lock/disable rotation?

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Old 06 June 2017   #1
lock/disable rotation?

hey all,
i need to edit a model/tool's edges in great detail and i need to do it perpendicularly to my point of view
but naturally my hand/cursor often slips outside of the model's boundaries and i rotate it unwillingly
is it possible to lock/disable rotation completely until i finish editing the edges this way?

thanks
 
Old 06 June 2017   #2
most all brushes you cant edit a edge the cursor edits points.
if you use ZModeler you can edit a edge and it doesn't effect rotation.

need more info on what your trying
 
Old 06 June 2017   #3
*oops,*misundestanding
by edges i meant the 'physical' boundaries/sides of the model, not the 3D components called edges (like vertices/faces etc)
just imagine trying to move the sides of a model
but because the sides are near empty space, you constantly missclick on the empty space and rotate the model/view

is there any way to lock/disable rotation on all axes so that i don't accidentally rotate it?
 
Old 06 June 2017   #4
omg so close and yet so far!*
i found a rotation speed setting in the preferences!**but it doesn't go down to 0**can't believe this*
at the lowest setting though, it's much more comfortable to work with even if the model stilll rotates a bit
i still have to re-shift+rotate all the time in order to secure that im still on ortho view 100% but it's an improvement nevertheless
if only it went down to 0, omg it was just a value for the developers, the setting is already there!*
 
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