The Cubix Editor allows to create cubix-like structures only by clicking. The
user can save and load such structures. There is a dozen of sample structures
included in the Cubix Editor directory. Here are some instructions how to use
to create a cube on the floor - click on the floor-tile
to create a cube next to another cube - click on the
corresponding face of the cube
to create many cubes next to another cube - hold [Ctrl] key and
click on the corresponding face
to delete a cube click with the right mouse button on the cube
Saving structures can be done in two modes:
unoptimized - each cube is saved individually - this makes
saving faster, but creates bigger files
optimized - the application tries to group cubes in larger
rectangular structures. This makes saving slower, but creates smaller files.
The Cubix Editor supports colors. When a cube is created it uses
the last selected color.
Build a solid cube with predefined size.
Build a wireframed cube with predefined size.
Find alternative methods for building the same structure.
Find ways to create hollow structure or structures hanging in
Find ways to build more complex structures (like chained
Rebuild the structures from Cubix application.
Rebuild the structures from Cubix Shadow application.
Make new structures which can be used by other Cubix
Recreate colored structures from your environment - rooms,
chairs, desks, computers, etc. Build your own gallery.
Start two Cubix Editor applications, position them
side-by-side, and rebuild in each of them a structure. Then compare both
structures by rotating them.
Use the Cubix Editor to find the volume and surface of
Select a structure and try to rebuild it with the minimal or
maximal number of cubes.
Find the fastest ways to build a figure by using the various
methods from the Cubix Editor (i.e. creating a sequence of cubes, removing
Describe a structure with words. Let another person try to
rebuild it using your description. Is the other structure the same as your? Is
it symmetrical? Is it rotated? If it is not what you expect, how would you
modify your description?
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