3D Navigation

This custom menu is in part a virtual numpad emulator and a user perspective navigation tool.

Activation

  • Open Blender and go to Preferences then the Add-ons tab.

  • Click 3D View then 3D Navigation to enable the script.

Interface

Located in the 3D Viewport ‣ Sidebar ‣ View. This add-on is split over two panels.

3D Navigation

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This panel provides some common navigation tools and emulates the numpad shortcuts.

Global/Local ビュー

Switch Global/Local view.

View Perspective/Orthographic

Switch perspective/orthographic view mode.

View Camera

View from active camera.

Align View from
Front/Back

Align view to front/back.

Left/Right

Align view to left/right.

Top/Bottom

Align view to top/bottom.

Lock View to Object

Select an object to align view, from the list.

View to Select

Align view on selected object.

Cursor
World Origin

Snap cursor to center (scene 0,0,0).

View

Align view to center (scene 0,0,0).

Cursor to Selected

Snap cursor to object center (selected).

Pan Orbit Zoom Roll

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This panel provides incremental "User Screen View Perspective" navigation in the Sidebar.

Up

Move towards the top of your screen.

Down

Move towards the bottom of your screen.

Left

Move to the users left or left of screen as you view it.

Right

Move to the users right or right of screen as you view it.

Zoom In/Out

Zoom the view in/out.

Roll Left/Right

Roll the view left/right.

Reference

Category

3D View

Description

Navigate the 3D Viewport and camera from the Sidebar.

Location

3D Viewport ‣ Sidebar ‣ View tab

File

space_view3d_3d_navigation.py

Author

Demohero, uriel, meta-androcto

Maintainer

Brendon Murphy (meta-androcto)

License

GPL

Support Level

Community

Note

This add-on is bundled with Blender.