Edit Menu

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Overview

  • The Edit menu hosts the Undo/Redo operations, as well as the Delete Objects command.
  • The Undo/Redo and Delete Objects operations are accesible through standard shortcuts, so the menu is provided mainly for completeness.
  • In addition, the object transform tools and reference coordinate spaces options available through the Transform Tools Toolbar are also provided.

Actions

UNDO Last Step

  • Takes back the last supported operation.
  • The Undo buffer stores most Document operations including object creation, selecting and parameter changes.
  • The Undo buffer does not store Viewport operations like Viewport navigation, Viewport shading settings changes etc.
  • Accessible via the default keyboard shortcut CTRL+Z.

REDO Last Undo

  • Takes back the previous undo operation, as long as no changes have been made to the Document since the Undo.
  • Accessible via the default keyboard shortcut CTRL+Y.

  • The following transform tools have a radio-button relationship - checking one of them will automatically uncheck the others.

SELECT Tool

  • When checked, the mouse will select objects in the viewport
  • The Move, Rotate, Scale and Measure Tool modes will be turned off.

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.

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.

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.

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.

  • The following reference coordinate system options have a radio-button relationship - checking one of them will automatically uncheck the others.

WORLD Space

  • Move and Rotate Transformations will be performed along the axes of the World Coordinate System.
  • Scale Transformations are always performed in Object Space.

OBJECT Space

  • Move, Rotate and Scale Transformations will be performed along the axes of the Object?s Coordinate System.

VIEW Space

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

DELETE Selected

  • Deletes one or more selected objects, if any.
  • No prompt will be issued and the objects will be deleted immediately.
  • This operation can be undone using the UNDO Last Step operation.
  • Accessible via the default keyboard shortcut DEL.