Std ViewIsometric

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Std ViewIsometric.svg Std ViewIsometric

Menu location
View → Standard views → Axonometric → Isometric
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Std ViewDimetric, Std ViewTrimetric


The Std ViewIsometric command realigns the camera in the active 3D view to obtain an isometric view. For a truly isometric view the 3D view must be in orthographic mode, but the command also works if the view is in perspective mode.

Std ViewIsometric example.svg

The axis cross and a cube in isometric view


  1. There are several ways to invoke the command:
    • Press the Std ViewIsometric.svg Std ViewIsometric button.
    • Select the View → Standard views → Axonometric → Std ViewIsometric.svg Isometric option from the menu.
    • Select the Standard views → Std ViewIsometric.svg Isometric option from the 3D view context menu.
    • Select the Std ViewIsometric.svg Isometric option from the Mini-cube menu of the Navigation Cube.
    • Use the keyboard shortcut: 0.


See also: FreeCAD Scripting Basics.

To change to isometric view use the viewIsometric method of the ActiveView object. This method is not available if FreeCAD is in console mode.

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