On the apache tutorial, the vertices or edges get selected, and then he presses the V key and middle mouse key on where they should align.. only in Maya 6 this does not seem to work, does anybody know how i can align them in v6
It is v in 6.0. Holding doen v when a verticle is selected then moving it with the move tool will snap the vert to the position along any axis you wish to the same position as the vert which you move the arrows to.
If you want to snap a point TO another point, then you're not aligning it in the classic sense of the word, which is to snap a point to be IN LINE with another point.
If that's the case, don't select the axis as Vlad points out, as that's used for aligning points. Just select the point you want to move and middle click and drag on the point you want to snap to. Middle clicking without some sort of movement probably won't do anything. Drag the mouse slightly to tell the point to move there.
Assuming left and right are on the X (red handle) axis.
1) select the 2 points.
2) Make sure "Keep Spacing" is off and World is on in the Move Tool options.
3) Hold V key (make sure Caps is off).
4) Still holding V, left click on the red X axis handle of the move tool and drag the cursor to the top-most point that you want to align to.
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