2D View Controls

See also the Rulers, Guides and Snap Grid section.


Click and hold the Left mouse button and drag the mouse about to Pan - Esc to cancel mode

Shortcut: Click and drag the Middle mouse button or if using a 2 button mouse, Hold Ctrl + drag with Right Mouse button.

Zoom Interactive

Mouse with Middle Wheel - Scroll wheel in / out

Mouse without Middle Wheel - Hold Shift + Push / Pull with Right Mouse button.

Zoom Box

Click top left corner, hold mouse down and drag to bottom right corner and release. Clicking the left mouse button will zoom in, Shift + click will zoom out.

Zoom Extents

Zooms to show material limits in the 2D window

Zoom Selected

With objects selected

Zooms to the bounding box of the selection


When there are multiple sheets in the job then the outline of the sheets is shown in the 2D view.

When vectors lie outside of the bounds of a sheet, then the bounds in the 2D view are updated to indicate this.

A sheet can be activated by using the Sheet Management Tab or by double clicking on the sheet in the 2D view.