Changing viewpoints in the Modeling perspective

You can change the set of capabilities that you want to use by selecting a different viewpoint in the Modeling perspective. When you change the viewpoint, the available tools, including pop-up menu items and Palette items, are updated. You can also update the list of viewpoints that are available to use in the Modeling perspective.

Before you begin

You must be working in the Modeling perspective.


  1. On the toolbar, click the drop-down arrow beside the viewpoint button ("") and select a viewpoint from the list.
  2. Optional: To change the available viewpoints that you can use in the Modeling perspective, click the viewpoint button and, in the Preferences window, enable or disable the corresponding check boxes.