The Prevu3D application allows you to edit and explore your space with multiple navigation modes.
You will notice the navigation menu at the top left of the screen, this menu allows you to explore your space with multiple navigation modes such as free-view mode, third-person mode and Orbit mode.
To navigate in your space, simply use
mouse click to teleport or
drag-and-drop the icon representing the navigation mode to the location you want to land to in the environment :
You may also
mouse clickon the navigation mode icon you want to land to the point below you.
The two main control modes of the application are the Navigation control modes and the Edition control modes. To switch from Navigation control modes to the Edition control modes and vice-versa, simply press
mouse right-click or the Play button at the bottom of the left menu (except in top view).
At all time, you may know the current control modes at the top of the screen.
The edition control modes
This mode allows you to use the tools and all the features of the application.
In Edition control modes, you may navigate in the environment using the navigation circle that appears under your mouse. To teleport somewhere, simply
mouse click on the spot of the environment you want to teleport to. You may also rotate the view by
holding and dragging the mouse cursor.
Using the Edition mode, navigation is mainly performed through the use of the mouse.
|Action (edition controls only)||Concerned navigation modes||KEY|
|Teleport (except when using a tool or selecting something)||All||(mouse left-click)|
|Rotate the view||All except third-person, buggy, forklift||Hold and move mouse (mouse left-click)|
|Move||Freeview||Hold mouse middle click and move mouse|
|Zoom in/out||Freeview & Top view||mouse scroll|
|Drag environment||Top down||(mouse left-click)|
|Switch to navigation mode||All except top-down mode||(mouse right-click) or Play button|
The navigation control modes
In navigation control modes, the interface and mouse cursor are hidden, allowing you to have a much more immersive experience in the environment. In this mode, you may navigate using the keyboard and mouse as the navigation controls are enhanced and the tools are disabled.
Using the Navigation mode, you may use the following controls :
|Action (navigation controls only)||Concerned navigation modes||KEY|
|Switch to editor mode||All except top-down mode||(mouse right-click) or Play button|
|Change look direction||All except top-down mode||Move mouse|
|Move faster||All modes|
|Jump||Third person, first person|
|Move up||Free view|
|Move down||Free view|
Contextual menus (Right-click)
Right-clicking on objects and elements placed in your space displays a contextual menu, allowing you to reach your main actions more efficiently.