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View Cube - Not just standard views...

bruce_williamsbruce_williams PROMember, Developers Posts: 354 PRO

Tip to check out all the functions of the 'View Cube';

 see the attached picture.  I just discovered arrows to 'rotate on axis normal to screen' on view cube; that is helpful because there is no keyboard shortcut for that....
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  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 EDU Member Posts: 1,640 EDU
    @bruce_williams

    your note "iso views" should be renamed to "trimetric views".
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: view FS (My FS's have "Official" beside them)
  • bruce_williamsbruce_williams PRO Member, Developers Posts: 354 PRO
    @mbartlett21

    thank you for the refinement!  It is ironic your post reminded me about those rotation arrows; I had forgotten and was trying for keyboard shortcuts again...
  • william_luckewilliam_lucke Member Posts: 5
    "Rotate on axis normal to screen" is limited to 45 degree increments that seem to be generated around an arbitrary axis... IE, they don't line up with my feature which is at 45 degrees to the primary Top, Right, Front planes.
    How to I rotate the view normal to the screen by an arbitrary amount?
  • bruce_williamsbruce_williams PRO Member, Developers Posts: 354 PRO
    I do not think that is possible directly.  A workaround is to create a Mate connector at desired orientation then select Mate connector and N (normal).  Then you can use the Named views to save various 'model orientation' views.
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