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I was messing around in blender when I noticed that my view was snapped to an object. When I moved it so did my view.

What is this feature and how can I enable/disable it?

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marked as duplicate by gandalf3, iKlsR Aug 15 '14 at 21:07

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This is a feature called View Lock, wich is enabled by pressing Shift + Numpad ., and disabled by pressing Alt + Numpad ..

You can also access it from the menus like so:

Clear View Lock

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You enable it by pressing [Shift]+[Numpad .], not [Ctrl]+[Numpad .] ;) – maddin45 Aug 15 '14 at 10:20
Yes, that's true – someonewithpc Aug 15 '14 at 10:46
+1 for something I have never even heard of. – GiantCowFilms Aug 15 '14 at 14:52
@GiantCowFilms Fun fact, I hadn't either! – someonewithpc Aug 15 '14 at 14:56
@someonewithpc You should change your username to sherlockholmeswithpc. – GiantCowFilms Aug 15 '14 at 15:02

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