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04-03-2014, 10:06 PM   #1
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Manipulator not align to grid

A quick question from a newbie into Maya.
When creating a simple cube 1x1x1 in the middle of the grid, the manipulator is not aligned to the grid. The cube itself is aligned to the grid allright.
I have been looking around in Maya but can't find anything on this.
The effect is, when moving an object along the x axis, y will increase/decrease depending on direction.
I would like y and z to be untouched when dragging the x-axis manipulator.
Yes, I can use the channel box and put in the translate digits for x - and it works, but manipulators should work as well :-)

Are there anyone who could point me in the right direction to fix this please ?
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05-03-2014, 12:11 AM   #2
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post a screenshot
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05-03-2014, 07:24 AM   #3
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As requested,

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05-03-2014, 12:50 PM   #4
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Open the move tool settings and set it back to world or object space.
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05-03-2014, 04:15 PM   #5
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If you want it to always be aligned to the grid, set it to world space.
Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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05-03-2014, 05:44 PM   #6
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Arrg.. yes,- of course. So simple and yet so hard to find.
Put the move-setting into "world" and everything works as expected.
I really need to work a lot more with this to be one with the interface :-)

Thanks for the hint.
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