Linked Questions

2
votes
2answers
359 views

How to make the 3d manipulator act parallel to a plane [duplicate]

How would i be able to set my 3d manipulator so that one of the axis is parallel to the face of what im moving, i want to move it parallel to the face of the plane.
1
vote
0answers
170 views

How do you define a custom axis from an edge? [duplicate]

You can define a custom axis from a face with ctrl+alt+space, but sometimes even that's not good enough because some edges are sheared which offsets the x and y directions. What would be helpful is ...
6
votes
2answers
7k views

How can I rotate an object's coordinate system without rotating the object?

I have the following situation with a chimney on a roof: I'd like to slide the chimney around on the plane parallel to the roof. One way I could accomplish this would be if I could somehow rotate the ...
11
votes
3answers
3k views

Extrude edge along roof angle

I'm trying to extend an edge from the existing roof face axis. How can I do this? I want it to go all the way down to the lower part of the building. It must connect there (I want a edge there too so ...
17
votes
3answers
17k views

Is there a way to rotate the axes themselves?

Is there a way to rotate the axes themselves? I want to rotate the global coordinate system, basically redefining the x and y axes 45 degrees from their original position.
1
vote
1answer
252 views

Change the angle pivot of my object

This is my first question! :D I'm ultra noob! but I'm getting better and better. So: I want to change the angle of the pivot of this object. Is like this now. But when I want make a scale in X axis,...
0
votes
2answers
122 views

Can I relocate the manipulator in Blender 2.79?

I would like to be able to move the 3d Manipulator, in edit mode, so I can manipulate a vertex/vertices, edge or face about another location. In the gif I select a vertex, I then move/relocate the 3D ...
2
votes
1answer
93 views

Arrows show wrong axes [duplicate]

Arrows show wrong axes. Something went wrong with the axes and they began to show absolutely wrong directions. Maybe someone know how to fix this?
1
vote
0answers
143 views

How can I make it so the move tool is on the object? [duplicate]

When I import a model from ROBLOX, it offsets the model from the tool if the model was not built in the center in ROBLOX. It is very frustrating to work with parts when the move/rotate tool is ...
0
votes
2answers
48 views

Realigning the Axis to Geometry

Okay so like many other people I have asked this question into google and gotten back some VERY complicated answers on how to do this. All I want to do is have the XYZ axis move itself into position ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

How do I line up views and transformations for objects that are a little off kilter?

I'd like to be able to have the global directions, ((views (top, right, left) as well as transformations (location, scale)), match the orientation of a selected object or face. As a simple example: ...