Preserve current orientation with the SOLIDWORKS View Selector [VIDEO]

Article by Alin Vargatu, CSWE created/updated April 3, 2013

The new SOLIDWORKS View Selector introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2013 is great for re-orienting your models with ease and precision, but, as I told you in the previous articles on this topic, it has one problem: it will default to the ISO orientation during preview.

Until SOLIDWORKS will further improve this tool in order to place the selector cube on top of the existing orientation, the next best thing is keeping the existing orientation on one side of the screen when using theSOLIDWORKS View Selector.

Watch this video to see how it is done:

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Alin Vargatu, CSWE

Alin is a SOLIDWORKS Elite Applications Engineer and an avid contributor to the SOLIDWORKS Community. Alin has presented multiple times at SOLIDWORKS World, Technical Summits, and User Group Meetings, while being very active on the SOLIDWORKS Forum.