Change the increment of movement

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skieva
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Change the increment of movement

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When using keys to move vectors, how do the shift and CTRL keys change the increment of movement?

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Re: Change the increment of movement

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Found the answer.

Arrow Key alone .0156 per click
Shift/Arrow key .0786 per click
CTRL/Arrow key .0036 per click

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Re: Change the increment of movement

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F4 will let you adjust the nudge distance.
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Re: Change the increment of movement

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Only at the zoom level you're currently on. The amount of movement is a factor of the level you're zoomed into not a fixed amount. Ctrl will reduce the relative distance and Shift will increase it.

If you want to move by a fixed amount press the F4 key to bring up the Snapping Options and set the Fixed Nudge Distance. Pressing Ctrl-Shift-Arrow will then move by that exact distance. Setting the Fixed Nudge does not affect the Shift-Arrow or Ctrl-Arrow combinations.

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Re: Change the increment of movement

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At what point do you hit F4? I am in the 2D view, I have selected a vector to move, hit F4, and nothing

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Re: Change the increment of movement

Post by gkas »

Adrian wrote:If you want to move by a fixed amount press the F4 key to bring up the Snapping Options and set the Fixed Nudge Distance. Pressing Ctrl-Shift-Arrow will then move by that exact distance. Setting the Fixed Nudge does not affect the Shift-Arrow or Ctrl-Arrow combinations.
The F4 key only brings up the SNAPPING OPTIONS DIALOG. You can enter the distances you would like to move into the dialog.

P.S. Thanks Adrian... I forgot that dialog was there :?

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