FAQ - AquaView new interaction model

FAQ - AquaView new interaction model

Last reviewed version: 2.16.2

In version 2.16.2 the interaction between user and the 3D view in AquaView has been updated.

The most notable change is that rotation is no longer bound to the center of the model (0, 0, 0). Left-clicking an element will set the center of that element as the rotation pivot, and the view will rotate around that selected element. The selected element will be highlighted with two green circles on either end.

Default interaction model

Function Mouse / keyboard combination
Translation Right mouse button + drag
Rotation Middle mouse button + drag
Zoom Mouse wheel
Select element (for rotation) Left click
Open element information Right click
Deselect the element of rotation Escape
Select element/node for distance calculations Double left click

Secondary interaction model

Function Mouse / keyboard combination
Rotation Shift + right mouse button + drag
Zoom Alt + right mouse button + drag
Slow translation Shift + right mouse button + drag
Rotate around model center (old default rotation) Shift + middle mouse button + drag