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paul
Object rotation point offset?
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on Aug 16, 2007 at 5:41:51 pm

I'm brand new to Pro Animator and am having a really tough time making the (workflow) switch from after effects.

Is there a way to offset the rotation point/axis for an object in PA? What was an easy adjustment of an anchor point in AE is escaping me in Pro Animator.

In my project, I have 4 objects and I'm trying to get 3 of them to rotate around a common x axis in 3D space. I can get them to rotate, although they rotate around the center point of the object (3 different axis) and I can't find a control to offset the object center point to the desired (common) axis.

I have a rough animatic I did in AE that I can share with anyone who wants to see. I don't see a way to attach a PDF (clip note) here, I guess I could email it?

Thanks for any insight, I like the product (a lot!), it's just that years of AE use have me in the keyframe/expression mindset and this pose workflow doesn't seem natural to me :)

Thanks!


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John Dickinson
Re: Object rotation point offset?
on Aug 16, 2007 at 8:20:25 pm

Hi Paul,
You can email me the project and I'll take a look;

john@motionworks.com.au

JD

John Dickinson
Motionworks
http://www.motionworks.com.au


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paul
Re: Object rotation point offset?
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on Aug 16, 2007 at 9:19:42 pm

Thanks John!

It's on it's way.

- Paul


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