Live 3D – Navigation

There are lots of ways to navigate in Live 3D. Use the onscreen buttons, your computer keyboard, your mouse wheel, and your tablet's touch. This article reviews navigation, keyboard shortcuts, and tablet/mouse tips. To switch between Flyover and Camera Mode, open the main menu in the top left corner (see also Live 3D - Overview). 

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This article explains:

 

 

Flyover Mode Onscreen Buttons

  • Zoom. Zoom in + and out - . The center button returns the zoom to the default starting point. You can also use your mouse wheel or pinch in and out on your tablet.
  • Tilt and Rotate. Tilt up, tilt down, rotate left, rotate right. You can also use your keyboard arrow keys, drag your mouse, or on your tablet, use touch.

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Camera Mode Onscreen Buttons

  • Zoom. Zoom in + and out - . The center button returns the zoom to the default starting point. You can also use your mouse wheel or pinch in and out on your tablet.
  • Fine-tune Camera. Move the camera up, down, left or right.
  • Navigate. Move forward, backward, turn left, turn right. You can also use your keyboard arrow keys, drag your mouse left or right, and on your tablet, tap to move forward and back, and drag to turn left and right.

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac and PC

Key Camera Mode Flyover Mode
Up Arrow Move camera forward (1) Move view up
Down Arrow Move camera backward (1) Move view down
Left Arrow Turn camera left (2) Move view left
Right Arrow Turn camera right (2) Move view right
Ctrl + Up Arrow / Cmd + Up Arrow Move camera up (1) -
Ctrl + Down Arrow / Cmd + Down Arrow Move camera down (1) -
Ctrl + Left Arrow / Cmd + Left Arrow Move camera left (1) -
Ctrl + Right Arrow / Cmd + Right Arrow Move camera right (1) -
Plus Zoom in Zoom in
Minus Zoom out Zoom out
Shift + Click and move mouse - Move floor plan in Live 3D window

(1) Move 10 cm (3.9 inch). Press Shift-key in addition to move 100 cm (39.4 inch).
(2) Turn 1 degree. Press Shift-key in addition to turn 10 degrees.  

 

 

Tablet and Mouse Tips

  • Zoom: On tablet, pinch fingers in and out. On mouse, rotate mouse wheel.
  • Rotate left or right. On tablet, drag finger. Or drag mouse left and right.
  • Move 10 cm forward in Camera mode. Single finger tap or single mouse click.
  • Move 100 cm forward in Camera mode. Double finger tap or single mouse click.

 

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