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Change pivot or local origin of an object

How can I change the local origin of an object, without changing the object location in the world space. This is the object located at position (0,0,0) in the world space This is the same object ...
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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 ...
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How do I fix vertices scaling towards selector? [duplicate]

I've recently started using blender, and was working with it just fine, when I accidentally changed how the scaling and rotating works. Now when I try to scale something, it scales as if the selector ...
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Rotation issue. 2.83 [duplicate]

I used to be able to rotate upon the origin of any given item that I was working on, but now blender just wants to rotate around the cursor, which i usual have at the world origin. This is a little ...
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How to change the orientation to resize? [duplicate]

I don't know what I did, but now the resize follows the cursor, When I resize the object goes away. How can I change the orientation to the object again? Note: I hid the cursor because I think this ...
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How can I animate an edge loop?

I have a simple gauge that I want to animate to make the green part fill the gauge progressively. The whole gauge is also slowly rotating on its Y axis while this is happening. I tried looking ...
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Object Mating (Relative positioning)

Coming from a background in engineering, I have used software such as solidwords and Pro-E where you create each part and then combine them in assemblies with mates. Everything I have been able to ...
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How to scale a group of objects the right way?

I have made a car out of different objects and I want it to stay that way but when I scale the car this happens :( How to make the car bigger or smaller without combining all the objects into one ...
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Animate object on arc trajectory

How can I animate object rotating with center of rotation offsetted? I want to animate hammer making movements like someone is using it.
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How to set mesh center in Edit Mode?

I know how to set the center to the 3D Cursor in Object Mode with Ctrl+Shift+Alt+C, but when I go into Edit Mode and select all, the center is in a different place and therefore it rotates around the ...
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Proportionally scaling a mesh

I'm new to Blender, but I come from SketchUp. I would like to extend a stair a little bit to match other geometry, but I'm really struggling to get it done. The bottom of the stair is already fitted ...