This article provides details about the Set (local) Origin feature.

Description

Set a new local origin for a part.  The vertex selected will become the new local origin of the selected shape.  The transform and rotation controls for the selected shape will now be centered on the new origin.  

Availability

This tool is available under the following conditions:

  • Exactly 1 Shape is selected

And

  • Exactly 1 Vertex is selected

Parameters

This tool does not have any parameters.

Options

This tool does not have any options.

Controls

This tool does not have any controls.

Notes

Use this tool to changes

Demonstration

This box was created at the origin, then translated to (5, 5, 5).  Its local origin is located at the axis arrows.

We are going to set the new origin of the box at the selected point.

The box has not moved but its position is now (10, 5, 10).  And its local origin is now  at the middle corner. 

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