Introduction to CINEMA 4D: Navigation and Mouse Setup


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Looking at navigation and mouse setup

Moving around at CINEMA 4D is really a two-handed operation. You have to be very active when you're working with a 3D application like this. And there are some really great shortcuts that we're going to talk about and some ways of moving around inside the viewport that are going to help you with your experience. Now, the CINEMA 4D interface has this large gray area in the center. This is called the viewport, and you'll notice that the viewport has a grid and that grid has some colors associated with it. Those colors are extremely important. They're red, green, and blue, and they correspond with different axes. And the rule of thumb is X, Y, Z; RGB.

The X axis is always red, the Y axis is always green, the Z axis is always blue. And these arrows that you see down here indicate the positive direction, so the negative direction is on this opposite side of that arrow. You'll also notice that down in the bottom-left of the viewport is a little heads-up display, ...

Looking at navigation and mouse setup
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Looking at navigation and mouse setup provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Rob Garrott as part of the CINEMA 4D Essentials 1: Interface, Objects, and Hierarchies

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3D + Animation Video
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CINEMA 4D
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