Viewport Turntable

Turntable is an interactive control that rotates one or more objects 360 degrees in either direction. This provides a rotating view of the selected objects to examine how they appear in the current lighting and environment:

Shark model on the Turntable

On the Turntable, you can manually spin objects 360 degrees clockwise or counter-clockwise. Additionally, you can set the Turntable to loop at normal, 2x, 4x, or 8x speed. You can even use the camera controls to dolly, move, orbit, or look as the Turntable spins.

Using the Turntable

From the camera visor at the bottom of the Viewport click Turntable:

Arrow highlighting the Turntable in the Visor

Select the object in the Viewport that you want to place on the Turntable:

Arrow highlighting the object to place on the Turntable

Click the blue check mark to confirm:

Arrow highlighting the confirmation check mark

Use the animation scrubber to move the Turntable to a fixed position:

Arrow highlighting the animation scrubber

Use the clockwise or counter-clockwise buttons to automatically spin the object:

Arrow highlighting the clockwise and counter-clockwise buttons

With the velocity menu, you control how fast the object spins:

Arrow highlighting the velocity menu

To quit using the Turntable, click the X on the right side of the animation scrubber:

Arrow highlighting the quit button

While the Turntable is spinning, you can navigate the 3D space to gain a different perspective of the scene:

Moving the Viewport camera away from the object on the Turntable

While pressing Ctrl, you may select multiple objects to place on the Turntable:

Highlighting multiple objects