The Pan command moves 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. The cursor changes to a hand () when a Pan tool is active.
The Rtpan command pans the drawing in real-time.
See also : View manipulation using the mouse.
Using the pan command
To launch the Pan command do one of the following:
- Click the Pan tool button () on the View toolbar (Zoom flyout).
- Choose Zoom > Pan in the View menu.
- Type p or pan in the command bar, then press Enter.
You are prompted: Left/Right/Up/Down/PGLeft/PGRight/PGUp/PGDown/<Pan base point>:
A prompt menu opens:
Specify the Pan base point .
You are prompted: Pan displacement point:
Specify the Pan displacement point .
The display shifts over the specified distance and in the specified direction.
Using real time panning
To launch the Real-time Pan command do one of the following:
- Click the Real-Time Pan tool button () on the Real-Time Motion toolbar
- Choose Real-Time Motion > Real-Time Pan in the View menu.
- Type Rtpan in the command bar, then press Enter.
You are prompted: >>ENTER, Right click or Esc to complete.
Press and hold the left mouse button to pan the view.
To abort the Real-Time Pan command, do one of the following:
- Right click.
- On the keyboard, press Enter, space bar or Esc.