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User Guide (Version 1.13)

Navigating the Viewport

The UI Editor features a rectangle with a checkerboard pattern on a dark gray background.

The checkerboard pattern represents empty space within the UI canvas, and the dark gray represents the space outside of the canvas. Anything within the UI canvas space is visible when the canvas is loaded.

To zoom in or out on a UI canvas

Do one of the following:

  • Mouse – Scroll the mouse wheel

  • Keyboard – Press Ctrl + or Ctrl -

  • Menu – Click View, then click Zoom In or Zoom Out

To pan the view on a UI canvas

  • With the mouse on the UI canvas, drag using the middle mouse button

  • Press and hold the space bar while dragging the canvas

To toggle common zoom settings

Do one of the following:

  • Fit canvas to current view (default) – Press Ctrl+0, or click View, Fit Canvas.

  • View canvas at actual size – Press Ctrl+1, or click View, Actual Size.