Rotating a Surface

This task shows you how to rotate a surface around one of the three axes of the handle.

The ModifySurface1.CATPart document is still open from the previous task.

You can also open the ModifySurface2.CATPart document.

  1. Click Modification .

  2. Click Rotation .

  3. Click the surface to position the manipulators depending on the mouse cursor position.

  4. Move the mouse cursor to highlight the desired rotation axis.

  5. Hold down the left-mouse button and drag to rotate the surface.

  6. Release the left-mouse button when you are satisfied with the new position of the surface.

You can press Ctrl while in the command to rotate the surface in five degree increments.