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Navigating in the 3D View
Changing the Viewing direction
To change the viewing direction with a mouse, position the mouse pointer inside the Main Window. Hold down the left mouse button and move the mouse.
When you drag the mouse to the left (right), the viewing direction turns to the left (right) as if you were standing at the camera position and turned to the left (right).
When you drag the mouse upwards (downwards), the viewing direction turns upwards (downwards) as if you were standing at the camera position and turned upwards (downwards).
The vertical turning of the view is restricted to 180º.
To change the viewing direction with a touch screen, hold down one finger inside the Main Window and then move it around as described above for the mouse pointer.
Changing the Zoom
To increase the zoom level with a mouse, scroll the mouse wheel upwards.
To decrease the zoom level with a mouse, scroll the mouse wheel downwards.
To increase the zoom level with a touch screen, hold down two fingers inside the Main Window and then spread them apart.
To decrease the zoom level with a touch screen, hold down two fingers inside the Main Window and then pinch them together.
 
3D Navigation Modes
SCENE WebShare Cloud provides three different navigation modes when viewing in 3D: Fly , Examine , and Smart mode. These modes change what happens when you click and drag to rotate the scene:
Action
Fly mode
Examine mode
Smart mode
Rotate scan around your viewpoint
Click and drag
NA
Click inside circle and drag
Rotate scan in front of your viewpoint
NA
Click and drag
Click outside circle and drag
See Select button and Action Bar (3D Mode) to learn how to set the navigation mode.
Virtual joystick
The virtual joystick is available on touch screens and enables forward and backward movements. The virtual joystick can be activated anywhere in the Main Window as long as there is a certain distance to the window borders. This means you can use the virtual joystick with your left or right hand.
Long press: Virtual joystick appears
Hold and move finger upwards: Move forward
Hold and move finger downwards: Move backward
Swipe with other finger: Rotate the view while moving
Mouse commands
(MB = mouse button pressed)
Left MB + up: Look up
Left MB + down: Look down
Left MB + left: Look left
Left MB + right: Look right
Middle MB + move: Pan camera in opposite direction
Right MB + up: Move forward
Right MB + down: Move backward
Mouse wheel up: Zoom in
Mouse wheel down: Zoom out
Double-click scan point: Fly to point
Double-click object: Focus object/Fly to scan origin
Key commands
W / Arrow up: Move forward
S / Arrow down: Move backward
A / Arrow left: Move left
D / Arrow right: Move right
R / Page up: Move up
F / Page down: Move down
+ (numeric keypad): Zoom in
- (numeric keypad): Zoom out
I: Look up
K: Look down
J: Look left
L: Look right
SHIFT + movement key: Faster movement
Touch device
Swipe with one finger: Rotate
Swipe with two fingers: Pan camera in opposite direction
Spread with two fingers: Zoom in
Pinch with two fingers: Zoom out
Double tap on scan point: Fly to point
Double tap on object: Focus object/Fly to scan origin