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SpaceMouse Won't Rotate the View In Sketch Mode

christopher_graham586christopher_graham586 Member Posts: 47 PRO
The title describes the problem.  I just got a SpaceMouse and it works fine in non-sketch mode but when I enter sketch mode the model can be panned side to side and up and down but it's locked with the sketch plane perpendicular to the  viewing direction.  Why is this?  Sometimes I need to view from a different direction when sketching, for example to see vertices that aren't visible from looking straight down.

What can I do about this?


  • christopher_graham586christopher_graham586 Member Posts: 47 PRO
    Edit: It turns out that if sketch mode is entered when the sketch plane is tilted to the viewing plane then it's possible to rotate the model in sketch mode.  However why ever lock rotation in sketch mode?  It there an option to turn this feature off? 
  • Evan_ReeseEvan_Reese Member Posts: 589 PRO
    I prefer it to lock in sketch mode so I can make sure everything is aligned nicely. If you want to break out of it, you can rotate a bit with the mouse manually then rotate freely in the sketch. I don't know if there's a setting for it.
    Evan Reese / Principal and Industrial Designer with Fractal
    Website: fractalmade.com
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