Rotate Objects

Rotate objects around an axis.

Rotate Objects Around an Axis

Rotate objects around a reference axis with the ability to use a variable.

  1. Select the Move tool, or press M or T.

    Tip: To find and open a tool, press Ctrl+F. For more information, see Find and Search for Tools.
  2. In the guide panel, select the Rotate tab.
  3. Next to Part, the Select button is active. Select one or more objects.
  4. Define the Direction:
    1. Next to Axis, the Select button is active. Select a line, axis, or cylinder.
      Note: When a cylinder is selected, objects move along the center line of the cylinder.
    2. Define the rotation angle:
      • Enter an Angle, drag the slider, or assign a variable.
      • Drag the manipulator.
  5. Right-click and mouse through the check mark to exit, or double-right-click.