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Setting the View Direction

Use the ViewDirection command to set the viewing direction to the Model.

The drawing entities display as if viewed from the specified viewing point in Model workspace.

To set the view direction by specifying a viewpoint:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Click View > 3D Views > Viewpoint on the menu.
    • Type ViewDirection.
  2. Type the new viewpoint, for example, 1,1,1.

    The viewpoint creates a vector to the origin of the coordinate system (0,0,0), which defines the direction from which the drawing is viewed.

To set the view direction by specifying a view angle:

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Click View > 3D Views > Viewpoint on the menu.
    • Type ViewDirection.
  2. Specify the View angle option.
  3. Type an angle:
    1. In the XY plane from the X axis, for example, 45.
    2. Above or below the target, for example, 33.

Access

Command: ViewDirection

Menu: View > 3D Views > Viewpoint



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