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How to change rotation point???
show user profile  Halilkan
I have weird problem. Whenever I click on "Auto Key" to make animation, I lose the option to change the rotation point. How could I fix that???

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6/1/2011 8:28:12 PM (last edit: 6/1/2011 8:28:12 PM)
show user profile  Dave
When you're animating it will rotate about an objects pivot. So, selecting 306 objects and rotating them while in auto key will just (as I'm sure you're aware), rotate each object independently.

What you should probably do, is create a dummy object (in the helpers tab), and link (with "Select and Link" tool) your objects to that dummy. Now... all of those objects will rotate about the dummy's pivot point. This will also allow you to still rotate the wheels independently.

"I flew over Egypt once"

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6/1/2011 9:15:34 PM (last edit: 6/1/2011 9:15:34 PM)
show user profile  Mr_Stabby
you can group them and move the pivot of that

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6/1/2011 10:46:11 PM (last edit: 6/1/2011 10:46:11 PM)
show user profile  Dub.

Groups + animation are the devils work.

Dave has the right idea. Create a dummy (or even better a point) , link the objects to that and animate that instead.

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6/1/2011 11:00:19 PM (last edit: 6/1/2011 11:00:19 PM)
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