class in UnityEditor


Inherits from:EditorWindow


Implemented in:UnityEditor

Implements interfaces:IHasCustomMenu

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Use this class to manage SceneView settings, change the SceneView camera properties, subscribe to events, call SceneView methods, and render open scenes.

Static Properties

currentDrawingSceneViewThe SceneView that is being drawn.
lastActiveSceneViewThe SceneView that was most recently in focus.
sceneViewsThe list of all open Scene view windows.


audioPlayEnables or disables Scene view audio effects.
cameraThe Camera that is rendering this SceneView.
cameraDistanceThe distance from camera to pivot.
cameraModeThe current DrawCameraMode for the Scene view camera.
cameraSettingsUse CameraSettings to set the properties for the SceneView Camera.
drawGizmosSets the visibility of all Gizmos in the Scene view.
in2DModeWhether the SceneView is in 2D mode.
isRotationLockedWhether the Scene view camera can be rotated.
lastSceneViewRotationWhen the Scene view is in 2D mode, this property contains the last camera rotation.
orthographicWhether the Scene view camera is set to orthographic mode.
pivotThe center point, or pivot, of the Scene view.
rotationThe direction of the camera to the pivot of the SceneView.
sceneLightingWhether lighting is enabled or disabled in the Scene view.
sceneViewStateUse SceneViewState to set the debug options for the Scene view.
sizeThe size of the Scene view measured diagonally.
validateTrueMetalsWhether the albedo is black for materials with an average specular color above 0.45.

Public Methods

AlignViewToObjectMoves the Scene view to frame a transform.
AlignWithViewAligns the current selection with the position and rotation of the Scene view camera.
FrameFrames the given bounds in the Scene view.
FrameSelectedFrame the object selection in the Scene view.
IsCameraDrawModeEnabledReturns true if mode is enabled in the current rendering setup, including custom validators.
LookAtMoves the Scene view to focus on a target.
LookAtDirect LookAt without animating the scene movement.
MoveToViewTransforms all selected object to the scene pivot.
ResetCameraSettingsResets the CameraSettings for the SceneView Camera to default.
SetSceneViewShaderReplaceSets a replacement shader for rendering this Scene view.

Protected Methods

SupportsStageHandlingOverride this method to control whether the Scene view should change when you switch from one stage to another stage.

Static Methods

AddCameraModeAdd a custom camera mode to the Scene view camera mode list.
ClearUserDefinedCameraModesRemove all user-defined camera modes.
FrameLastActiveSceneViewFrames the currently selected object(s) in the last active Scene view.
GetAllSceneCamerasRetrieves an array of all camera components from all open Scene views.
GetBuiltinCameraModeGets the built-in CameraMode that matches the specified DrawCameraMode.
RepaintAllRepaints every open SceneView.


beforeSceneGuiThe event issued when the OnGUI method is called.
duringSceneGuiSubscribe to this event to receive a callback whenever the Scene view calls the OnGUI method.
onCameraModeChangedAn event that is invoked when the selected cameraMode changes.

Inherited Members

Static Properties

focusedWindowThe EditorWindow which currently has keyboard focus. (Read Only)
mouseOverWindowThe EditorWindow currently under the mouse cursor. (Read Only)


autoRepaintOnSceneChangeDoes the window automatically repaint whenever the Scene has changed?
maximizedIs this window maximized?
maxSizeThe maximum size of this window.
minSizeThe minimum size of this window.
positionThe desired position of the window in screen space.
rootVisualElementRetrieves the root visual element of this window hierarchy.
titleContentThe GUIContent used for drawing the title of EditorWindows.
wantsMouseEnterLeaveWindowChecks whether MouseEnterWindow and MouseLeaveWindow events are received in the GUI in this Editor window.
wantsMouseMoveChecks whether MouseMove events are received in the GUI in this Editor window.
hideFlagsShould the object be hidden, saved with the Scene or modifiable by the user?
nameThe name of the object.

Public Methods

BeginWindowsMark the beginning area of all popup windows.
CloseClose the editor window.
EndWindowsClose a window group started with EditorWindow.BeginWindows.
FocusMoves keyboard focus to another EditorWindow.
RemoveNotificationStop showing notification message.
RepaintMake the window repaint.
SendEventSends an Event to a window.
ShowShow the EditorWindow window.
ShowAsDropDownShows a window with dropdown behaviour and styling.
ShowAuxWindowShow the editor window in the auxiliary window.
ShowModalUtilityShow the EditorWindow as a floating modal window.
ShowNotificationShow a notification message.
ShowPopupShows an Editor window using popup-style framing.
ShowUtilityShow the EditorWindow as a floating utility window.
GetInstanceIDReturns the instance id of the object.
ToStringReturns the name of the GameObject.

Static Methods

FocusWindowIfItsOpenFocuses the first found EditorWindow of specified type if it is open.
GetWindowReturns the first EditorWindow of type t which is currently on the screen.
GetWindowWithRectReturns the first EditorWindow of type t which is currently on the screen.
DestroyRemoves a gameobject, component or asset.
DestroyImmediateDestroys the object obj immediately. You are strongly recommended to use Destroy instead.
DontDestroyOnLoadDo not destroy the target Object when loading a new Scene.
FindObjectOfTypeReturns the first active loaded object of Type type.
FindObjectsOfTypeReturns a list of all active loaded objects of Type type.
InstantiateClones the object original and returns the clone.
CreateInstanceCreates an instance of a scriptable object.


boolDoes the object exist?
operator !=Compares if two objects refer to a different object.
operator ==Compares two object references to see if they refer to the same object.


AwakeCalled as the new window is opened.
OnDestroyOnDestroy is called to close the EditorWindow window.
OnFocusCalled when the window gets keyboard focus.
OnGUIImplement your own editor GUI here.
OnHierarchyChangeHandler for message that is sent when an object or group of objects in the hierarchy changes.
OnInspectorUpdateOnInspectorUpdate is called at 10 frames per second to give the inspector a chance to update.
OnLostFocusCalled when the window loses keyboard focus.
OnProjectChangeHandler for message that is sent whenever the state of the project changes.
OnSelectionChangeCalled whenever the selection has changed.
UpdateCalled multiple times per second on all visible windows.
AwakeThis function is called when the ScriptableObject script is started.
OnDestroyThis function is called when the scriptable object will be destroyed.
OnDisableThis function is called when the scriptable object goes out of scope.
OnEnableThis function is called when the object is loaded.

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