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How can i make two objects move together? [duplicate]

how can i make 2 objects move together? i am creating a Minecraft animation, and need the sword to move with my hand. I have tried Ctrl+G, yet it still doesnt move together
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Assigning a parent to mesh causes mesh to change location [duplicate]

I have an Empty, not located at the origin. When I parent a mesh to the empty, the mesh changes location. I don't understand this functionality in Blender. Is there an option to prevent this from ...
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place and fix objects [duplicate]

How to place one object against another and fix them together, I would like to materialise 2 walls and place them one against the other and fix them. Thank you for your help
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Is it possible to group several objects and then manipulate them (scale, rotate, translate) as one?

I've never been quite able to figure out how groups work in Blender (at least not since 2.5/6x). Is it possible to group several objects and then manipulate them (scale, rotate, translate) as one?
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Is there a way to select the children of a parent object?

Say I have a set of objects parented to another object, for the sake of this example say they are parented to an empty. If I have the empty selected, is there a way of quickly selecting all the ...
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Which object should be selected when selected to active is check for texture baking?

Which object should be selected when selected to active is checked for baking, the one I'm baking to or from? I can never remember which one.
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Make Camera System Look at Empty

I have a camera System that is supposed to look at the empty in my scene. It should only move, not rotate. It should rotate in two parts. One, the actual sensor body...
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How do I make a weapon shoot at the center of the screen?

I've been researching this for weeks and only found bad results. I think its time for a good answer. I have a rocket launcher, so I can't "fake" the bullet. There is no way to fake a rocket. I need it ...
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How to remove a node from a frame?

Frames are great for making node trees more understandable. However one annoying feature about them is that they trap any nodes that get accidentally dropped over them. So how do I get a node out of a ...
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How do I rotate a group of objects?

I have a group of objects, 3 cylinders and 2 text objects. I am able to rotate a single cylinder by adding a rotation keyframe on scene 1 and setting the z rotation to 359 and adding a keyframe on the ...
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How would I attach text to a tracked point on video clip

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 and Blender 2.72b. I've got a video clip where I want to display some annotation-like text next to some potatoes on a white table. The potatoes move a little in the video so I ...
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How to move a complex object to the origin without destroying it?

I have a complex object far away from the origin of the scene itself. If I mark all parts and use the Geometry to Origin function, the complex object gets crumbled,...
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Lock part of an object so that it doesn't scale

I'm trying to draw an object that has a lot of tubes of different heights. Those tubes are all exactly the same, with a hole on one side at the bottom. The holes of all the tubes should be exactly ...
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Rotate whole animation by 90 degrees

I make my animation and now I realized that its pointed in wrong direction I used -y (native blender) as direction but I need to be pointed at x axis so what would be the easiest way to rotate whole ...
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“Parent to” - confusing and misleading

I've long thought that the expression "Parent to" is being used in an inverse manner. If I "Parent A to B" I make A the parent to B and B the child of A, but I often hear the expression being used to ...

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