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Main Workspace

The Dynamo Workspace consists of four main elements.
  1. 1.
    All Active Tabs.
  2. 2.
    Preview Mode
  3. 3.
    Zoom/Pan Controls
  4. 4.
    Node in Workspace

All Active Tabs

When you open a new file, a new Home Workspace will be opened by default.
You may create a Custom Node and open it in a Custom Node Workspace.
Only one Home Workspace is allowed in each Dynamo window but you may have multiple Custom Node Workspaces opened in tabs.

Preview Mode

There are 3 methods to switch between different previews:
a. Using the top right icons
  • Graph Preview
  • 3D Preview
b. Right-click in Workspace
  • Switch from 3D Preview to Graph Preview
  • Switch from Graph Preview to 3D Preview
c. Using keyboard shortcut (Ctrl+B)

Zoom/Pan Controls

You may use icons or a mouse to navigate in either workspace.
a. In Graph Preview Mode
  • Using icons:
    • Zoom to fit
    • Zoom in
    • Zoom out
    • Pan
  • Using mouse:
    • Left-click - Select
    • Left-click and drag - Selection box to select multiple nodes
    • Middle scroll up/down - Zoom in/out
    • Middle-click and drag - Pan
    • Right-click anywhere on canvas - Open In-Canvas Search
b. In 3D Preview Mode
  • Using icons:
    • Zoom to fit
    • Zoom in
    • Zoom out
    • Pan
    • Orbit
  • Using mouse:
    • Middle scroll up/down - Zoom in/out
    • Middle-click and drag - Pan
    • Right-click and drag - Orbit

Node in Workspace

Left-click to select any Node.
To select multiple Nodes, Click and drag to create a selection box.