Std ViewLeft

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Std ViewLeft.svg Std ViewLeft

Menu location
View → Standard views → Left
Workbenches
All
Default shortcut
6
Introduced in version
-
See also
Std ViewRear, Std ViewBottom


Description

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

FreeCAD views rear.svg

Arrow 6 points in the direction of the left view


Usage

  1. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Press the Std ViewLeft.svg Std ViewLeft button.
    • Select the View → Standard views → Std ViewLeft.svg Left option from the menu.
    • Select the Standard views → Std ViewLeft.svg Left option from the 3D view context menu.
    • Use the keyboard shortcut: 6.

Scripting

See also: FreeCAD Scripting Basics.

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

import FreeCADGui

FreeCADGui.ActiveDocument.ActiveView.viewLeft()
FreeCADGui.ActiveDocument.ActiveView.getViewDirection()