Geo 2015-02-15 21:23:37 UTC #10 @Gully_Foyle, I’ve yet to apprehend exactly what the OP meant by “the side to side pan thing"Hopefully the documentation and video will dispel his/her misconceptions. If your zoom command suddenly quits working, check the cursor location. But the key to getting around isn't on the toolbar or on a menu, it's built into the scroll wheel of the mouse. That will back up the camera to let you see your entire model. Check This Out
More tips from Logitech Support:Downloading the latest software for you Logitech mouse and keyboard — Logitech Support Geo 2015-02-15 16:39:14 UTC #5 chrisharmon1950: I still don't see any way to get Been there, Years ago I got the Space Pilot for all the extra buttons and the ability to map the arrow keys on the device for left-handed arrow key access. Hmmmm. catamountain 2015-02-15 21:30:28 UTC #11 By default, pressing down on the wheel temporarily suspend whatever tool is in use to allow one to reposition the camera with the Orbit tool.
But this is a temporary option. It also gives you the option to preset favorite key modifiers on the mouse’s programmable buttons. A laptop trackpad poses similar problems. Sketchup Mouse Shortcuts The nice ones are expensive suckers.
Imagine how slow and awkward you would be in the shop if you tried to cut a fine detail at arms length because you couldn't remember how to get a closer Sketchup Orbit Problem Reply ↓ What do you think? Anssi 2015-02-24 16:53:26 UTC #17 bwelty5: When Trimble gets their act together to accept this in 15 you will love it. http://blog.3dconnexion.com/blog/bid/326151/3-Common-Problems-in-SketchUp-and-Their-Solution It takes practice, but you should be careful about what you practice.
There are a couple of other fine points about navigating. Sketchup Zoom Slow I realized that I meant to mean use the two buttons on the side, as well as the wheel (pushing it to the left or right) in order to move along That works-! Share this:TwitterFacebookPinterestGoogleRedditEmail Related Posted in 10 Things About SketchUp, exp, SketchUp, SketchUp Blog, SketchUp Tutorials Tagged 10 Things About SketchUp, Learn SketchUp permalink Post navigation ← 2nd of 10 Things I
This post will show you how to overcome these common SketchUp challenges and get more out of the software. https://groups.google.com/d/topic/sketchup3d/2JxhKI4JbHs If you right click while in a navigation command, a menu pops up with other options. Sketchup Mouse Orbit Not Working And 3D mice give SketchUp users some serious advantages. Sketchup Scroll Wheel Zoom Not Working Learning to navigate is often the bigger hurdle.
How have you solved them? his comment is here The effect is like holding the model or camera in your hand: no more clicking, dragging and banging your head against a wall trying to navigate. Put the cursor over something and roll the wheel to get in quickly. That can lead to mistakes and wasted time spent trying to make your model do what you want. Sketchup Mouse Settings
New Book - SketchUp For Kitchen Design New Woodworker's Guide to SketchUp Revised and Updated. Sketchup Pan With Mouse This superior 3D navigation makes your work better, faster and smarter—giving you a deeper connection to your model and enhanced creativity in SketchUp. It might be wise to visit Logitech Support and download/install the current version of the Logitech’s mouse driver application … SetPoint ...
A 3D mouse’s patented 6-degrees-of-freedom sensor solves these problems. On the Camera toolbar are two commands that can also get you out of trouble, "Zoom Previous" and "Zoom Next". "Zoom Previous" takes you back to the last several camera positions. A 3D mouse eliminates the need to toggle between SketchUp’s orbit, zoom and pan features. Sketchup Orbit Shortcut catamountain 2015-02-16 02:13:20 UTC #14 As the OP requested a desire for switching between a working tool and panning and orbiting, just cut through the mouse-mapping workarounds.
for your MX 400 mouse. Doing the same while holding the Shift key will pan. Logitech own the company. http://vidivit.com/not-working/side-scroll-mouse-pad-not-working.html Gully_Foyle 2015-02-15 21:39:52 UTC #12 @Geo, on the mouse--or the class of mice--in consideration, there is an additional control movement built into the wheel mechanism: a side-to-side rocking or tilting, which
Common user challenges include using key modifiers to navigate, remembering keyboard shortcuts and dealing with unnatural movements while modeling. Image Source: MHKE via Flickr Tags: Engineering, Design, Architecture, CAD Tips and Tricks, Productivity Connect Subscribe by Email Latest Posts 6 (More) Productivity Tools Engineers Should Be Using 6 CAD Videos AFAIK the only way to pan the camera with an ordinary 3, 5 or 7-button mouse is to activate the Pan tool in some fashion and then move the mouse. I think of that as my parachute when I zoom in too far and don't know where I am.
Assign the function of "middle button" to your scroll wheel button. No doubt one could map H to one of the extra mouse buttons.Of course, that will only launch the Pan tool; not pan the camera. There is nothing to prevent 3D Connexion from releasing a SketchUp 2015-compatible driver, if they haven't already done so. Trimble!!!
In real life, we don't have to think about how we look at things, we just move closer, step back, or turn to a different angle. Until then, we just have to practice. -Bob Lang Master the basics of 3D Modeling in SketchUp with my new book “Building Blocks of SketchUp”. Maybe that will be a feature of SketchUp 9, or someone will come up with a Time Machine plug in. It can be a real struggle at first, and one of my pet theories is that this is because you have to learn two sets of skills at the same time.