The following basic actions are used to navigate a 3D file in the 3D viewer:
Hold left click and move the mouse to rotate the model
Right click and move the mouse to pan the model
Scroll to zoom in and out
Left click once to select a component of the model
Double click to select a component and snap it to view
Along the bottom of the viewer is a toolbar that allows the user to do the following:
Change the navigation mode from ‘Orbit’ to ‘Free Orbit’
Change left click functionality to ‘Pan’
Change left click functionality to ‘Zoom’
Enter ‘First Person’ mode
Change ‘Camera Interactions’ settings. Click the arrow in the top right corner to enter any of the three ‘Camera Interactions’ settings: ‘Roll’, ‘Focal Length’, and ‘Fit To View’
Cross-section the model using ‘Section Analysis’. Click the arrow in the top right corner to enter any of the four ‘Section Analysis’ settings: ‘Add Box’, ‘Add Z Plane’, ‘Add Y Plane’, ‘Add X Plane’. Hover over each option to view a section preview.
The ‘Measure’ tool allows you to take point-to-point and angle measurements. Once the measuring tool is opened, several additional options and settings appear. Click ‘Done’ to exit the ‘Measure’ tool
Explode the model. After clicking ‘Explode Model’, use the slider that appears to explode the model to varying extent.
Open the ‘Model Browser’ (also known as the feature tree). This lists and allows you to explore all of the individual sub-assembly and parts associated with the model.
Display ‘Properties’ of the selected component, or entire model if no component is selected
Open viewer ‘Settings’ panel
Switch to ‘Full Screen’ mode. Click Esc on your keyboard to exit