Std ViewIvIssueCamPos

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Std ViewIvIssueCamPos.svg Std ViewIvIssueCamPos

Menu location
View → Stereo → Issue camera position
Default shortcut
Introduced in version
See also
Std FreezeViews


The Std ViewIvIssueCamPos command prints the camera settings of the active 3D view in the Report view and the Python console.

OrthographicCamera {   viewportMapping ADJUST_CAMERA   position 57.73505 -57.73502 57.735027   orientation 0.74290609 0.30772209 0.59447283  1.2171158   nearDistance 81.588844   farDistance 109.60551   aspectRatio 1   focalDistance 100   height 100  }

Example output: camera settings after changing to isometric view in a new document


  1. Select the View → Stereo → Std ViewIvIssueCamPos.svg Issue camera position option from the menu.


  • The camera settings can be used to add frozen views to a *.cam file. See Std FreezeViews.


See also: FreeCAD Scripting Basics.

The getCamera method of the ActiveView object returns the same camera settings in a single string. This method is not available if FreeCAD is in console mode.

import FreeCADGui