The PAN and RTPAN commands move the drawing in any direction: horizontally, vertically, or diagonally. The magnification of the drawing remains the same, as does its orientation in space. The only change is the portion of the drawing being displayed.

Using the pan command

  1. Launch the PAN or RTPAN command.

    The shape of the cursor changes to a hand.

  2. Hold down the left mouse button, then move the mouse.

  3. (option) Right-click to display a context menu.

    The options are:

    • Exit: exits the command.
    • Pan: switches to the RTPAN command.
    • Zoom: switches to the RTZOOM command.
    • Constraint Sphere: switches to the RTROT command.
    • Sphere: switches to the RTROTF command.
  4. Press the Esc key to exit the command.