Use Manipulators

Selection Tool

Click the Selection icon on the Viewbar to disable manipulators.

Translation Tool

  • Click the Translation icon on the Viewbar to display the Translation tool’s manipulator.
  • Left-click and drag an arrow to move selected objects along that axis.
  • Left-click and drag the center handle to move selected objects in the camera plane.

 Rotation Tool

  • Click the Rotation icon on the Viewbar to display the Rotation tool’s manipulator.
  • Left-click and drag a ring (red, green or blue) to rotate selected objects around that axis.

Scaling Tool

  • Click the Scaling icon on the Viewbar to display the Scaling tool’s manipulator.
  • Left-click and drag a box (red, green or blue) to scale selected objects along that axis.
  • Left-click and drag the center box to scale selected objects uniformly.
Left-click a handle to make it active (yellow). Middle-click anywhere in the viewport and drag to transform along the activehandle.
Our YouTube Channel features video tutorials on transforming curvesmeshes and point clouds, as well as placing objects into point clouds using manipulators.

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