How do I move view in Freecad?

How do you center a view in Freecad?

Re: How to center my view or focus at a coordinate? use the zoom all function on your View > Standard Views Sub-menu and Toolbar Icons. Once all your parts in in view, you can set your Edit > Preferences… > Display > 3D view tab – Zoom at cursor to then zoom in on the part you want to see.

How do you move bodies in Freecad?


  1. In the Model tree view, right-click on the object to be moved.
  2. Select Move object to other body from the list in the context menu.
  3. In the Select body dialog, select the Body to move the object to from the drop-down menu.
  4. Press OK.

How do I change the angle in Freecad?

To apply angle constraint, one should the follow the steps:

  1. Select one, two or three entities in the sketch. The mode will be chosen depending on the selection.
  2. Invoke the constraint using several methods: …
  3. A datum edit dialog box pops up.
  4. Modify the angle if necessary. …
  5. Click OK.

How do I pan in Freecad?

This changed in 2016, now you can hold both left and right mouse buttons to pan. Press the left mouse button over an object you want to select. Hold Shift and the middle mouse button, then move the pointer. Alternatively, hold both left and right mouse buttons, and then move the pointer.

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How do I move multiple objects in FreeCAD?

Re: move group of objects

However the most likely thing you want is, multi select all the items you want to move, then “edit” menu… placement… tick the tick box to put it in incremental mode.

What is a body in FreeCAD?

In FreeCAD the word “Body” is normally used to refer to a PartDesign Body object ( PartDesign::Body class) that is defined by the PartDesign Workbench. This is a container object that can hold 2D sketches and 3D geometrical features to build a solid shape.

How do I combine parts in Freecad?


  1. Select two or more shapes.
  2. Press the Part Fuse button in the Part tools toolbar. Use the Part → Boolean → Union entry in the Part menu.

How do you align parts in Freecad?


  1. Select the reference object. …
  2. Hold down the Ctrl key while you select the object whose placement you want to change.
  3. Select the Edit → Alignment… …
  4. A new window will appear in the Main view area. …
  5. Define the first point pair by clicking a point in each view.

How do I hide a part in FreeCAD?

Select one or more objects.

  1. Select the View → Visibility → Hide selection option from the menu.
  2. Select the Hide selection option from the Tree view context menu. This option is not available in the PartDesign Workbench.

How do you view combos in FreeCAD?

If so, try going to View -> Workbench -> select one. Also, try View -> Panels -> Combo view and make sure it is enabled.

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