Setting Up Consistent Camera Views (How To)

I have approx. 100 3D files that I need to capture as a black and white line raster image. Each is a separate 3DM file. Is there a way to open/load each using the same perspective settings (parallel)? Ive been playing around with the Camera Settings on the Properties page and seem to be missing something (nearly identical shapes are not matching views for me).

Hi @wm_c,

You should be able to do this. Can you provide a few sample 3dm files with at least one containing the view projection you are looking for?

– Dale

Hi Dale,

Thank you for taking a look at this for me.

In the ZIP are 3 test files. #3 has the settings I’m trying to match.

I’ve also included a screenshot of the properties box,

With the settings that match #3.

Whenever I manually add the numbers in the property box I get a different location on the screen, using the same numbers.

The shape only differs on the faceplate.

Thank you,


Hi @wm_c,

You might try saving a named view in your master file. Then import and restore that named view in the others.

– Dale

Thank you Dale, will give that a try.