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Viewport Tool

Description

A Viewport Tool is a tool that allows you to interact with the Viewport in a specific way. Often times a Viewport Tool will provide a manipulator within the viewport for quick/easy access to the intended functions. A Viewport Tool can also provide additional settings that control how the tool functions and/or how you interact with it. These settings are found in the Tool Settings pane.

Parent Elements

Below is a list of interface elements that a Viewport Tool can exist within:

  • Viewport - Your window into the virtual universe inside your computer.

Tools

Below is a list of Viewport Tools:

  • Node Selection - A tool that allows you to select a node in the scene, directly in the viewport.
  • Universal - A tool that allows you to select a node in the scene, directly in the viewport, and then rotate, translate and/or scale that node using a manipulator.
  • Rotate - A tool that allows you to select a node in the scene, directly in the viewport, and then rotate that node using a manipulator.
  • Translate - A tool that allows you to select a node in the scene, directly in the viewport, and then translate that node using a manipulator.
  • Scale - A tool that allows you to select a node in the scene, directly in the viewport, and then scale that node using a manipulator.