Field of View plugin

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Description

The Field of View plugin allows stepwise zooming via keyboard shortcuts like in the Cartes du Ciel[1] planetarium program.

FOV-plugin.jpg

By default Stellarium uses smooth zooming via mouse wheel or keyboard shortcuts. Some users want stepwise zooming to fixed values for field of view like in Cartes du Ciel planetarium, and this plugin provides this feature. You can edit values and use the keyboard for quick-setting of FOV. All values in degrees.

Using the Field of View plugin

  1. Enable the tool by clicking the tool-bar button "Load at startup"
  2. Press shortkeys for quick changes of FOV

Section [FOV] in config.ini file

You can edit config.ini file by yourself for changes of the settings for the Field of View plugin - just make it carefully!

ID Type Version Description
Plugin Stellarium
fov_quick_0 float 0.1.0+ 0.13.0+ Value of FOV for the shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+0"
fov_quick_1 float 0.1.0+ 0.13.0+ Value of FOV for the shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+1"
fov_quick_2 float 0.1.0+ 0.13.0+ Value of FOV for the shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+2"
fov_quick_3 float 0.1.0+ 0.13.0+ Value of FOV for the shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+3"
fov_quick_4 float 0.1.0+ 0.13.0+ Value of FOV for the shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+4"
fov_quick_5 float 0.1.0+ 0.13.0+ Value of FOV for the shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+5"
fov_quick_6 float 0.1.0+ 0.13.0+ Value of FOV for the shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+6"
fov_quick_7 float 0.1.0+ 0.13.0+ Value of FOV for the shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+7"
fov_quick_8 float 0.1.0+ 0.13.0+ Value of FOV for the shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+8"
fov_quick_9 float 0.1.0+ 0.13.0+ Value of FOV for the shortcut "Ctrl+Alt+9"

Version history

Plug-in version Stellarium version Significant changes
0.1.0 0.13.0 First public version of plugin

How you can help

We are welcome bug reports, feature requests and feedback through the usual channels (trackers, forums and so on).

References

  1. Official website of SkyChart / Cartes du Ciel planetarium.
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