Questions tagged [origin]

Use this tag for questions about the placement of the object origin, or about the origin in the various coordinate systems such as local and world.

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Create volume cube around object with equal padding from bounding box center?

I want to create a volume cube around an object with equal padding from the center of the bounding box of the object. Ideally, this would be a single value input (ie. "padding amount"). The ...
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How to quickly select object vertex and snap that object to another object vertex

When using AutoDesk Inventor, there is a option called "Grip Snap" where you select a point. Go to another object and select a point. You then move the original object to where you selected. ...
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How to unsnap/ detach the pivot point from the 3d cursor

I have tried to search up on this but none of the tutorial I find helps on my situation. The solution I have tried: options in the “Set origin” and options in the “Snap” in the object panel. Video ...
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How to align the center of object to the blender origin?

I know its a simple question, but I can't able to find out the answer anywhere. I got a .blend file from a customer and while checking it is not aligned with the origin. it has some offset. I need to ...
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Origin not visible in perspective projection

I am new to blender. I am running blender 3.4.1 (from Debian repos) on Debian 12. If I start from scratch (New File > General) I won't see the origin (orange dot) of the activated cube, although ...
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How can I export a .obj single object's vertices relative to Object origin instead of World Origin?

When I move the default cube -10m on the X-axis and export the object as .obj, I get values for the cube's mesh relative to the ...
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Save Origin Point in Blender

I have successfully set the pivot point to the 3D cursor. However, when I export the OBJ file and then re-import it, the pivot point is not stabilized. This also happens when I press Ctrl + A and ...
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Cannot reset the center of an object with "Origin to Geometry"

I would like to reset the center reference of the parent object model, but no matter what buttons I clicked, the location reference point is still not at the center. Can anyone please give me some ...
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Geometry nodes, match rotation/orientation to the edge

I made a GN that captures the dimension of an edge. I'd like to match the rotation of the TEXT(dimension) to the direction of the edge. also how to disable origin orientation. GN: Problem: Desired ...
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Geometry to world origin on load

I'm having a strange issue where my original project is ok, with all its objects in their correct places, with their origins set to the base of each of them, without parentings just collections and no ...
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Keep Operator alive while ending transform?

I'm trying to make a simple blender script that does the following in one click: enables 'use_transform_data_origin' enables 'bpy.ops.transform.translate'. When 'bpy.ops.transform.translate' exited, ...
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Naviswork FBX model is far away frome center

i am working on some AutoCad Naviswork models. These models were exported as FBX, as soon as I import them in blender i think they keep the original location of Naviswork so they are really far away ...
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Picks Origin Cant Move Cube

Absolute newbie here. Blender 3.6 To be used for 3d printing purposes. I installed blender and watched a few videos. When I try to move the cube , it picks the origin instead. I have tried the drop ...
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How to loop duplicate one object on top of all selected objects?

How to loop duplicate one object and translate the copy origin on top of the origin of all selected objects (origin position in the belonging objects unchanged) one by one with a python script? Edit ...
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Updating an object's location via the python API (3.1+)

I have been playing around with Blender's python API, this is a function I wrote to update an object's location: ...
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Why does origin point does not follow the armature and the object?

i have a problem when combining my animation with some geometry node that require the origin point as the reference. heres the photo of my origin point getting left behind meanwhile the animation is ...
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Imported obj distort when selection to cursor

I am currently working on terrain modeling, and i am importing a rhino file as obj to blender. I do the importing, set origin to geometry and then when trying to selection to cursor, the contour lines ...
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Why does the origin disappear in Shading tab?

I have notice that the little dot origin point is not visible in the shading tab editor, why does it disappear? When I go back to modelling or editing it reappears.
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Origin not following its own mesh

I modeled and rigged a body which has a wire wrapped around the leg , a part of the wire is hanging. The top hook has no issue with its origin or empty but the bottom hook does. I hooked each ends of ...
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How to Set the Origin to geometry following a curve

Plane is placed at Point A Curve is placed at Point B Using the Curve modifier, Plane follows the Curve path at Point B, but leaves behind its origin at Point A meaning the only thing at Point A is ...
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How can I reset an objects position, for real this time

I have a recurring problem whenever i try to to something advanced in blender. Whenever i am trying to rotate array around an empty or setup particle systems i will allways get an offset unless i am ...
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Orthographic View Alignment on the Y-Axis

If I create a cube, move it away in the x direction, and zoom all the way in toward it (i.e. from either left or right), its center is still aligned with the origin: Same with the z direction. But if ...
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In Blender 3.3.0 the origin of the object moves outside the object when I have the cloth modifier on, I can't move, how do I fix it?

Cushion deflated cushion when I try to move it with G for Grab
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How to Align the Origin tracking marker to the World Origin as well as XY axes?

I have a video of my monitor with Blender open and I'm tracking the points in the Blender application running inside the monitor I have recorded. I'm planning to have an object animated inside the ...
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How to move the Marker's center origin point in Movie Clip Editor?

