Control what camera is shown in a view

When you start a new scene it has four default cameras: persp (perspective), front, side, and top. You can assign a view panel to show the view through one of these camera, or create new cameras and assign them.

To... Do this

Assign a camera to a view

In the panel, open the Panels menu and select a camera from the Perspective or Orthographic submenu.


If the camera object is visible in the scene, select it and in the panel select Panels > Look Through Selected.

Create a new camera for a view

In the panel, select Panels > Perspective > New or Panels > Orthographic > New.