creating objects to view

I’m trying to make an arch way, and start by creating a circle but want it to be on a Y axis not on a Z. Blender 4.9a let you select from the User Pref to ‘Create to View’ (If I remember) have No Idea how to do it in 2.7. Thanks for any help.

Look in the bottom of the toolshelf (shortcut T) in the operator panel or press F6 after you have added the object

Knew it had to be somewhere. Thanks Richard :slight_smile:

Also the prefs still can be set to always create objects aligned to view - look under the editing tabs in user prefs: