Navigate the 3D View¶
Rotate/pan/zoom with mouse¶
||Rotate the view|
||Pan the view|
||Zoom the view|
Use NumPad to snap to views¶
Laptop doesn’t have a NumPad? Go to File ‣ User Preferences ‣ Input tab and check the Emulate Numpad box. This will make the top number keys behave like the NumPad.
||Snap to top view|
||Snap to view from the front|
||Snap to view from the right|
||Swap between orthographic and perspective views|
||Swap (switches between top/bottom or left/right)|
Exercise: Snapping the view
- Play around with the view – use
MMBto randomly rotate the view, then use the NumPad keys to snap to views.
- Note the top left corner (view label) and bottom left corner (axes) as you do so.
The Blender documentation on the 3D view has more details.