Subject: Viewing entities in three dimensions

You can view an CADdirect drawing from any position in three-dimensional space. From any selected viewing position, you can add new entities and modify existing entities. You can also generate hidden-line and shaded views from any viewing posi­tion.  

You view three-dimensional drawings by setting the viewing direction. The viewing direction establishes the viewing position, the Cartesian coordinate corresponding to the viewpoint looking back at the origin point, the 0,0,0 coordinate. When you view a drawing from the default viewpoint (0,0,1), you see a plan view of the drawing.    

Changing the viewing direction can be affected by smooth view transitions.
Type vtoptions to specify whether smooth view transitions are used when changing the viewing direction (rotation), and to specify speed and performance settings.

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Switching to a preset viewing direction

Creating and switching to named views

Using the view cube to switch the view

Walking and flying through a drawing

Setting a viewpoint

Using a section plane to view a drawing

Using a camera to view the drawing

Displaying a plan view of the current drawing

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