Std ViewIsometric

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Std ViewIsometric.svg Std ViewIsometric

Menu location
View → Standard views → Axonometric → Isometric
Workbenches
All
Default shortcut
0
Introduced in version
-
See also
Orthographic camera, ViewDimetric, ViewTrimetric


Description

Std ViewIsometric command puts the camera in the 3D view in axonometric isometric projection, with a view direction [-0.5773, 0.5773, -0.5773].

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The isometric view looks slightly to the left (negative X), slightly to the back (positive Y), and slightly down (negative Z).


How to use

  • Go to the menu View → Standard views → Axonometric → Std ViewIsometric.svg Isometric.
  • Or press the Std ViewIsometric.svg Isometric button.
  • Or press 0 in the numerical pad of the keyboard.

Scripting

The isometric view can be set from the Python console.

It is a method of the ActiveView of the ActiveDocument. The ActiveView only exists when the graphical interface is available; it does not exist when FreeCAD is used in purely console mode.

import FreeCADGui as Gui
Gui.ActiveDocument.ActiveView.viewIsometric()

Gui.ActiveDocument.ActiveView.getViewDirection()