M. To select a center of rotation at a node
Used to select an node as the center of rotation. When toggled on, pressing <Ctrl+Shift> and clicking a node will set that node as the center of rotation.
orNote: The icon for the Toggle View Rotation Mode is depressed when in this mode (and there is no check on the View > Always Fit in Current Window menu item).
A message dialog appears to remind you how to next select a center of rotation.
- Hold down the <Ctrl+Shift> keys and click on a node. A reticle is placed on this node to indicate it is the center of rotation.
- Repeat steps 3 and 4 to re-center and rotate the structure.
- To return the center of rotation to the center of the structural model: