To rotate the model selection
To rotate or make a rotated copy of the selected portion of the model about an arbitrary axis, use the following procedure.
- Select any portion of the model.
Model ribbon tab, select the
Rotate tool in the
The Rotate Model dialog opens.
- Type a Rotation angle value.
Select the Action for the rotation:
Move will rotate the selection to a new position
Copy will create a copy of the selection
- In the Rotation action drop-down list, select if the selection will be copied or moved.
For the two points necessary to identify the rotation axis:
click Select to manually click nodes or grid intersections as points
type coordinates of arbitrary points used to define the rotation axis
- (Optional) Click Preview to display a preview of the operation using the current parameters.
- Click OK.