Automatically changing the orthographic mode – perspective mode in Blender 2.8

In the new Blender 2.80 in the “3D View” window (3D Viewport), when scrolling a wheel to zoom or pressing the num pad buttons (1, 3, 7, 9) to center the view to different sides, the projection mode automatically changes between orthographic and perspective.

To disable this automatic mode changing, in the “User Preferences” window – “Interface settings”, change the value of the Auto Perspective checkbox:

Blender 2.80 Beta released

Blender 2.80 Beta released now.

This version available for download from the official developer Blender site builder.blender.org/download

Highlights:

  • The release, of course, is not stable and is not recommended for use in production.
  • The estimated release date of the stable release is after 4 months.
  • The API is declared stable, but some minor changes can be made. Add-on developers are encouraged to start porting their add-ons to 2.80.
  • The bug-tracker opens for any bug reports.