All Files Using the Translate Tool T-LAY-004-002 You can use the Translate tool to pan your elements on the X, Y and Z axes. How to use the Translate tool In the Tools toolbar, disable the Animate mode. Do one of the following: From the top menu, select Animation > Tools > Translate. In the Advanced Animation toolbar, click the Translate tool. Press Alt + 2. In the Camera view, Ctrl + click (Windows/Linux) or ⌘ + click (macOS) to select your element. Drag the selection to a new area. You can select multiple layers at the same time. Press Ctrl + Shift + click (Windows/Linux) or ⌘ + Shift + click (macOS) on each element to select them.