Std ViewDimetric

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Std ViewDimetric

Menu location
View → Standard views → Axonometric → Dimetric
Workbenches
All
Default shortcut
None
Introduced in version
-
See also
Std ViewIsometric, Std ViewTrimetric


Description

The Std ViewDimetric command realigns the camera in the active 3D view to obtain a dimetric view. For a truly dimetric view the 3D view must be in orthographic mode, but the command also works if the view is in perspective mode.

Std ViewDimetric example.svg

The axis cross and a cube in dimetric view


Usage

  1. Select the View → Standard views → Axonometric → Dimetric option from the menu.

Scripting

See also: FreeCAD Scripting Basics.

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

import FreeCADGui

FreeCADGui.ActiveDocument.ActiveView.viewDimetric()
FreeCADGui.ActiveDocument.ActiveView.getViewDirection()