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view by workplane (not workplane by view) - TC 16
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* March 31, 2010, 06:00:48 AM
I hope I'm missing the obvious...

I want to set my workplane by facet and then set the view normal to the workplane.


How do we do that?


I'm working with angles on my angles......


Thanks.
DaveK

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David Knowling
Windows 7 Pro 64, TC16.2.54.0


* March 31, 2010, 06:14:48 AM
#1
In view, choose camera, plan, by workplane.  Or CTRL+SHIFT+W.

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Cameron Blair


* March 31, 2010, 06:22:22 AM
#2
OK... that's embarassing.

I obviously did alot of research before asking that one.


Thankyou coasterguy2.

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David Knowling
Windows 7 Pro 64, TC16.2.54.0


* April 01, 2010, 02:41:27 PM
#3
I have a question that is along the same line.

What I would like to do is to rotate a view in a manner simlar to AutoCAD's Twist tool.  I have tried the approach mentioned, but with the workplane rotated.  It works after a fashion, but backwards.

Any ideas on how to go about using this or a similar approach in order to twist the view in the viewport, not rotate the geometry.

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TC V21 Pro Platinum  Win 7 Professional


* April 01, 2010, 06:50:01 PM
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What I would like to do is to rotate a view in a manner simlar to AutoCAD's Twist tool.  I have tried the approach mentioned, but with the workplane rotated.  It works after a fashion, but backwards.

Any ideas on how to go about using this or a similar approach in order to twist the view in the viewport, not rotate the geometry.

One way: Select the viewport; open its Properties dialog to the "Camera" page; adjust The UP Vector.

Henry H

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* April 01, 2010, 10:54:39 PM
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is to rotate a view in a manner simlar to AutoCAD's Twist tool.


I'm not familiar with the twist tool but I'm always using some twist/orbit tool accessed by holding down the wheel button on a wheel mouse while moving the mouse.  TC tries to pick the object beyond the cursor as the centre for the orbit.

Invaluable for making sure faces meet when I'm not using the assembly tools.

DaveK

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David Knowling
Windows 7 Pro 64, TC16.2.54.0


* April 02, 2010, 08:36:42 AM
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Thanks guys

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TC V21 Pro Platinum  Win 7 Professional