Using the Mouse

Make sure the mouse that you are using has a scroll-wheel in the middle

 

Panning:

  • Hold down the scroll-wheel
  • Then move the mouse
    • The part will move around on screen

Zooming in and out:

  • Hold down the scroll wheel
  • Click then release the left or right click, still holding down the scroll wheel
  • Move the mouse
    • The part will enlarge or shrink on screen depending on which way the mouse is moved

Rotating the part:

  • Hold down the scroll wheel
  • Click and hold the left or right click, still holding down the scroll wheel
  • Move the mouse
    • The part will rotate
    • To choose a different centre of rotation click on the screen or geometry with the scroll wheel

 

Initially, the mouse movements may seem odd, but it will become second-nature after spending some time on CATIA.