The majority of interaction with Pointwise will be via various mouse functions with and without meta key use (Shift, Ctrl,
and Alt). These are best summarized using a table:
||Ctrl + Shift
||Selection, Command Buttons, Point Placement
||List Range Selection or Reverse Box Selection Style
||Additive Reverse Box Selection Style
||Combo Zoom Box
||Screen-X, Y Rotation
||Pick New Rotation Point
Selection is covered in more detail in the Selection Methods section. More information on zoom can be found in
the Zoom section. See more about model manipulations in the Model Manipulation
section. See the Context Menus section for more about Pointwise’s right-click menu. Finally, see
the Preferences section for information on customizing mouse button usage.
Note: Hovering your mouse over a toolbar option will pop-up a tooltip showing the appropriate command's name. Furthermore, if the
option happens to be disabled, the tooltip will also indicate the reason why it is disabled.