Set two fingers click i prefer that as middle click. I just have a generic mouse and have had it at least since inventor 11. Hold shift then middle mouse button wheel and you will start a 3d orbit around you model as you move your mouse. Dec 26, 20 autocad 20 disable middle mouse button zoom to extents. On an unrelated note, movement in autocad any version right up to 2011 2d is completely unstable and will most likely cause the program to crash. Hi we are running a series of pocs for customers who use autocad 2015. See about customizing mouse buttons other mouse buttons are controlled by the mouse driver. Lately, i keep running in computers that have a mouse with scroll button, but the button doesnt act as zoom and pan, but as a scroll. Oct 11, 2007 on most computers with a mouse with a scroll button, the scroll button acts as a zoom and pan. With the cad mouse and the dedicated middle button i dont even reach for the 3d mouse anymore. Any autocad user knows that this is a very important function. Its simply more comfortable and convenient to press than the scroll wheel and youll find navigating in autocad and. Autocad and inventor does have similar navigation tools, but they are actually different applications. In inventor, you can hold f4 button and using your mouse to rotate the view.
Used to pick or select objects in drawing autocad and perform as following. I have the 3d mouse from 3dconnexion as well as this cad mouse. Something as simple as programming a mouse button as osnap onoff, esc. Middle mouse button behaviour autocad cadline community. After tons and tons of frustratingly excavating webpages over the net and posting innumerable requests on the autodesk forums where everybody has mentioned this as an impossible ask since it being hardcoded into the. So a two button mouse with scrollclick will suffice. Keyboard mouse ideas on the best mousekb for autocad. Razor orochi mouse, being left handed it works a treat.
So i basically have to press the middle button which is also a scroll wheel every 2 seconds and it is really a pain, to the point the my middle finger hurts after a few hours. Best autocad mouse cad mouse guide 2016 cad intentions. The days of clicking the mouse wheel are over thanks to the 3dconnexion cadmouses dedicated middle mouse button. Customers can save 25% on the autodesk suggested retail price srp for industry collections or most individual products when they purchase eligible 1year or 3year term subscriptions with singleuser access and tradein qualifying serial numbers and all associated seats of release 1998 through 2021 perpetual licenses not on an active maintenance plan any. The ribbon maximize the area available for work using a compact interface that contains many of the same tools and controls available in toolbars and dialog boxes. I am guessing a driver update hosed that much needed function. How to pan using magic mouse in autocad 2 apple community. If i hold down the mouse wheel,i get a pan symbol,and youll notice as i move the mouse,holding the wheel down as a button,i can pan within the autocad drawing. The reason i want to do this is because the mouse software allows button functions to perform multiple keystrokes at once only if it starts with the ctrl key. Customize your mouse buttons to autocad commands youtube.
My middle mouse button is not working properly yahoo. Autocad 20 disable middle mouse button zoom to extents. Aug 24, 2015 i primarily use autocad for 2d drafting and design so my setup is a bit different than inventor. So its a really, really useful tool if you think about it. How to program logitech mx mouse buttons for autocad. I use the middle mouse button to pan, but if i pan too quickly, it interprets it as a doubleclick and zooms all the way out. As you draw things you can call up snaps on the fly. How to pan in autocad with a microsoft wireless mouse 5000. When youre panning, whats happening is youre changing your point of view. Mouse wheel bump left delete middle wheel click pan. I primarily use autocad for 2d drafting and design so my setup is a bit different than inventor. I use middle mouse to pan, of course, like most people. Autocad architecture updated logitech mouse software middle button pan not working now oct 28, 2010. Settings for easy operations autocad architecture blog.
Its simply more comfortable and convenient to press than the scroll wheel and youll find navigating in autocad and other cad applications easier and more comfortable. Assigning commands to assign autocad commands to a standard three button mouse. Feb 14, 2010 if your using a relatively new wireless mouse youll need to download the most recent mouse driver for windows 7 for it to work correctly. Press the rightclick button above any icon, then turn off the use icons toggle. Choose from a wide range of designs or customize your own today. I have configured the scroll wheel button using the microsoft keyboard and mouse utility to perform middle click instead of flip. The 3d mouse does have its advantages over the cad mouse and both of them together is awesome, but if i had to choose between the two i would pick the cadmouse. Middle mouse button pan i am using autocad 2009 and im wondering if someone knows how to enable the middle or wheel button to click and drag for panning. Autocad ninjas tend to work very fast, so accidentally pressing key is very common.
