|Disable view To disable or enable view rotation, click Window > Rotate > Disable view rotation, or use F8.
Flying through the model
In Tekla Structures, you can travel through a model, changing direction and varying speed as you go.
To fly through a model, you must have a rendered view open, with Projection set to Perspective. See View properties for more infromation on how to change view properties. Use the keyboard shortcut Shift+F to start flying though the model, or click View > Fly.
Pick the view to fly in.Tekla Structures displays an arrow symbol to indicate the flying direction.
See also View properties
Use Interrupt to stop flying
To adjust your flying speed, move the mouse to the desired flying direction. The flying speed grows exponentially when you are approaching the model from a distance.
To fly forward, move the mouse forward. To change the flying direction, move the mouse to the desired direction.
Changing the level of flying
1. To change the level you are flying on and to go straight up or down, hold down the Ctrl key and move the mouse forward to go up, and backwards to go down. Release the Ctrl key to continue flying on a level.
Changing the camera angle
1. To change the camera angle, scroll with the mouse wheel. To fly in the in the direction of the camera angle, hold down the Shift key and scroll forwards to go down or backwards to go up.
Creating clip planes
In Tekla Structures, you can create up to six clip planes in any rendered model view. Using clip planes enables you to focus in on the required detail in the model.
To create a clip plane:
1. Select a rendered model view.