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Navigation modes

In the Viewer you will find 5 navigation modes, click on the compass to display the options.

By default, you will be set in Orbit control mode, this mode allows you to move using your mouse only, you can:
- Zoom in/zoom out using your scroll wheel

- Zoom by holding down your scroll wheel

- Rotate your camera around its target point by holding down the left click of your mouse (target point: the point where your camera is looking)

- Move your camera vertically and laterally by holding down the right click of your mouse, the vertical/lateral axes are not defined by the point cloud but according to the inclination of the camera

 

The second mode you will find is the Earth control, this mode has some similarities with the previous one, here you can:
- Zoom in/zoom out using your scroll wheel

- Move by holding down your scroll wheel, if you move your mouse while holding the scroll wheel, this will change the direction where you are going

- Rotate your camera by holding down the right click of your mouse, by clicking you will see a point appear, this point symbolizes the center of the rotation

- Move your camera on the 2 horizontal axes by keeping the left click of your mouse pressed

 

The third mode you will find is the Fly control, this mode is completely different, here you can:
- Rotate your camera around its position by holding down the left click of your mouse

- Move your camera vertically and laterally by holding down the right click of your mouse, the vertical/lateral axes are not defined by the viewer but according to the inclination of the camera

- Move your camera forward following the camera's pitch by holding the up arrow key or W

- Move your camera backward following the camera's pitch by holding the down arrow key or S

- Move your camera to the left following the camera's pitch by holding the left arrow key or A

- Move your camera to the right following the camera's pitch by holding the right arrow key or D

- Move your camera up following the camera's pitch by holding the page up or R key

- Move your camera down following the camera's pitch by holding the page down or F key

- Use your scroll wheel to change camera speed

 

The third mode you will find is helicopter control, this mode is similar to the previous one, here you can:
- Rotate your camera around its position by holding down the left click of your mouse

- Move your camera vertically and laterally by holding down the right click of your mouse, the vertical/lateral axes are defined in relation to the real axis of the viewer

- Move your camera forward along the horizontal axis by holding the up arrow key or W

- Move your camera backwards along the horizontal axis by holding the down arrow key or S

- Move your camera to the left following the horizontal axis by holding the left arrow key or A

- Move your camera to the right following the horizontal axis by holding the right arrow key or D

- Move your camera up along the vertical axis by holding the **page up **key or R

- Move your camera down along the vertical axis by holding the **page down **key or F

- Use your scroll wheel to change the camera speed

 

For each of these modes, you can double-click anywhere on the point cloud to move your camera to where you clicked.

 

Finally, there is one last mode, the 360 images mode, select it to get in the closest 360 image and then navigate from bubble to bubble.

 

In case of problem or difficulty, do not hesitate to contact the platform team.