Pan ( Modeling & Drawing Editor )

Tool summary :

  • Drag laterally to pan across your computer screen.
  • Pan operates in 2-dimensional space. It changes the perspective shown on your computer screen, but does not alter view depth or change how closely you are zoomed into a view or the angle at which you look at the view.
  • To undo a Pan , use Undo View Change . To save the view resulting from Pan for later use in your current session of Modeling (or your current drawing in the Drawing Editor ) use Retain View .
  • See the step-by-step instructions .

Also see :

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   Step-by-step instructions :

Pan can be used in Modeling or the Drawing Editor . It lets you drag your mouse pointer in order to scroll across your computer screen. The following instructions assume that you are using a 3-button mouse.

1 . Invoke Pan using any one (1) of the following methods:

Method 1 : Click the Pan icon, which is pictured above. The icon can be taken from the group named ' Navigate -- Navigation Mode ' ( Modeling ) or ' Navigate -- Navigation Mode ' ( Drawing Editor ) and placed on a toolbar (classic) or the ribbon (lightning).

Method 2 : If the " Modeling layout style " or " Drawing Editor layout style " is ' Classic ', you can use the menu system to choose Navigate > Pan .

Method 3, 4 or 5 : Pan can also be configured to be invoked using a keyboard shortcut , the context menu , or a mode . For the lightning interface, this configuration is done using Customize Interface .

Method 6 : With Select Items Mode mouse bindings active, hold down the middle mouse button ( Pan ) while dragging the mouse pointer across the screen. You can also pan in Navigation Mode . Go to step 3.

2 . Skip this step if you invoked this tool from a mode. Otherwise, your mouse pointer ( ) becomes a 4-way mouse pointer ( ). Hold down any mouse button and drag the mouse pointer across the screen.

3 . The display moves as you drag the mouse pointer. Release the mouse button when you have scrolled across your computer screen to where you want to be.

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