This video explains moving the camera view with the Orbit and Pan tools using shortcuts and icons to activate them.
- [Instructor] Often you'll need to move…throughout your 3D model to work on, or present,…a different area.…One way to change what you are seeing…in your viewport is the Orbit tool.…That's this icon up here,…or the letter o on your keyboard.…To orbit you'll click and drag on your model…from side to side or up and down.…A great way to speed up the use of the Orbit tool,…is to use the center scroll wheel…of your three-button mouse.…
By clicking and holding this button…you can activate the Orbit tool quickly…without having to use any shortcut keys.…When you release the button,…it will return to the tool that you were previously using.…Another important viewing tool is the Pan tool.…This will allow you to grab and pull…your drawing around the screen.…To activate the Pan tool you can click…on the hand icon here, or use the keyboard shortcut h.…To remember the shortcut I like to think…of the hand icon, h for hand.…
To use this tool we will click and drag…and you'll instantly see the view of your drawing change.…A great way to speed up the use of this tool,…
- Navigating the interface for Mac and Windows
- Customizing toolbars
- Selecting and moving objects
- Drawing lines and shapes
- Modeling from a floor plan image
- Resizing and rotating objects
- Using organizational tools
- Working with components
- Creating and applying materials
- Animating and exporting your drawings
Skill Level Beginner
SketchUp Pro: Dynamic Componentswith Scott Onstott3h 13m Intermediate
What you should know1m 16s
1. The SketchUp Interface
2. Manipulate Objects
3. Drawing in SketchUp
4. Modeling from a Floor Plan Image
7. Document and Stylize
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