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Old 12-12-2003, 05:25 AM   #1
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Default Boolean/Placement Problems

In Maya 4, i used a boolean extract on a cylinder to creat a hollow one for my Mecha WIP. However in doing so the object(highlighted in green) is created, and its how i want it, however the controls for the selected object are at the origin, and so it its local center. If i try and scale it its centered at the origin and not in the center of the object. Resulting in weird effects i would not expect and would not normally occur.

I was wondering if you could see i did something wrong to warrant the misplacement of its center, and how can i relocate it back to the center of the object?
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Old 12-12-2003, 05:30 AM   #2
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*idiot*

okay.. i think i figured it out. i just saved, and randomly went though every menu untill i came to one that seemed to work.
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Old 12-12-2003, 05:39 AM   #3
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nvm.. still having the problem...
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select your object then Modify->Center Pivot
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Thanks. I cant belive it was somethign so simple. But sometimes the most complicated problems can be solved with a simple solution.
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Old 12-12-2003, 10:16 AM   #6
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you can manually move a pivot by hitting the insert key and then translating it around and then push insert again to fix it's pos.

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