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3D Modeling Basics Using 3. Mouse Control

Mouse Control

When designing in Tinkercad the mouse buttons provide the following functionalities.

*Note, Tinkercad is set up to work best with an external mouse instead of a laptop trackpad.

  • Left button: selects tools and a single object on the grid by clicking; selects multiple objects on the grid by clicking and dragging a rectangle around the objects you wish to select.
  • Center wheel hold: pans around objects by holding the mouse wheel and dragging the mouse side to side.
  • Center wheel spin: zooms the workspace view in and out.
  • Right button: orbits around in space by holding the button and dragging.