Side View


The Side view is used mainly for multiplane scenes and to position elements in 3D space. It allows you to see a scene’s stage from the side. This lets the camera cone and spacing between the elements to be seen.

Side View

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View Menu

The View menu contains all the tools and options that you can use to work in the Side view.



A thumbnail of each drawing layer in the scene. The order of the thumbnail images is based on each element’s FB position in the scene space. You can see a representation of the FB position of each layer in the camera cone.

  Camera Cone The camera cone represents the camera’s position and field-of-view (FOV).
  Axis Reference Arrows
  • The axis reference arrows let you maintain your orientation when navigating in the view.
  • Show/Hide Camera Shows or hides camera frame in the Perspective view.
    Reset View Resets the pan, rotation, and zoom of the Perspective view.
      Zoom Menu

    This field displays the current zoom level in the Perspective view. You can use the Zoom level drop-down menu to select a specific zoom level from the list. Zoom levels from 2.5% to 6400% are available; you can also select Fit To View to automatically use a zoom level that lets you see all your scene layers and information in the Perspective view at once.

      Layer Name
  • This field displays the currently selected layer and drawing name.
  •   Tool Name This field displays the currently selected tool.
      Frame Number This field displays the currently selected frame of your animation.
      Colour Swatch
  • This field displays the currently selected colour in the palette.