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If you are using OPAL for the first time, it is recommended that you read through the documentation in the following order: 1) overview, 2) tutorials, 3) API reference.The overview and tutorials do not cover everything; they exist to help you learn to use the basics quickly.Consult the API reference for a more detailed description.

 

OPAL Overview: a short, high-level intro to the major components and how they work together.

 

Tutorial 1: The Simulator

 

Tutorial 2: Solids, Shapes, and Materials

 

Tutorial 3: Joints

 

Tutorial 4: Motors

 

Tutorial 5: Sensors

 

Tutorial 6: Data Objects

 

Tutorial 7: Event Handlers and User Data

 

Tutorial 8: Contact Groups

 

Tutorial 9: Blueprints and OPAL XML Files

 

Tutorial 10: Mesh Shapes

 

Tutorial 11: Spaces

 

API Documentation: a detailed description of everything in OPAL.If a particular concept isnít discussed in the overview or tutorials, check here.

 

OPAL is Copyright © 2004-2005 Alan Fischer, Andres Reinot, and Tyler Streeter