Std ViewTop

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Std ViewTop.svg Std ViewTop

Menu location
View → Standard views → Top
Workbenches
All
Default shortcut
2
Introduced in version
-
See also
Std ViewFront, Std ViewRight


Description

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

FreeCAD views front.svg

Arrow 2 points in the direction of the top view


Usage

  1. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Press the Std ViewTop.svg Std ViewTop button.
    • Select the View → Standard views → Std ViewTop.svg Top option from the menu.
    • Select the Standard views → Std ViewTop.svg Top option from the 3D view context menu.
    • Use the keyboard shortcut: 2.

Scripting

See also: FreeCAD Scripting Basics.

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

import FreeCADGui

FreeCADGui.ActiveDocument.ActiveView.viewTop()
FreeCADGui.ActiveDocument.ActiveView.getViewDirection()