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Old 01-02-2010, 12:30 AM   #1
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Hi, when ever I work on nurbs and wanted to zoom in closer, all suddenly the curves line began to move apart from the image plane. How do you lock the camera orientation, when ever I zoom closer and move y axis, I began to lose the perspective. Does anyone know how to lock to hold its place? I know theres a way to lock it but I couldnt remember. Thanks

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Old 01-02-2010, 06:35 AM   #2
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You can lock the camera by simply hilighting the camera's transform channels in the Channel Editor, right click and select "lock selected".
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Thanks for helping, I tried and it didnt help..Heres an example of what Im trying to say

this pic is when I dont zoom in so it shows my curve lines is in tact to the image plane.


http://s221.photobucket.com/albums/d...t=P1020502.jpg


On this one, when I try to zoom in all suddenly the curves line move away up y-axis from the image plane.

http://s221.photobucket.com/albums/d...t=P1020501.jpg

So what is the problem and how do I set this up?
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I'm having some trouble seeing whats what there. Instead of using a camera, you should take a screenshot by hitting the "print screen" key on the upper right of the keyboard (should be right above "insert" and "delete"), open a program like Paint or something, paste the image in and save it. Now on to the problem, I think there would be less guess work if you uploaded the scene file.
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My mistake. Anyway, heres the first pic where I dont zoom. You can see a green curve lines on image plane accurately.

http://s221.photobucket.com/albums/d...rrent=pic1.jpg

And heres where i zoom in, all a sudden the curve move away from image plane.

http://s221.photobucket.com/albums/d...rrent=pic2.jpg

so what us a problem here?

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Old 01-02-2010, 05:38 PM   #6
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Double check that you're in an orthographic view, not a perspective view with a side of the viewcube clicked. It looks like you're in the top orthographic view, but you might have just gone to the top view in perspective mode. Does that make sense?
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Im focusing on the top view, I check the orthograph is enable but it still have this problem whenever I want to zoom closer. It happen on all view(top, side, front, back)
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