Bluescape Workspace Navigation Guide

This topic outlines using Bluescape with different input devices.

Note: Ensure the default :select_blue_: Select tool is active.

Bluescape can automatically detect what kind of device you are using (mouse, trackpad, or touch devices). To use this functionality or to manually set your preferred input device:

  1. Select the :more_options: Workspace Settings button next to the Workspace name in the upper left of your screen.
  2. Select Navigation.
  3. Select Auto to have Bluescape automatically detect your device, or select Mouse, Trackpad, or Touch to manually select the device you are using.

Navigation option in workspace

Quick Reference Guide

Here’s a breakdown by input device:

Mouse

To use a mouse in the workspace:

Pan :pan:

To pan the workspace:
There are three options when using the pan feature with a mouse:

  1. Drag with the right mouse button
  2. Hold the spacebar and drag with the left mouse button
  3. Drag with the Pan tool in any unselected area

Select :select:

To select an object:

  • Left-click on the object

Move :move_workspace:

To move an object:

  • Drag with the object using the left mouse button

Zoom :search:

To zoom the workspace:

  • Easily zoom in and out using the mouse’s scroll wheel

Trackpad

To use a trackpad in the workspace:

Pan :pan:

To pan the workspace:

There are three ways to pan the workspace using a trackpad:

  1. Drag with two fingers
  2. Hold the spacebar and drag with a single finger
  3. Drag with the Pan tool in any unselected area

Select :select:

To select an object:

  • Tap

Move :move_workspace:

To move an object:

  • Drag with a single finger

Zoom :search:

To zoom the workspace:

  • Pinch with two fingers

Touch

To use touch functionality in the workspace:

Pan :pan:

To pan the workspace:
There are two options when using the pan feature on a touch device:

  1. Drag anywhere that is not selected
  2. Drag with two fingers

Select :select:

To select an object:

  • Tap the object

Move :move_workspace:

To move an object:

  • Select the object, then drag with a single finger

Zoom :search:

To zoom the workspace:

  • Pinch with two fingers

Where to Next?

Not what you were looking for? Reply below or Search the community and discover more Bluescape.

1 Like