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Tip #158 - Navigating the View: Mouse Controls in TBC

By Hannah Poon posted 09-09-2021 08:44

  

Hey TBC’ers! Have you ever been uncertain about which mouse controls to use to navigate the view in TBC? For instance, you want to learn how to pan the view, zoom in and out, and rotate the view. This week’s tip will give an overview of the basic controls you can use to suit your needs.

 

Function

TBC

Pan

  • Click-and-drag the mouse wheel (2D)
  • Click-and-drag the right mouse button (2D + 3D)

Zoom in/out

  • Rotate the mouse wheel

Zoom in to a certain area

  • Press Ctrl + Alt + click-and-drag around an area

Zoom to the extents of your data

  • Double-click the mouse wheel

Rotate (2D)

  • Press Ctrl + Shift + click-and-drag the mouse wheel in the direction you want to specify as "up"

Rotate all directions (3D)

  • Press Ctrl + click-and-drag the right mouse button
  • Click-and-drag the mouse wheel 

Rotate horizontally only (3D)

  • Press Shift + rotate the mouse wheel

Rotate vertically only (3D)

  • Press Ctrl + rotate the mouse wheel

Exaggerate vertically (3D)

  • Press Ctrl + Shift + rotate the mouse wheel
 

Looking for more in-depth instructions on how to navigate the view in TBC? Have a trackpad that supports 2-finger scrolling? Open up TBC on a supported device and press F1. The Trimble Business Center Help window will open. Search up “2D View Navigation” or “3D View Navigation” to learn more. 

 

For additional learning content, visit our TBC Survey and Construction YouTube page:

https://www.youtube.com/user/TBCSurvey/videos

 

I hope this tip comes in handy in one of your upcoming Field to Finish Workflows!

 
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