Roll Light
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Activate a light viewport. Viewport navigation controls (Roll Light)

Roll Light rotates the light about its own line of sight (the light's local Z axis). Although Roll does change the light view, it affects the light object only if the light casts a rectangular beam or is a projector.

Rolling a light

Drag the mouse horizontally to roll a target light or rotate a free light about its local Z axis.

This button replaces the Zoom Extents button when a light viewport is active.


To roll a light:

  1. Activate a Light viewport.
  2. Click (Roll Light).

    The button highlights when it is on.

  3. Drag horizontally to roll the view.
  4. Press Esc or right-click to turn off the button.