If youd like to write for cso, please check out this link click here to find out how to purchase autocad lt. The nicest part of the middlemouse feature was that even if movement got disorienting you could quickly hit the middle mouse button to anchor your pivot. Aug 10, 2012 autocad does not recognize the middle click. Because every almost every computer ive ever used has had this, ive become somewhat dependent on it. Hold middle mouse button then hold shift and you will pan orthogonally vertical. The pgp file is a notepad file contained within autocads support folder of your computers c drive.
Excerpt from softutors teacher inside of autocad 2d product. If this doesnt work then the settings within the mouse drivers will be set to scroll instead of by software. Verify that the mouse is not defective by testing the scroll button in other applications, on another computer, and testing a different mouse. The other incident is pressing shift and mouse mid button. But if we havent release shift before pressing it, it will activate transparent orbit. You can use keyboard and mouse combinations, and you can customize it as you preferred. Was working fine 2 days ago, now i lost the ability to pan with the thumb or middle mouse button. Assigning autocad commands to mouse buttons autocad. Since autocad 2009, mainly because of space saving reasons, these status change toggles can be displayed in icon forms as well. If i hold down the mouse wheel, i get a pan symbol, and youll notice as i move the mouse, holding the wheel down as a button, i can pan within the autocad drawing. Autocad architecture updated logitech mouse software. Middle mouse button or wheel does not perform pan functions. Jan 15, 2010 autocad and inventor does have similar navigation tools, but they are actually different applications.
Sep 12, 2012 microsoft wireless mouse 5000 middle button intermittent or not working. I hope youe enjoyed this part of the autocad architecture video tutorials series. Changing the macro of a mouse button through the cui. I have just purchased a combination microsoft wireless keyboard with mouse 5000.
In this video ill show you how to modify your extra mouse button to autocad command. I have always wanted to find the answer to this, but it seems that no one else on the entire internet has the same issue. Jan, 2011 excerpt from softutors teacher inside of autocad 2d product. What i can also do is doubleclickon the wheel as a button,and that zooms extents as well. We have applied the policies shared by jason thx btw, and all nvidia. The poc hardware is a supermicro server with 2 k2s. In the basic settings select the wheel button and select the middleclick option. Ive just installed the drivers, and the mouse works perfectly as advertised.
When i travel, its a pain to pull out my mouse to operate in autocad, and really, the only reason i need the mouse is for the dynamic zoom functionality of the scroll wheel. How do you change the mouse settings on autocad 2007. Jul 29, 2006 keyboard mouse ideas on the best mousekb for autocad. In catia, the middle button is used for pan and rotate in combination with the left button.
For comparison, 3dconnexion parent company logitechs highestspec generalpurpose mouse has a resolution of 1,500dpi. Ive tried setting the middle button to none and also to universalscroll as well as switch the mbuttonpan to 0 but nothing seems to change it. Its simply more comfortable and convenient to press than the scroll wheel. After making this selection, x out of the mouse and keyboard center screen and select apply on the mouse properties screen and then select ok. Holding middle mouse zoom extents is annoying autocad. If you are you using a pre 2004 version of autocad.
But there are also features tailored specifically for 3d software, such as a separate middle button and scroll wheel no more having to press down on the wheel in order to pan and dedicated zoom buttons. The pan button mouse wheel button wont work with any of them. One trick ive used for years is to use the middle mouse button or scroll wheel to bring up the snaps. Thanks very much to nick williams of acuity training for this excellent autocad keyboard shortcuts productivity hack. Again i have all my most used features available from the mouse. With its dedicated middle mouse button and quickzoom feature that intelligently zooms to your point of interest with a single click of a thumb button. Assigning shortcuts if your mouse driver software allows keyboard combinations to be assigned to the mouse buttons, you can follow the procedure below to. In this video, you will pan to change your point of view in a drawing. In our example, autocad opened the graphics window using the default system units and assigned the drawing name drawing1.