I have a video with blurry lines in them, so I had to manually fine-adjust a lot of the markers per frame. I've already positioned the corners of a set of markers that use the Affine Motion Model and ...
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Problems with vertices in blender

I'm new to the world of Blender and I recently added the Extra Object addon which allows me to add Single Vertices quickly. I was creating a handle starting from the single vertex with the mirror ...
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My object doesn't curve inwards along the path

I am trying to follow 'Polygon Runways' Factory Animation Tutorial, but I am stuck at 03:24, notice how the plane curves along the path, when I do it, this is how it behaves, in the tutorial video, it ...
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How to set the origin of the object to the center of the face of the bounding box of that object using python API?

I want to know how to set the objects origin such that it is in the middle of on of the faces of the bounding box. The input for which face to use will be taken by the user in the form of +X,+Y,-X,-Z, ...
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Geometry nodes instance on points: objects populate OFF my object [closed]

Scene has 2 meshes: a plane and a cylinder. I have modified the plane to look like a simple terrain, so it has some surface variation. The cylinder was translated from the origin and scaled, then I ...
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How to change the origin of .glp objects?

I'm having a problem with the origin of .glb models. The origin as it is clear in the picture is far from the geometry which makes it difficult to scale andtransform the object. Will appreciate any ...
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Origin on asset in asset library is diffrent from the original

I'm using the asset library browser for the first time, and I bought a people collection for it. I'm trying to add a group of people to the library so I can easily drag it into a scene. Here's the ...
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How to get a coordinate of a pivot point of an object with bpy?

How to get a coodinate of an object's pivot point with bpy? (python)
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How To Export Tools With Multiple Parts To Unity?

To start out I want to preface that I already know how to export FBX files from Blender to Unity. I know that you need to apply all transformation data before you export. I know that the object needs ...
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How do the "Collection/Object Info" node options affect its output?

So a few simple questions around an area that keeps tripping me up in two areas that are related. I guess I need a good tutorial on these very specific areas...The bottom line is that if I can ...
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Script: set origin to selected vertex

I'm trying to write a quick script that will work on all selected objects: Start in object mode Go into edit mode Set the 3d cursor location to the selected vertices Go back to object mode Set the ...
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Why does the object spin around a random dot, instead of its own axis?

My donut just started moving based on this dot and I have no idea how to fix it. How can fix this so the donut isn't moving around the dot?
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Default Pivot Point

Is there a way to change the where the default pivot point for an added object is at? For example, can it be set so that when adding a cube the pivot point is at one of the bottom vertices, from the ...
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Object -> Set origin operators

Why are operators Object -> Set Origin -> "Origin to Geometry" and ...
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Curve Deform Modifier Behaving Strangely

Blender wizards, I've developed a curve, using a spiral, to use as the object of a deform modifier for a circle. The purpose of this is to "apply" a "sticker" to the path of this ...
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Applying all transformations not working even after saving

I am still new to blender. I am following a tutorial to build a scene and every time I open the file the objects keep moving to another location. I fix the objects and put them all into place then ...
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How to export model with pivot in the center?

I'm trying to export a model as an .obj file from Blender and import it into Unity. In Blender the object has the pivot right in the center of the model, but when I put it into Unity the pivot appears ...
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How to precisely move origin without having a solid point to snap

I have this object: and I want to place its origin centered in XY and to the lower position in Z. Using the predefined positions (i.e. center mass/volume) does not work for obvious reasons). I'm able ...
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Add new mesh issue 3.4 [duplicate]

Has never happened before and prob easy solution, but when I add any new mesh, it is facing the camera, not xyz orientation, have been searching web for 3 hours, but nothing of relevance.
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Is it possible to chang geonodes Extrude Mesh for a face "Origin" to other position?

I'm using Blender 3.4.1. I'm learning geonodes. I wanted to use Geo Proximity to control Extrude Mesh on different faces. But I find that some face like "L shape" has the origin point in the ...
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Problem with symmetry in sculpting mode

After I used the boolean modifier, and the multiresolution and the remesh to soften the object, I went back to the sculpting mode and my symmetry was a little bit off. I already tried with the ctrl+a ...
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Align Cursor/Origins to a smooth corner

So anyone know how I can align the origin/Curso so that it hist the point this two vert meet?
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Moving origin changes origin and position of other objects too [duplicate]

I have a premade car model with separate wheels. For game purposes I need to move wheel origin. For some reason when ever I move one wheel origin others get their origin and position changed too. I ...
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Origin returns to the standard position without saving the changes

By moving the origin in the mesh to the center of the model, it draws a dotted line and the setting is not applied. Can you find out why it is so ? Everything has always been OK, but now I'm faced ...
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how to origin to geometry in one axis?

I have many objects with misaligned origin and different Z scale. My origin of each object is located on Z = 0m coordinate. Is there way how to move origin to the center of the object while keeping Z ...
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Object Origin needs reset for animation

I forgot to set an object's origin to 'center of mass' before adding animation to the scene and object. I now need to rotate the object around its center, but due to the incorrect origin, the rotation ...
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