Std ViewIsometric

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Std ViewIsometric.svg Std ViewIsometric

Menu location
View → Standard views → Axonometric → Isometric
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Std ViewDimetric, Std ViewTrimetric


The Std ViewIsometric command realigns the camera in the active 3D view to obtain an isometric view. But the view will only be isometric if it is in orthographic mode.

Std ViewIsometric example.svg

The axis cross and a cube in isometric view


  1. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Press the Std ViewIsometric.svg Std ViewIsometric button.
    • Select the View → Standard views → Axonometric → Std ViewIsometric.svg Isometric option from the menu.
    • Select the Standard views → Std ViewIsometric.svg Isometric option from the 3D view context menu.
    • Use the keyboard shortcut: 0.


See also: FreeCAD Scripting Basics.

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

import FreeCADGui