I have the middle button set to autoscroll and the mbuttonpan set to 1. Hi am i glad i discovered this forum and this brilliant piece of software autohotkey, by accident. I like the wheel button as zoom pan and have made the middle button the escape key for quickly exiting commands and deselecting objects. If your using a relatively new wireless mouse youll need to download the most recent mouse driver for windows 7 for it to work correctly. Click the left mouse button to select an object area in the drawing. Mouse button click button 3 macro in cui not set to pan.
Mar 29, 2011 the nicest part of the middle mouse feature was that even if movement got disorienting you could quickly hit the middle mouse button to anchor your pivot. The keyboard king heshe works almost exclusively with the keyboard and mouse, and takes pride in having. I just updated the setpoint software as i got a new cordless keyboard. You want to assign autocad commands to the buttons on your mouse. Click and hold the left mouse button and drag to pan.
As covid19 impacts the world, autodesk is committed to giving our customers and our communities the support and resources they needfor staying connected, collaborating effectively, and maintaining business continuityduring this challenging time. Autocad recognizes it as pan if you click hard, and hear the click tone from magic mouse. And because enhancing the way cad professionals work, rest and play is in our dna, we housed it in a stylish matte black and steel ergonomic design that. Open the architectural sample file in the chapter 03 folder to begin. How to program logitech mx mouse buttons for autocad use. Youre not actually moving the geometry in space, its an important distinction. Aug 26, 2015 middle button on my mouse scrolls the screen instead of pan and zoom. I have a new aopen o35g 5bttn 2 scrollable wheels mouse at work acad2005, win2000pro. This enabled my wheel button to be held down and utilize pan in autocad.
I have tried a bunch of things, and i cannot seem to find out. I mostly use catia and just cant stand pressing the middle buttonwheel. Jan 11, 2017 in this video ill show you how to modify your extra mouse button to autocad command. In the customize user interface dialog box, under customizations in all cui files, expand the mouse buttons node in tree view.
Make your desk your unique space with a new cad mouse pad from zazzle. What is annoying is if you hold it down to long without panning it shoots you way up in the air zoom extents. On most computers with a mouse with a scroll button, the scroll button acts as a zoom and pan. My questioni would like to reassign the wheel button back to button3. Autocad keyboard shortcuts, easy productivity hack. I tried changing the double click speed in my mouse settings but that didnt work.
The menu bar provides access to all autocad commands. If its a usual ps2usb wired mouse then just goto your mouse settings, click buttons and select the middle button and choose a command or shortcut for it to run everytime its clicked. In the basic settings select the wheel button and select the middle click option. Middle button on my mouse scrolls the screen instead of pan and zoom. What controls do you assign to your extra mouse buttons. My questioni would like to reassign the wheel button back to button 3, the default for clickable scroll wheels in all other mouse drivers. We accidentally press those two when we want to pan the drawing. When you changed the macro of one mouse button combination, the changes were also applied to all the other combinations involving that button. After tons and tons of frustratingly excavating webpages over the net and posting innumerable requests on the autodesk forums where everybody has mentioned this as an impossible ask since it being hardcoded. Ill show you the formal method of using this command first and then ill show you a shortcut, which i prefer.
I have tried a bunch of things, and i cannot seem to find. Hold middle mouse button then hold shift and you will pan orthogonally vertical or horizontal when you move your mouse. Whether you go with a mouse like the one i use with three buttons or a gaming mouse like a corsair or razer with higher end dpi and many extra buttons i highly recommend having at least a couple. There are two possible reasons for this, the 1st will be the most common, and a system variable called mbuttopan should be set to 1 on the command line. Jun 20, 2011 autocad ninjas tend to work very fast, so accidentally pressing key is very common. When you click the right mouse button to repeat last command or end current command. The pan button mouse wheelbutton wont work with any of them. If necessary, click on the downarrow in the quick access bar and select show menu bar to display the autocad menu bar.273 76 727 532 789 1306 1446 1161 355 573 1233 602 455 1176 543 724 1120 132 1346 45 653 562 853 986 56 401 1061 499 1343 603 707 1139 1496 205 599 1292 500 686 295 197 1366