Axis Guides

Axis guides show transform directions and object dimension, scale and surface orientation.  Guide pointers show the positive axis direction and can be enabled in the Render menu.

Guide Type Description Screen Location
View View direction, shows direction of (x, y, z) rotation and translations in the scene center left
Object Selected Object A, width, height, depth and scale dimensions left
Surface Selected Surface A, orthonormal (S, T, N) vectors, also denotes texture coordinate directions center right

 Guide Pointer Color View Object Surface
Blue X axis Width, X scale dimension S Vector
Red-Orange Y Axis Height, Y scale dimension T vector
Yellow-Green Z Axis Depth, Z scale dimension N Vector

Axis Guides enabled