View Full Version : Rotate Around Mesh Centers

08-27-2010, 06:05 AM
Hello, forum. Is there a way to rotate around multiple mesh centers in a single layer in Modeler? I can't find anything. Seems like a problem the LScript geniuses would have solved. Attached is a hopefully clear visual explanation. Again, the meshes are in a single layer. Any help is appreciated.

08-27-2010, 08:14 AM
You could ask Mentalfish if the polygon islands would do what you needed. Not sure if it works on individual parts?


Essentially you need to rotate using local coordinates.

08-27-2010, 10:26 AM
You can do it with LWCad's Jitter Tool.

A while back I tried to do something similar with Polygon Island 2. It didn't work.

08-27-2010, 10:48 AM
Yes, those selections dont have a "base" that Polygon Island 2.0 can create an average normal from, so it will not work. I have an old version of Polygon Island that does work with this, as it is using Y as the rotation axis.

08-27-2010, 11:30 AM
Wow-wee! Thank you all! Thank you JeffrySG and digefxgrp for your guidance.

Thank you MentalFish for the PlugIn! It's perfect! You just saved me HOURS of tedious work.

ALSO: Examining Polygon Island 2, I Kick myself for not buying before.

Thank you, thank you, thank you...what a great forum.