View Skills

Here, you learn many of the essential skills you’ll need to work effectively in View.

Viewport Navigation

Here, you learn about various techniques to navigate inside the viewport

Key Takeaways:

  • Learn to navigate around in the viewport using the navigation bar, the mouse and the keyboard

  • Use the teleport button to finely control viewport navigation

Rendering Modes

Here are some walk-throughs of the render modes in View:

Key Takeaways:

  • Draft mode uses real-time rendering.

  • Preview mode uses path-traced rendering.

  • Photo mode also uses path-traced rendering, but it has more samples and bounces than Preview mode.

  • White mode renders everything in white. However, you can exclude objects from this treatment.

Cameras and Playlists

Here, you learn about working with cameras in View:

Key Takeaways:

  • Change and manage cameras in the Viewport.

  • Use the playlist panel to swap cameras and configure a playlist.

Measure Tool

Here, you learn how to use the measure tool inside View

Key Takeaways:

  • Use the measure tool to create measurement lines inside View

  • Use the tool by snapping to geometry in your stage

  • Various snapping modes are available including vertex, edge, midpoint, pivot and center


Here, you learn about working with waypoints in View:

Key Takeaways:

  • Waypoints are for capturing snapshots of different orientations in the scene.

  • Waypoints are saved with the scene so you can refer to them later.

  • Add notes to your waypoints with the waypoint manager.

  • Waypoints also show up in your playlist.

Section Tool

Here, you learn about working with the section tool:

Key Takeaways:

  • With the section tool, you can create a cutting plane in the model.

  • You can configure the axis you use to make your cut.

  • You can name and save sections to your scene.

Movie Maker

Here, you learn about working with movie capture for view:

Key Takeaways:

  • Use movie capture to record animation sequences.

  • You can also record sun study.

Light Toggle

Here, you learn about toggling lights in View:

Key Takeaways:

  • You can toggle all the lights in your scene on or off.

  • Toggle lights in the Toolbar.