This article provides details about the Rotate Tool.
Description
Rotates a Shape, Part, or Sketch by specified angles around the local origin of the Shape, Part, or Sketch.
Availability
This tool is available under the following conditions:
- Exactly 1 Shape is selected
Or
- Exactly 1 Part is selected
Or
- Exactly 1 Sketch is selected
Parameters
- X: The angle of rotation around the local X axis
- Y: The angle of rotation around the local Y axis
- Z: The angle of rotation around the local Z axis
Options
This tool does not have any options.
Controls
This tool offers GUI controls which appear after the tool is selected. The controls provide hemispheres which allow rotation around combinations of the local X, Y, and Z axes. To use the GUI controls, use the left mouse button to click and hold any of the hemispheres that appear while dragging the mouse to adjust the X, Y, and Z angles. The hemispheres are color coordinated:
- The red hemisphere adjusts the angle around the X axis
- The green hemisphere adjusts the angle around the Y axis
- The blue hemisphere adjusts the angle around the Z axis
The white circle adjusts the angle around an axis normal to the plane of view.
Notes
This tool does not have any notes.