This is a re-request - navigation should not be done by tools. Navigation should always be available while using other tools and should not require a numeric keypad or middle mouse button.
This is so important. The more I use other pieces of 3d software the more I notice this huge limitation in Vectorworks.
Agreed. It should not be required to leave an editing mode to change or even adjust a view slightly.
Especially now that Apple is pushing for the removal of the numpad entirely on their default keyboards we cant be depending on a user having one any longer either. Same issue with the middle mouse button, its really easy to use for some but on a trackpad or magic mouse middle clicking is generally to be avoided.
I don't think that the addition of new view change systems need to throw out the