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.

Demonstration

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