Although Ultra Fractal has been carefully designed to be as easy to use as possible, you will probably need to refer to this help file from time to time, especially while you are learning to use the program.
Click the Help button in the toolbar, click Help on the Help menu, or press F1, to get help on the currently active document window.
The Help menu also provides links to other major chapters in the help file that you might want to explore. The help file is divided into three major sections:
If you are new to Ultra Fractal, or to its animation features, you should take some time to do the included tutorials. This is the easiest and most enjoyable way to get to know Ultra Fractal.
- Reference chapters
After you have finished the tutorials, or any time you want to know something, the reference chapters provide in-depth information on any of Ultra Fractal’s features, such as the workspace, fractal windows, gradients, formulas, and layers. You can access any of these from the table of contents in the help window.
- Writing formulas
In case you are interested in writing your own fractal formulas, the Writing formulas chapter contains a short tutorial and a complete reference for the formula language used by Ultra Fractal. See Help for formula authors for more information.
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