Move with Arrow Keys (3D)

Objective

Select Patterns in the 3D window, then use the arrow keys on the keyboard to move them in specific increments. (ver. MD 7.5)


Location

Move Patterns with Arrow Keys

Main Menu ▶ 3D Garment ▶ Select/Move

3D Toolbar ▶ Select/Move


Set Specific Movement Increment

Main Menu ▶ Preferences ▶ Grid Properties ▶ Property Editor ▶ 3D Arrow Key Movement


Right-Click Pop-Up Menu (on 3D Window) ▶ Grid Properties ▶ Property Editor ▶ 3D Arrow Key Movement


Operation

Move Patterns with Arrow Keys

  1. Follow the indicated guideline below: 

    Main Menu ▶ 3D Garment ▶ Select/Move

    3D Toolbar ▶ Select/Move


  2. Select Patterns or trims in the 3D window.
    → Selected Patterns or trims are highlighted in yellow.

  3. Use the arrow keys on the keyboard to move the selected Pattern or trim.

     

    Arrow KeysDescription
    Move selected Patterns or trims along or towards the positive y-axis. The Garment moves upwards.
    Move selected Patterns or trims along or towards the negative y-axis. The Garment moves downwards.
    Move selected Patterns or trims along or towards the negative x-axis. The Garment moves to the left.
    Move selected Patterns or trims along or towards the positive x-axis. The Garment moves to the right.
    ▲ + CtrlMove selected Patterns or trims along or towards the negative z-axis. The Garment moves away from you.
    ▼ + CtrlMove selected Patterns or trims along or towards the positive z-axis. The Garment moves towards you.

 

Set Specific Movement Increment

  1. Follow the indicated guideline below: 

    Main Menu ▶ Preferences ▶ Grid Properties ▶ Property Editor ▶ 3D Arrow Key Movement

    Right-Click Pop-Up Menu (on 3D Window) ▶ Grid Properties ▶ Property Editor ▶ 3D Arrow Key Movement

  2. Enter the desired distance moved with each arrow key input.

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