OSLO

OSLO

OSLO is the most powerful and foremost imaging system design software used for determination of optimal size and shape of lenses and other optical components. Download the OSLO brochure.

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OSLO User Interface

OSLO is a windows application with a spreadsheet-based graphical user interface. Several features have been added to Rev. 6 to make the program easier to use than ever before:

  • Right-click provides a list of currently available actions.
  • Dialog boxes can be generated automatically for CCL commands
  • User-defined toolbars, with up to 8 toolbars/window, each containing up to 50 buttons,
  • Status bar shows the current state of your system and is fully customizable.
  • Mouse wheel support for graphic sliders and zoom graphics helps you make the most of OSLO.
  • User-defined tiling re-positions all your windows with just one click.
  • Tip of the day box gives you hints on how to make better use of OSLO.

Data Input

  • Intuitive yet powerful data entry and command execution using Technology
  • Cut, copy, paste lens surfaces or ranges
  • Reverse, scale lens surface or range
  • Insert, delete lens surfaces
  • Merge one lens into another
  • Group surfaces into elements
  • See the data you are entering in real-time in the AutoDraw window.

Text Output

  • Two text windows
  • Full Internal Precision Output. OSLO's Spreadsheet BufferTM technology allows you to work with full precision data (pi = 3.1415926535898), while displaying only pi = 3.141593. This technology has many advantages:
    • Keeps output to reasonable size
    • Allows CCL to work with internal precision numbers, not just with the displayed precision
    • You can choose to copy the data to the clipboard in either displayed or full precision
  • Advanced text output selection. You can now make a selection in the text window by dragging the mouse. Selected text can be:
    • Copied to the clipboard
    • Highlighted in user-defined colors (text and background)
    • Saved as a text file
    • Printed

Graphical Output

  • Up to 32 Graphic Windows allowed
  • Easy zoom-in, zoom-out (mouse dragging)
  • Easy graphics window updating
  • Individual background color (white/black) switch for each window
  • Resizable (including portrait/landscape printing)
  • Clipboard support
  • Easy parameter recall

Help

  • Easier to browse. Help has been totally converted to HTML format, making it easier to read and to search.
  • Easier access to help. Help is available from all dialog boxes, including CCL dialog boxes
  • More complete. CCL routines are integrated with the help system