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Surrealist.
02-27-2007, 06:59 PM
Just curious,

I was of the understanding that if you parent an item such as a camera to an object in a layer that has had its pivot changed from 0,0,0, (so that the item's center in Layout reflects is positon as a part of an object such as a wheel or arm of a robot) then the parented item would move - with parent in place off of course - to the center of the pivot for that object layer rather than XYZ space.

I understand that Layout does not update the pivot position and that is not an issue. I saved and then exported the object with the pivots in place and they show up correctly, but I am a little mystified as to why a parented item moves to 0,0,0, rather than the pivot potition. Is this a bug? Or have I just never noticed this?

Dodgy
02-28-2007, 02:46 AM
It will update the pivot from the modeler pivot if you select the object in layout, go to pivot move tool, and press reset :)

Surrealist.
02-28-2007, 09:16 AM
Cool. Thanks.

Still wondering about the parenting though.