Using the Orbit and Look Tools

Orbit and Look are indispensable tools for moving around a model and continuing to build your navigation skill set. These tools allow you to focus on specific items, look around from a fixed point, and orbit (revolve) around a pivot point.

Orbit Tools

Orbit and its associated tools affect the overall orientation of the model. As you move the cursor, the model reacts to your movement around a pivot point. Only the Free Orbit tool moves the model (model centric). All the other tools move the camera (camera centric).


The Orbit tool changes the camera location in the model. As you move in any direction, you can explore the various directions in the model. Drag the mouse cursor to move the Orbit tool in the desired ...

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