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Toolbar: View > Pan ()

Menu: View > Pan

Keyboard: PAN

Shortcut:     Down Arrow (pan down)

     Left Arrow (pan left)

     Page Down or Shift+Down Arrow (pan down one screen)

     Shift+Left Arrow (pan left one screen)

     Shift+Right Arrow (pan right one screen)

     Page Up or Shift+Up Arrow (pan up one screen)

     Right Arrow (pan right)

     Up Arrow (pan up)

     Ctrl+Shift+right-click (real-time pan)

Alias: P, -P, RTPAN

Drags the display in the viewport so you can see areas not visible in the window.

Left Right Up Down PGLeft PGRight PGUp PGDown <Pan base point:> Specify the pan base point, which is the point from which you want to move the display. To move the display to the left, choose Left. To move the display to the right, choose Right. To move the display up, choose Up. To move the display down, choose Down. To move the display left one page, choose PGLeft. To move the display right one page, choose PGRight. To move the display up one page, choose PGUp. To move the display down one page, choose PGDown.



  1. Select the start point from which you want to pan.
  2. Select the point to which you want to pan.


TIP If your mouse has a center wheel, press and hold it, and then move the mouse to pan the drawing. You can also pan using the arrow keys if Use Up/Down Arrows for Command History Navigation is not marked on the Display tab in Tools > Options.

To specify the distance to pan

Specify a point from which you want the display moved.

Pan displacement point: Specify the point to which you want the display moved. The difference between the base point and the displacement point indicates the distance and direction you want to move the display.


Use the panning methods

Use the Pan command

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