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Appletom
07-16-2005, 05:48 PM
Have you ever wanted to rotate your view just a squish? I mean, just barely nudge the compass about 1 to get a road perfectly horizontal or a building squared up on screen?

Using the "Rotate Right" and "Rotate Left" buttons turns the globe by 6 per click, this is often too big of a step.

Keyboard shortcut time! Alt-Shift-Left Arrow key will rotate the world clockwise just less one degree. Alt-Shift-Right Arrow key will rotate the world counterclockwise by less than 1.

Mickey
07-16-2005, 06:28 PM
Have you ever wanted to rotate your view just a squish? I mean, just barely nudge the compass about 1 to get a road perfectly horizontal or a building squared up on screen?

Using the "Rotate Right" and "Rotate Left" buttons turns the globe by 6 per click, this is often too big of a step.

Keyboard shortcut time! Alt-Shift-Left Arrow key will rotate the world clockwise just less one degree. Alt-Shift-Right Arrow key will rotate the world counterclockwise by less than 1.

Nice tip! I've experienced that very frustration a number of times. It's good to know a nice solution like that.

Mickey
07-16-2005, 09:43 PM
It's been added to the faq (http://www.googleearthhacks.com/forums/faq.php).

ncmcw
07-17-2005, 06:37 PM
Have a look at details of the keyboard shortcuts at:
http://www.keyhole.com/GoogleEarthHelp/GoogleEarth.htm