Zoom Out to Pointer ( Modeling & Drawing Editor )

Tool summary :

  • Lets you zoom out from your mouse pointer using your mouse wheel in a mode.
  • If your mouse has a mouse wheel , you can use Mode Configuration to add Zoom Out to Pointer to modes. Simply enter ' 5 ' as the " Button " number while " Zoom Out to Pointer " is selected in the " Command list ," then press the " Add " button.
  • Select Items mode ( Modeling ) and Select Items mode ( Drawing Editor ) are both configured to zoom out from your mouse pointer with a mouse wheel.
  • If you configure a mode to use Zoom Out to Pointer , you should configure that same mode to use Zoom In to Pointer .
  • See the step-by-step instructions .

Also see :

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   Step-by-step instructions :

Zoom Out to Pointer is most useful when your mouse is equipped with a mouse wheel . A mouse with a mouse wheel is a type of 3-button mouse.

1 . You can Zoom Out to Pointer using any one (1) of the following methods:

Method 1 : Click the Zoom Out to Pointer icon. 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 > Zoom Out to Pointer .

Method 3, 4 or 5 : Zoom Out to Pointer 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 .

2 . The display zoom outs, away from the point where the tip of your mouse pointer is at. As a result, members and materials appear more distant, and you may be able to see more of the 3D model than was previously shown in your view.

Tip: To save a zoomed-out view for later use in your current session of Modeling (or your current drawing in the Drawing Editor ) use Retain View .

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