Using the ViewCube and SteeringWheels
Found in most other Autodesk programs, the ViewCube and SteeringWheels can greatly aid in the navigation of your model. SteeringWheels includes many of the tools we've already discussed, such as Pan, Zoom, and Orbit, allowing for quick and easy access. The ViewCube is used to improve the workflow by allowing you to set a Home view and change the overall direction of the model view.
The ViewCube (Figure 3.16) is a tool used to aid in setting up and navigating between views. The ViewCube provides visual feedback and allows for instant changes to the view of the model. You can drag or click the ViewCube, switch to one of the available preset views, roll the current view, or change to the Home view of ...