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X doesn't work, and cursor is totally gone.
show user profile  HANZZ
Okay. Something happened to my max 2008 at work. The cursor doesn't show at all. Nothing. No skinny axis icon, no yellow with colored tips. X is useless. I've checked all I know to check in my preferences. Any resolutions or suggestions for this would be great.

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4/3/2008 2:01:20 PM (last edit: 4/3/2008 2:03:58 PM)
show user profile  K'tonne
checked you ini file for weirdness yet?
it looks daunting at first but it all actually is logically self-explanitory

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4/3/2008 3:43:31 PM (last edit: 4/3/2008 3:44:08 PM)
show user profile  3Ddeath
In the top tool bar go to view/show transform gizmos, have you tried that? its not the same as the X button.


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4/3/2008 4:28:29 PM (last edit: 4/3/2008 4:28:29 PM)
show user profile  HANZZ
Yeah, 3Ddeath, I found it a few minutes after I originally posted. Thanks for the assist anyway!

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4/3/2008 10:17:36 PM (last edit: 4/3/2008 10:17:36 PM)
show user profile  ogmo11
I wonder why autodesk put that there, couse like, you always need it right? And if you dont need it, then just deselect everything...
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4/3/2008 10:52:59 PM (last edit: 4/3/2008 10:52:59 PM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
"...you always need it right? ..."

Not always no,

Sometimes when working in a particularly vertex-dense mesh, and you only want to use the Z axis (for example) the gizmo can annoyingly hide the vert you want behind one of the other axis handles and clicking the vert will obviously change the active axis from Z to X or whatever. Therefore quickly hitting X will deactivate the gizmo and allow you to get to that vert behind it whilst keeping the last used axis constraint.

There are other ways around this, like rotating the view or using the - key reduce the gizmo size but this way is by far quicker and completely non-destructive




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4/4/2008 3:40:11 AM (last edit: 4/4/2008 3:40:11 AM)
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