Introduction and Acknowledgements
This work is part of the National Alliance for Medical Image Computing (NA-MIC), funded by the National Institutes of Health through the NIH Roadmap for Medical Research, Grant U54 EB005149. Information on NA-MIC can be obtained from the NA-MIC website.
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Panels and their use
This panel, which is always open, contains quick access to interfaces to:
- Load DICOM datasets
- Load individual scalar volume datasets
- Load datasets of other types (such as polygonal models), and
- Download sample datasets from the internet.
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The Main Window Panel
In this panel, a broad overview of Slicer's Application Interface is provided.
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Loading and Saving Panel
The Load & Save panel describes the MRML format, and various options for loading and saving scenes and individual datasets.
This panel contains information about the adjusting display of scenes and data, configuring application layout, and saving screen snapshots and scene configurations of interest.
Mouse & Keyboard Panel
The Mouse & Keyboard panel describes the use of mouse and keyboard to perform basic interactive operations in Slicer including adjusting the display of data and manipulating the 3D scene on Windows, Mac and Linux using a one- two- and three-button mouse.
Documentation & Tutorials Panel
This panel provides links to additional information of interest.