Std ViewBottom

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Std ViewBottom.svg Std ViewBottom

Menu location
View → Standard views → Bottom
Workbenches
All
Default shortcut
5
Introduced in version
-
See also
Std ViewRear, Std ViewLeft


Description

The Std ViewBottom command points the camera in the active 3D view in the direction of the positive Z axis.

FreeCAD views rear.svg

Arrow 5 points in the direction of the bottom view


Usage

  1. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Press the Std ViewBottom.svg Std ViewBottom button.
    • Select the View → Standard views → Std ViewBottom.svg Bottom option from the menu.
    • Select the Standard views → Std ViewBottom.svg Bottom option from the 3D view context menu.
    • Use the keyboard shortcut: 5.

Scripting

See also: FreeCAD Scripting Basics.

To change to bottom view use the viewBottom method of the ActiveView object. This method is not available if FreeCAD is in console mode.

import FreeCADGui

FreeCADGui.ActiveDocument.ActiveView.viewBottom()
FreeCADGui.ActiveDocument.ActiveView.getViewDirection()