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Rotate View

Rotates the model view in part and assembly documents.

To rotate the model view:

Device

Procedure

mouse (left button)

Click Rotate View (View toolbar) or View, Modify, Rotate, then drag the pointer .

mouse (middle button)

Drag with the middle mouse button.

keyboard

Press the arrow keys. Hold down Shift to rotate in 90° increments.

To rotate about a vertex, edge, or face:

Device

Procedure

mouse (left button)

Click Rotate View or View, Modify, Rotate; select a vertex, edge, or face; then drag the pointer.

mouse (middle button)

Middle-click a vertex, edge, or face; then middle-drag the pointer.

To change options such as mouse speed and arrow key angle increments, see View Rotation/Zoom Options.

To change settings for transparency quality used during rotation, see Performance Options.

Related Topics:

Roll View

Pan

Zoom In/Out

Middle Mouse Button Functions

Modifying Camera Views

 



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