This site requires a frames-capable browser
Microsoft Internet Explorer.
You also need Macromedia's Flash
and Apple's Quicktime plug-ins.
Flash is a plug-in for your browser that
lets you view Flash content. It displays vector graphics (which
makes file sizes incredibly small), it is scalable to fit any
sized browser window and is fully interactive.
correctly view the Virtual Tour, you must have the very latestversion of the Macromedia Flash plug-in (Flash 6). Macromedia
Flash 6 is required to use the interactive map of Oxford. You
can download it here.
It should install automatically in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
In Netscape, you might have to install it yourself. Simply double-click
it and run through the short installation process. You won't even
have to restart your browser.
Quicktime "Plug-in" for your browser is required
(the latest version 6 is recommended). If you see the QuickTime
logo below you have it correctly installed.
Tips on viewing
The panoramas are made using QuickTime VR, a photgraphic virtual
reality technology that makes it possible to explore places as if
you were really there. QuickTime VR moves the photographic image
from the flat, 2D world into a more immersive experience with 3D
When you click on a panorama symbol on the map which looks like
the panorama is displayed to the left of the map. Underneath the
photograph are the QTVR controls:
Use these controls to zoom in and out of the image and drag a zoomed
object. You will notice as you roll over each tool's icon, its function
appears in the status bar.
To move around in a panorama, simply click and drag your mouse to
the left or right within the picture.
You see a broken plug-in icon (a little
jigsaw piece) when you try to view the map or a panorama.
has gone wrong with the download and installation process of the
plug-ins. Restart your browser and try the process one more time.
The website runs
slowly on your computer.
faster your computer, the faster the site will run. Things you
can do to speed it up is close down other processor intensive
applications and you can also right-click on the map and choose
a lower quality.
You've tried everything but you can't
get it to work. Then