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Named Views

The NamedView command manages the named views list to save, restore, and edit named views.

Steps

Named Views Panel

Panel options

Toolbar

Save as

Saves the current viewport as a named view.

See: Naming conventions in Rhino

Restore

Regenerates the selected named view.

Delete

Removes the selected named view from the list.

Import from 3dm file

Imports named views from a 3DM file.

Create Using Widget

Adds a new named view by locating its target and camera points in the viewport.


Camera widget with control points turned on.

Steps

  1. In the Create Named View Using Widget dialog box, type a name for the named view.
  2. Pick a camera location.
  3. Pick a target location.
  4. Pick a field of view.
Properties

Opens the Named View Properties dialog box.

For more information about these settings, see: ViewportProperties.

Duplicate

Copies the selected named viewport.

Edit by looking

Opens a new temporary viewport where you can use viewport navigation tools to reset the view.

Animation

Animates the restoration of named view. When you change to a different named view, the view transitions smoothly from the current view to the selected named view. This allows you to see the transition and can also be used to build presentations.

To copy a named view to a viewport

Or,

  1. Right-click the named view thumbnail to copy from, and on the menu, click Copy.
  2. Right-click the named view thumbnail to copy to, and on the menu, click Paste.

Options

Auto-update thumbnails

Updates the thumbnail view when objects are changed, added, or deleted from the viewport.

Restore aspect ratio

Updates the aspect ratio of the viewport to the aspect ratio of the original named view.

Show named view widget

Turns the widgets on and off for all selected named views.

Lock named view

Locks the widget so it cannot be changed by moving, dragging, or using Edit by Looking.

Auto-select named view widgets

Automatically selects the widget when a named view is selected from the list.

List/thumbnail context menu

The named views list/area displays the named views in the model as either thumbnail views or a list. Right-click a view name or thumbnail to display the context menu.

View Mode

Sets the panel view mode.

List

Displays named views as a list.

Thumbnails

Displays named views as thumbnail previews.

Copy

Copies the current named view inside one Rhino session or between sessions.

Paste

Pastes the copied named view inside one Rhino session or between sessions.

Show Named View Widget

Displays a visual representation of a named view camera.

Edit Named View By Looking

Opens a new temporary viewport where you can use viewport navigation tools to reset the view.

Restore

Sets the view in the current viewport to the selected named view.

In addition, you can drag a named view from the panel onto any viewport to force that viewport, whether current or not, to restore to the saved view.

To current view

Does not change the viewport's aspect ratio.

To new floating viewport

Restores the size and aspect ratio of the saved view.

Lock Named View

Locks the widget so it cannot be changed by moving, dragging, or using Edit by Looking.

Delete Named View

Deletes the selected named view.

Rename Named View

Changes the name of the selected named view.

Import Named Views from 3dm File
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Import From File >

Named Views from 3dm file

Imports named views from a 3DM file.

Create Named View Using Widget

Adds a new view widget. This is a visual representation of a named view camera.

Save Current Viewport As Named View

Saves the current viewport as a named view.

Animation Settings

Opens the Named View Animation Settings dialog box.

Named View Animation Settings

Animate named view restoration

Turns the animation feature on.

Constant time

Specifies the number of frames between each view.

Constant speed

Specifies the number of distance units per frame between each view.

Delay between frames __ milliseconds

Specifies the time between frames. This lets you control the speed of the animation.

Properties

Opens the Named View Properties dialog box.

For more information about these settings, see: ViewportProperties.

Blank area context menu options

To display the context menu

View Mode

Sets the panel view mode.

List

Displays named views as a list.

Thumbnails

Displays named views as thumbnail previews.

Copy

Copies the named view properties from the current viewport.

Paste

Pastes the named view properties into the current viewport.

Import Named Views from 3dm File

Imports named views from a 3DM file.

Create Named View Using Widget

Adds a new view widget. This is a visual representation of a named view camera.

Save Current Viewport As Named View

Saves the current viewport as a named view.

Animation Settings

Opens the Named View Animation Settings dialog box.

Named View Animation Settings

Animate named view restoration

Turns the animation feature on.

Constant time

Specifies the number of frames between each view.

Constant speed

Specifies the number of distance units per frame between each view.

Delay between frames __ milliseconds

Specifies the time between frames. This lets you control the speed of the animation.

See also

EditLightByLooking

Set a spotlight direction using view manipulation tools.

Snapshots

The Snapshots command saves and restores Named Views, Named Positions, Layer States, as well as rendering settings, object settings including locked/hidden state, display mode, material, position, light settings, curve piping, displacement, edge softening, shutlining, and thickness.

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