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Set origin to 3d cursor without rotating it

The origin of this mesh is at the center. I'd like to move it to the top surface. First I move the 3D cursor there: Then I set origin to 3D cursor: The problem is, not only the location, but the ...
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3 Circles Around 3D Cursor/Origin Point

What are these three circles around my 3D cursor/point of origin, and how do I disable them? They are definitely linked to my model because when I select the model the circles glow orange, when I ...
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Can I reset the origins and parents of a object to normal X Y Z

Hello I'm new to blender and moving over from Maya. I have been trying to make a space ship in blender and been making some vents and panels for my space ship that I wanted to put on my ship. I used ...
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Extruding faces goes wrong when creating holes in a sphere

I want to draw a porous sphere following @Robin Betts' cool answer (Geodesic Domes); after succesfully doing the "inset faces" I want to extrude them all inside the sphere, so that I have ...
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Two origin points for simple deform

I want to bend a beam keeping the endpoints rooted on the x-axis but curving upward on z-axis. I tried to set two origin points on each end of the beam but was unsuccessful. Is there an alternative ...
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attaching a child object to a parent object “error:Select either 1 or 3 vertices”

I wanted to attach that red object to the lip of parent object. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGwyE1w8iZg&t=353s I have followed this tutorial Everything is good until 4:48 seconds, when he ...
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scattered origin after importing fbx from maya

Im using blender from 2 months. And I have one badly issue when I importing animation from maya to blender at fbx. The location of origin are on the different position than in maya, and whole object ...
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How do I move origin and apply transform?

Full disclosure, I am newb and dumb. So long story short, I got a model someone else made and chopped it up into multiple meshes for exporting to Unity and animation. When I got to Unity I found that ...
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Cannot Move Object, Can anyone tell what it is?

I'm pretty new to Blender, and was creating grass for landscape. I used the Particle Systems, and after using it, I'm having these coordinates(origin) come up. When I'm trying to move an object, only ...
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Set world origin to cursor - how to?

How can I set the world origin to the 3D cursor? I created a quite complex animation with many objects and somehow moved far off the world origin. Now I would like to have to whole animation centered ...
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Mesh error while creating grid from XYZ data points

I am creating an elevation map from 3D data for a birthday present. I changed the code from this post a bit to suit my datatype (df). In my script, I split up the data along the x axis to create it in ...
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Setting Origin without affecting location of linked duplicates

Presently working through a tutorial, and I have realized that I have inadvertently made a buttload of linked duplicates of a mesh object with an origin out in the middle of nowhere. The origin in ...
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Facing the issue of setting the origin

I hope, you all guys are having a good day. I am trying to make a rounded wall for well and to set its origin to the middle of the rounded wall. I have tried all the things from setting the origin to ...
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How to keep two object relative position and set one to origin

I'm writing Python code to intergrade the VIVE tracker to the Scenes, but OpenVR only provides absolute and separate positions. right now I'm successful to get two trackers position and rotation, one ...
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Objects origin is not moving in edit mode

I probably messed up some of the settings but I couldn't figure it out my selfe. The problem is, that when I move the wohle mesh in edit mode the objects origin isn't moving with the object, but the ...
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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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replace with instanced collections

Ok... I have an imported fb, lots of separate mesh, all needing to be separated (editmode/mouse over+L/P and repeat) a majority of the mesh items are the same. I would like to model a simpler ...
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Orientation in geometry node

I would like to orient all instances to follow the path of the main object. As you can see on my screenshot, first one is oriented as it should be...but after couple of curves, orientation messed up (...
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Set object origin and transform to face midpoint AND normal via Python

The answer to the above question seems to involve moving the scene cursor to the selected face, performing some matrix magic (math) and at one point using ...
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how to set the position of the camera with respect to an object of the scene? [duplicate]

I'm new with blender. I want to set cameras at different positions in the scene with respect to an origin point. I don't know how to do the steps I think I should follow: Set the origin at the point ...
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Blender bone origin gone wrong

How to set the bone origin of rotation from picture 1 to picture 2? The origin of bone is set to the Grid Axis' root, not the root of the bone itself
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Particles: Setting object's origin is not fixing it not passing through the middle of the surface

I'm trying to position the spheres in a way they are located above the surface (as if they were metal balls thrown on top of a table). I was attempting to do so through the use of particles, since it ...
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randomize falling pattern of an array

I'm having some issues with the simulated animation from learning blender. specifically my arrays of 30mm vulcan bullets, they all fall too uniformly perfect. The tips come off all at same time and ...
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Vertices of an object rotate on different axis

I recently downloaded a bitcoin model from cgtrader. The problem being that the vertices of this model seem to have several different origins, so if I rotate the object in edit mode, the object doesn'...
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Moving a vertex of a Bézier Curve moves the origin point of a mesh with array+curve modifier (why and how to stop)

(Original video: https://imgur.com/a/tHl2RQz) So, I set up a Bézier curve and made a rope mesh follow it with the curve and array modifiers. Then I hooked up each Vertex of the curve to an empty (Goal ...
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Using same mesh along multiple curves keeping correct orientation

