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    wrap/unwrap a label on a cylinder/can

    So I'm trying to figure out how to fly a basic rectangle label in from say the left hand side of the screen and perfectly wrap it around a cylinder/can. I have tried the bend deformer but I can only get it to curl from one end to the other. Is there some sort of deformer that would make this work? I assume it's something fairly simple but I don't animate my stuff that much so any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks.

    Wayne

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    Could you show us a screen shot of how you're creating this label? If you wish to wrap a flat group of polygons around that cylinder you can use Heat Shrink. It's under Modify > Transform >Heat Shrink.
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    Quote Originally Posted by erikals View Post

     

    That's perfect! Thanks!

    Wayne

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