Transform Tools Toolbar

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Overview

  • This toolbar is visible by default.
  • It contains the icons for Select, Move, Rotate, Scale, and Measure Tools which act as radio buttons (only one can be active at any given time)
  • It also contains the icons for World Space, Object Space and Camera Space mode which act as radio buttons (only one can be active at any given time)
  • The same controls are also accessible through the Edit menu, via the Transform icon of the right-click menu, and via keyboard shortcuts.
  • See the Transforming Object topic for a discussion of related workflows.

Icons

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SELECT Tool

  • When checked, the mouse will select objects in the viewport.
  • The Move, Rotate, Scale and Measure Tool modes will be turned off.
  • Default keyboard shortcut is 1.
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MOVE Tool

  • When checked, the mouse will select objects and will be able to move them in the viewport using the Move Gizmo.
  • The Select, Rotate, Scale and Measure Tool modes will be turned off.
  • Default keyboard shortcut is 2.
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ROTATE Tool

  • When checked, the mouse will select objects and will be able to rotate them in the viewport using the Rotate Gizmo.
  • The Select, Move, Scale and Measure Tool modes will be turned off.
  • Default keyboard shortcut is 3.
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SCALE Tool

  • When checked, the mouse will select objects and will be able to scale them in the viewport using the Scale Gizmo.
  • The Select, Move, Rotate and Measure Tool modes will be turned off.
  • Default keyboard shortcut is 4.
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MEASURE Tool

  • When checked, the mouse will set start and end points of the Measure Gizmo in the viewport.
  • The Select, Move, Rotate, and Scale Tool modes will be turned off.
  • Default keyboard shortcut is 5.
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WORLD Space Transform Mode

  • Move and Rotate Transformations will be performed along the axes of the World Coordinate System.
  • Scale Transformations are always performed in Object Space.
  • Default keyboard shortcut is 6.
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OBJECT Space Transform Mode

  • Move, Rotate and Scale Transformations will be performed along the axes of the Object’s Coordinate System.
  • Default keyboard shortcut is 7.
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CAMERA Space Transform Mode

  • Move and Rotate Transformations will be performed along the axes of the Camera Coordinate System.
  • Scale Transformations are always performed in Object Space.
  • Default keyboard shortcut is 8.