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I'm planing to do a simple animation of my drawings (scrolling and parallax effects with a camera).

Each time I'm loading a new Image as Plane, Blender align the center of the picture to the cursor, like this:

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I was wondering if there's a way to automatically load the image ABOVE the Z axis, like this:

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For now, i have to do this manually, which add quite many extra steps. Since I'm planning to load quite a lot of pictures, it would be a time saver.

I'm planning to have this type of result, just so you have a better idea of my humble project:

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Current import Images as Planes addon doesn't have this feature ... so before some pythonist comes to help ... Blender is bundled with Align Tools addon. If you import all Images as Planes you can use addon to adjust them at once ...

Search for Align Operator
(or go to side panel (N) > Item > Align Tools > Advanced)

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choose Object / X, Z / Min / Min it aligns all objects to left-bottom corner

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then switch to Pivot / Active / Min to place Origin (Pivot point) also to left-bottom corner

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Or use any other option ... to move all object to a World Origin (X0/Y0/Z0) press Alt+G

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  • $\begingroup$ Thank you very much for your answer. It will help me to save time by avoiding some repetitive manipulations. $\endgroup$ May 17 at 13:06
  • $\begingroup$ You'r welcome :) Consider mark answer as accepted so others can see it as solved and system is not pocking it in repeatedly ... blender.stackexchange.com/tour ... You can change it anytime to another A, like if someone will extend or rewrite the addon for you. Thank you keep the site organised. $\endgroup$
    – vklidu
    May 17 at 16:18
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Another way ... also not automated, but quite efficient is
under Options of 3D view header to Affect only Origin.

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When enabled Snapping to Vertex

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And Alt+G to Clear Location that now moves all images to zero location by bottom edges of images.

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