A specific camera configuration can be saved as bookmark. Bookmarks are accessible from the Bookmarks menu Bookmarks menu. The home bookmark can also be activated by pressing H.

Create a bookmark

Bookmarks belong to the camera they were created from and can only be applied to this camera.

To create a new bookmark, do the following:

  1. Adjust the camera as desired for the bookmark.
  2. Click the Bookmarks menu Bookmarks menu.
  3. Click New Bookmark...
    The first ten bookmarks are mapped to the numeric keypad and can be activated by pressing the corresponding key on the numeric keypad.
  4. Choose a name and confirm.

Edit a bookmark

To edit a bookmark, do the following:

  1. Click the Bookmarks menu Bookmarks menu.
  2. Click Edit Bookmarks....

    You can also access Edit Bookmarks... by selecting Edit > Preferences > General > Viewport > Bookmarks.

In the Bookmarks manager, you can create new bookmarks, change the order of the bookmarks in the list, rename bookmarks, and update the camera properties.

A bookmark has the same settings as a camera.

  • Bookmarks can be selected and transformed directly in the Viewport using the Move, Scale, Rotate tools.
  • Press Ctrl + [Numpad] to create a new bookmark or update the current bookmark to the corresponding number entered.

Bookmarks visibility

Toggle visibility of Bookmark gizmos in the View Settings menu View settings. With Bookmark gizmos visible, you can see the bookmark position and camera orientation in the Viewport for each bookmark.

Bookmark positions with gizmos
Bookmark positions with gizmos

Turn on Bookmarks visibility when creating a CityEngine scene that will be exported to 360 VR Experience.