Visual 2012 Documentation

Below find pdf documentation available for Visual 2012. You can also view the Visual 2012 Manual in web help format.

Visual 2012 Manual
August 7, 2013 (10 MB)
Visual 2012 Hot Key List
April 29, 2013 (45 KB)

You may also choose from the links below to read individual PDF chapters from the Visual 2012 manual.

Visual 2.6 User's Guides
These User's Guides are aimed to familiarize users with various aspects of Visual. The Basic Edition User's Guide explains the Lumen Method Tool interface and the Basic Edition modeling environment. In the Professional Edition User's Guide, full instructions are provided for using every aspect of the interface, from starting a new design, to importing CAD files, to modeling and calculating.
Basic Edition User's Guide
December 1, 2004 (0.7 MB)
Professional Edition User's Guide
August 15, 2006 (2.70 MB)
Roadway Lighting Tool User's Guide
August 15, 2006 (2.70 MB)
Visual 2.6 Tutorials
These tutorials familiarize beginning users with various aspects of Visual. The Basic Edition tutorial walks the user through a complete basic lighting design. The Professional Edition Interior tutorial covers the construction of an odd-shaped room, selection of different luminaire types, construction of obstructions and how to perform a complete lighting calculation. The Professional Edition Exterior tutorial covers importing a CAD file, creating multi-headed luminaire types, the use of templates for an area lighting design and basic luminaire aiming for floodlighting. Download the tutorials using the links below:
Basic Edition Tutorial
June 30, 2003 (0.4 MB)
Visual 2.6 International Documents
As translations of Visual documentation become available, we will post them for download.
Pro Edition Interior Tutorial - German
November 20, 2000 (2.3 MB)
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