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Rotation of an object between 3 axes [duplicate]

I've been trying to get a propeller on an aircraft to rotate but the problem is that it's angled slightly upwards and is inbetween the x and y-axis. I have tried to use local tranform orientations, ...
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Struggling to rotate in the correct axis It seems simple but gets strange when I keyframe [duplicate]

I bought a model and I have separated the blade and now I wish to animate it! Problem is when I set it to median point it's sky high. I played around with a few different settings and eventually ...
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Rotating around an unusual axis

I am trying to make a simple animation. these rings will simply rotate around the diamond. for each ring, I want it to rotate on a different axis. however (excluding the vertical axis), I can't seem ...
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How to animate a propeller on the axis of rotation?

I want to animate this propeller spinning in Blender 2.8. I have oriented the local axis of rotation as described here. Here are the reference images at a larger size It appears to rotate correctly ...
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Rotate an object on itself

I need the cylinder to rotate on itself, as in the first image, but as soon as I change its position, the rotation goes strange, see the second picture, so I guess I am doing something wrong. I tried ...
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How to change the transform orientation to a specific angle/edge?

Alright, so, I've modeled a wing-like object, and I want it to rotate at the angle of the selected edge: I tried snapping the cursor to the selected and then moving its origin to the cursor. However, ...
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How to Rotate Object around a Tilted Axis

fairly new to blender! im trying to animate an atom for my friend and I have it modeled, but am trying to animate the rotations of the electrons. the problem is they dont follow a set axis, and are on ...
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Change object orientation so that the Z-axis is inclined

i would like to move the pointers on the measuring device so that they go back and forth. Due to the inclination of the main object, however, I cannot simply change the rotation of the Z-axis, because ...
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Objects not rotating with each other (Rubik's cube)

I am animating a Rubik's cube, and as soon as I get to the second rotation the blocks that have previously been rotated start tripping out even though it should have been reset. I tried making the ...
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How do i "save" a rotation?

I do realize that the title is ambiguous as I'm not too sure how to summarize the issue I'm facing. What I would like to do now is to set the mechanical movements so that I can freely adjust them ...
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Rotation from center of object

I'm creating a headphones animation and trying to animate rotate this dial but its not rotating properly. I adjusted the 3d cursor to rotate center of the object but it's not rotating in the angle I ...
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Animating rotation along edge

I'm animating a product and I want to rotate an object along an edge which is not aligned to any global axis. I found out that rotation is possible in Edit mode, set Pivot Point as Active Element and ...
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Accretion disk can't be rotated

I just started with blender and after the almighty donut I crossed alaskanFX with his black hole tutorial. To do that I want to rotate the accretion disk. I got now that it is somehow locked to be ...
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Rubik's cube rotation issues

blend file: As you can see in the video, the cube doesn't just rotate on the one axis. It's rotating on all 3 and doing all kinds of other things I didn't want. Someone pls explain this. Please check ...
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How to control rotation explicitly such that it only rotates parallel to a plane

So i have a problem as shown: I want the arrow to rotate about the origin, but still remain parallel to the cylinder. However, the interpolation messes up and the arrow clips into the cylinder ...
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