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How do I fix the rotation behavior?

padcompadcom Member Posts: 7
Check this out:


My brain is completely incompatible with what is being considered default behavior for view manipulation. The only app that does it right is Tinkercad. How can I make Onshape behave like Tinkercad? Above all, how can I make the part not run away when I want to look at it from a different angle? It's so extremely frustrating....


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    Matt_ShieldsMatt_Shields Member Posts: 275 PRO
    Rotation in different programs always takes a little getting used to.  In Onshape, you definitely want to be cognizant of where your mouse is before you click and drag.  That makes a big difference.  See below.

    Personally, I'm glad Onshape doesn't behave like Tinkercad ;)
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    padcompadcom Member Posts: 7
    Matt, that’s great you like it. Doesn't mean it is the same for everybody. For me it is a blocker that I will not be able to overcome. So I guess it's the end for me since you like it the way it is now. Brilliant. That's what I was looking for. 
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    bryan_lagrangebryan_lagrange Member, User Group Leader Posts: 811 ✭✭✭✭✭
    You can change the mouse controls under preferences in My Account. There is no TinkerCAD related controls but maybe one of the other non default settings could work better.

    Bryan Lagrange
    Twitter: @BryanLAGdesign

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