This custom menu is in part a virtual numpad emulator and a user perspective navigation tool.
Open Blender and go to Preferences then the Add-ons tab.
Click 3D View then 3D Navigation to enable the script.
Located in the 3D Viewport ‣ Sidebar ‣ View. This add-on is split over two panels.
This panel provides some common navigation tools and emulates the numpad shortcuts.
- View Global/Local
Switch Global/Local view.
- View Perspective/Orthographic
Switch perspective/orthographic view mode.
- View Camera
View from active camera.
- Align View from
Align view to front/back.
Align view to left/right.
Align view to top/bottom.
- Lock View to Object
Select an object to align view, from the list.
- View to Selected
Align view on selected object.
- World Origin
Snap cursor to center (scene 0,0,0).
Align view to center (scene 0,0,0).
- Cursor to Selected
Snap cursor to object center (selected).
Pan Orbit Zoom Roll
This panel provides incremental “User Screen View Perspective” navigation in the Sidebar.
Move towards the top of your screen.
Move towards the bottom of your screen.
Move to the users left or left of screen as you view it.
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.
Navigate the 3D Viewport and camera from the Sidebar.
3D Viewport ‣ Sidebar ‣ View tab
Demohero, uriel, meta-androcto
Brendon Murphy (meta-androcto)
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This add-on is bundled with Blender.