Options Menu

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Overview

  • The Options menu lets you customize the mouse input mode, keyboard shortcuts, adjust the caching settings, and configurate SEQUOIA.

Actions

STANDARD Controls

  • Enables the Standard Viewport Navigation mouse controls (Middle-Mouse-Button-centric)
  • ALT+Middle Mouse Button = Orbit
  • Middle Mouse Button = Pan
  • CTRL+ALT+Middle Mouse Button = Zoom
  • Roll Wheel = Zoom

ALTERNATIVE Controls

  • Enables the Alternative Viewport Navigation mouse controls (ALT-Key-centric)
  • ALT+Left Mouse Button = Orbit
  • ALT+Middle Mouse Button = Pan
  • ALT+Right Mouse Button = Zoom
  • Roll Wheel = Zoom

DYNAMIC VIEW FOCUS Toggle

  • When checked, placing the mouse pointer over a point cloud or a mesh during viewport Orbit or Zoom will move the View Focus Point dynamically.
  • When unchecked, the static View Focus point in the center of the Viewport will be used.
  • This value applies globally to all Viewports of all Documents.
  • The last state of this option will be stored in an INI file and will persist between SEQUOIA Sessions.

PREVENT VIEW ORBIT in Orthographic Viewports

  • When checked, attempting to orbit in Planar Orthographic Views like Top, Front, Left etc. will result in no viewport rotation.
  • When checked, orbiting in Planar Orthographic Views will result in an Isometric Orthographic view - use the P key or the Perspective/Ortho icon to switch to Perspective view.
  • This value applies globally to all Viewports of all Documents.
  • The last state of this option will be stored in an INI file and will persist between SEQUOIA Sessions.

DATA CACHE Options...

  • Opens the Data Cache setup dialog.
  • It provides controls over
    • the amount of physical memory to be used for data caching,
    • the memory threshold before using Out Of Core conversion, and
    • the location of Out Of Core Workspace files.

ANALYTICS Capture Settings...

  • Opens the Analytics Capture Settings dialog.
  • It controls whether anoymous usage statistics will be collected and sent to Thinkbox Software to improve the quality of the software.

KEYBOARD Bindings...

CONFIGURATION...

  • Opens the SEQUOIA Configuration dialog.
  • It provides options, preferences and default values that can be used to tweak the behavior of various tools and sub-systems.