Panning and zooming in 2D


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Panning and zooming in 2D

Another viewport rendering feature is the ability to pan and zoom in 2D on a viewport. Now you may think that well, I can pan in zoom the camera in the viewport. So for example, if I have this viewport here, I could just zoom this way. But what you're doing is you're actually moving the camera. This new method allows you to zoom in while retaining your camera position. Let's take a look at this. So I have got a camera viewport active.

And all I have to do is pull down View and select the Camera Attribute Editor. And this just gives me all the attributes for my camera. So the one we're looking for is actually a brand-new set of attributes. If you scroll down it's under Display Options. So if I open that up, scroll down, you'll see I have a sub-option here called 2D Pan/Zoom. Now what this does is it allows me to zoom in to the scene without moving my camera.

So this is great if you want to do fine detailed work. Let's say you're kind of working against the b...

Panning and zooming in 2D
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Panning and zooming in 2D provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by George Maestri as part of the Maya 2011 New Features

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3D + Animation
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