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Zoom In on AutoCAD Objects with the View Cube — Even in 2D!

26 Jun, 2017


If you want to zoom in on an object with maximum speed, then be sure to check out this super-speedy tip from Cadalyst and Autodesk Evangelist Lynn Allen! Who would have guessed the View Cube could come in so handy in 2D as well?


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Re: Zoom In on AutoCAD Objects with the View Cube — ...
by: Gerry GL Klein
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September 29, 2017 - 2:58am
I just discover that after you have zoom in on an object using the View Cube you can go back to the previous view by cancel the command and select the View Cube again.
 
Re: Zoom In on AutoCAD Objects with the View Cube — ...
by: C Frank Kellogg
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June 26, 2017 - 3:25pm
I recently had a devil of a time even finding my ViewCube! I finally found that it was hiding, and not available because I had Options > 3D Modeling > Display the ViewCube un-checked for "2D Wireframe visual style". To zoom in on one or more objects, I personally use my keyboard, via my acaddoc.lsp file, wherein I have a command "zo", which executes "Zoom" and then "Object". I also have "zp" set for "Zoom" > "Previous", which works about 10 times.
 
Re: Zoom In on AutoCAD Objects with the View Cube — ...
by: ebeckman
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June 26, 2017 - 2:50pm
Alternately you could just position the cursor over the item you want to view and use the scroll wheel. Nice to have another method but sometimes you don't need a better mousetrap.
 
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