I'm trying to replicate the stitching of a boot model, and I have achieved a piece of mesh to follow a curve. The thing is that this mesh needs modifiers applied (Array & Curve modifiers), and I ...
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Origin point moves every time I try to select an object [closed]

I must have messed up either the 3D cursor or the origin point, as every time I try to click and select, to move the object or rescale, the origin point moves along with my mouse wherever I click?
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Trouble aligning the object in render view

I was moving objects in Edit mode when I should have been moving them in object mode but now I cannot seem to correct the positions. I've tried setting the origin, but it hasn't worked for me. How ...
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How can you move the origin at the base of object? [duplicate]

How can you move the origin at the base of object and not set the origin to geometry ? (A follow-up question to this one: How can I place multiple objects on the mesh?)
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Individual origin VS Median point

I'm following this tutorial https://youtu.be/-0tMeMZpeXE?t=147. At 2.27 he extrudes those faces but with an unusual angle. He changes to "Individual origin" and it works fine. When I try it ...
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Origin set to geometry automatically after P separate

Any suggestions? Is it me that need it as a standard "feature". I laugh at me as expect logical or negative logical blender implementation but this is something between.
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How do I lengthen a cylinder that is tipped on it's axis?

I need to lengthen objects that are tipped on their axis. I have tried to use local transform orientation and it doesn't work.
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Align origin and axis to custom vertices

Let's say you have some vertices which are places randomly in space. You want the origins to be aligned based on these vertices. I struggled a lot with it previously so I want to share the easy method ...
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Pivot point won't move

I've done this before fine but I had scaling issues so I restarted my project. I created a bezier circle and moved the points around in edit mode to what I wanted. I set the 3D cursor to one of the ...
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How to copy objects and set their origins with Python console?

I am trying to copy Cube and set different random origins to the copies. I use the following code: ...
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How to set origin to selected vertex for 2D shapes (fast) ? (blender 2.8 +)

is there a way to set the origin to selected vertex faster? (for both shapes and objects) there are a lot of steps to do it right now and it's frustrating. I found a similar topic but it's old and not ...
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Object Grab Moves Origin Then Mesh

I duplicated an object and moved it aside but noticed that when I click on the object to move (pressing G) the origin moves but not the mesh. When I confirm the move by LMB , then the mesh moves to ...
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Why there's no tool to move origin point in edit mode?

Why there's no straight tool to move the origin in edit mode? The tool is only available in Object mode, like that handy ctrl+ . or cmd+. . I'm just curious , there must be some good reasons for this....
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Origin of individual faces don't show up

I have a cool model I'm making, but I want to move faces of my model outward along the normals of the faces, so I set the pivot point to individual origins and the transform orientation to normals, ...
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STL File Exporting with Incorrect Origin Point

I'm trying to set a new origin of rotation of a STL file using Blender. I've imported the STL file into Blender and changed the origin (using Origin to 3D Cursor), which allows me to rotate the object ...
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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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Can't Move Objects, Transforms Show Movement, Not Reacting To Physics

So I created this project earlier today, it was working fine. Went on to something else then came back to render and all my objects are stacked. The Loc/Rot/Scale is all reset visually but the values ...
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How to align origin's z axis to individual object's normals?

I have an ico sphere and I need this random transform for the individual faces. I may solve this by using particles (but don't now how either) anyway... when entering to edit mode and faces I have ...
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move 3dcursor to pivot point in edit mode

I created a sphere then move it to random 3d position, then go to edit mode, delete all the vertices. There's nothing left except a visible dot (pivot/origin point). Now inside the edit mode , this ...
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Alt-D copies with different Origins

I am using copies of an object using Alt-D, but I need them to have their own different origins each. When I try to change each object's origin, it changes the origin of all linked objects (which I ...
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Origin to 3D cursor not working for one mesh

Following the tutorial, at 16:55 I select the "frets" and I do "set origin to 3D cursor", but the origin stay in place and don't move. After a lot of search, I can't figure what is ...
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only object origin moves in object mode, can't move the mesh(origin already unticked )

This happens after opening any blend file .recently i've switched to ubuntu.when i tick origin the mesh moves but in the different direction-.-... https://streamable.com/nspzd8 I'm using blender 2.83....
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Vertex Parented empties become offset after Set Origin to 3D cursor?

As you can see on this gif, I have a mesh composed of a bunch of vertices (divided in ~15 parts). Each vertex as an empty parented to it. It's only when I finished the parenting part that I realised ...
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Joining objects glitch/bug/artifacts

I was modeling these flowers and I wanted to join the selected parts of each flower, so I can use them as a particle system. When I selected all parts and pressed Ctrl + j I get these strange ...
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Leafs in Modular tree are rotated wrong

I made tree with modular tree addon and leafs rotated. I tried to change origin of object and rotate object, but nothing helps. Leafs rotated in generator, they are default rotated like on the wind. I ...