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Andy Broomell

Tips for 3D Connexion mouse in C4D?

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I use a 3D Connexion wireless SpaceMouse in Vectorworks and love it, especially after recent improvements. Incredibly smooth and intuitive! (It took me a while realize I had to manually check for updates for the mouse driver - that helped!)

 

I'm just beginning to learn Cinema4D. As I'm playing around with the SpaceMouse in C4D, somehow I keep ending up with a groundplan thats off-kilter, and find it difficult to correct.

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Vectorworks on the other hand seems to keep the ground plane nice and level even when crazily flying around your model. 

 

Any tips? I know this isn't a C4D forum but I figured I might get the best response here.

 

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Thanks!

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That setting is called "lock horizon" in BricsCAD or Modo but ignored or not available in C4D.

C4D falls back to Orbit Rotation.

 

I found no workaround so far.

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hello Zoomer, you can use camera for viewport navigation, apply protection tag and lock Bank in rotation. This works then as lock horizon. Have you contacted maxon about this feature?
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