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3D Printing Blueprints by Joe Larson

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Adjusting for the third dimension

As it is so far this is a fine gingerbread man with its stance so flat. To add some life to this model, simply adjust it in all three dimensions. And to aid in this a new view will be introduced; Quad View.

  • In the menu at the bottom of the 3D View panel select View | Toggle Quad View or press Ctrl + Alt + Q.
    Adjusting for the third dimension

The utility of this view is to simultaneously view the model from many different angles. The disadvantage is that each of the views is a quarter the screen size making details hard to see.

In quad view the location of the pointer when using hot keys is more important than ever:

  1. As long as the mouse pointer is over ...

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