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Old 06-03-2003, 03:18 PM   #1
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Default View port question.

Here's a dumb ass question . How do you change the "front" view port to show a different view. Specifically, I would like it to show the "Back" view.

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create > cameras > camera and aim.

Move your camera and aim, so that it aims the target from the back.

Choose your camera and in your frontview, select panels > look though selected.
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Doesn't that give you a perspective camera, though?

Here's how I did it.

1) Go to Panels > Orthographic > New > Front

2) The new Front camera should be selected. Rename the new front1 camera to "back"

3) In the "back" camera's channel box, enter -180 into the "rotate Y" field.

4) Make an object, like a sphere.

5) Pick the "back" view and hit "f" to center the view on the sphere.

Then, it should behave just like you'd want a "back" view to behave.

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Old 06-03-2003, 06:28 PM   #4
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Cool stuff guys!! I'll give it a go and let you know it turns out!!

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Yup youre right Mark. Thanks for correcting me.
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In the front viewport select View > Predifined Bookmarks > Back

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Woo that works! I don't know why I didn't know those bookmarks were there!

However, you probably want to make a new "front" camera and rename it "back," THEN use the bookmark.

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yeah, I use z1mmnd14's suggestion.
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