Jump to content
Ultimaker Community of 3D Printing Experts

Camera zoom


Sean Southard
 Share

Recommended Posts

Posted · Camera zoom

Hey folks,

 

So in Cura, I'm trying to zoom in real close to my model but the zoom will only go in so far.  I can do a sketchy trick of moving to the side of the object, strafing over to it, then I have a larger zoom interval.  Is there a way to simply "reset?" my cameras zoom?  I've checked the controls and such but don't see anything related to what I'm wanting.

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Camera zoom

    I'm not sure what you are asking but I think you are asking about panning.  You can pan if you hold down shift and do a right-click-drag.

     

    I use the "+" key on the number pad to zoom in.  "-" zooms out.  I usually have to click once in the graphical portion of cura before those keys work.

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Camera zoom
    4 minutes ago, gr5 said:

    I'm not sure what you are asking but I think you are asking about panning.  You can pan if you hold down shift and do a right-click-drag.

     

    I use the "+" key on the number pad to zoom in.  "-" zooms out.  I usually have to click once in the graphical portion of cura before those keys work.

    Yeah, I want to know if I can zoom in MORE somehow.

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Camera zoom

    Maybe you should show a screenshot or a video.  If you keep hitting plus you can keep zooming in.  At one point if you use rotate and pan you are so close you can only see a few traces because a few mm of your part fills the screen.  Did you keep hitting "+"?

     

    Also right click drag orbits.  If you use those 3 features:

    1) +

    2) shift-right-click-drag

    3) right-click-drag 

     

    then you can zoom in so tight it's silly.

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted · Camera zoom
    13 hours ago, gr5 said:

    Maybe you should show a screenshot or a video.  If you keep hitting plus you can keep zooming in.  At one point if you use rotate and pan you are so close you can only see a few traces because a few mm of your part fills the screen.  Did you keep hitting "+"?

     

    Also right click drag orbits.  If you use those 3 features:

    1) +

    2) shift-right-click-drag

    3) right-click-drag 

     

    then you can zoom in so tight it's silly.

    OK cool.  Yeah, that works, thanks for the advice.  

     

    That's actually what I was saying up top, however, I was just bad at explaining it :).  I was wondering if there was a way to just keep zooming without having to pan around; when you keep hitting + it will stop zooming at a certain point.  

     

    I'll just use the pan and rotate technique.  Thanks again!

  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Posted (edited) · Camera zoom
    6 hours ago, Sean Southard said:

    I was wondering if there was a way to just keep zooming without having to pan around; when you keep hitting + it will stop zooming at a certain point.  

     

    +1 to that. Current zoom limit isn’t good enough (for me) to debug gcode preview issues and I end launching the gcode to s3d to just see the small details

    Edited by neotko
  • Link to post
    Share on other sites

    Create an account or sign in to comment

    You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

    Create an account

    Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

    Register a new account

    Sign in

    Already have an account? Sign in here.

    Sign In Now
     Share

    • Our picks

      • New here? Get ahead with a free onboarding course
        Hi,
         
        Often getting started is the most difficult part of any process. A good start sets you up for success and saves you time and energy that could be spent elsewhere. That is why we have a onboarding course ready for
        Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle, Ultimaker S5, Ultimaker S3 Ultimaker 2+ Connect.   
        They're ready for you on the Ultimaker Academy platform. All you need to do to gain access is to register your product to gain free access. 
        Ready? Register your product here in just 60 seconds.
          • Like
        • 11 replies
    ×
    ×
    • Create New...