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Author Topic: Operations on Z axis not working  (Read 4121 times)

Paul T.

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Operations on Z axis not working
« on: April 23, 2013, 10:46:23 pm »

I am unable to move objects,points or edges along the Z axis while in Object mode. eg. In Top view with the object is selected (blue) and the X & Z axis enabled using the Move tool I can move the object left and right but NOT towards the bottom of the viewing window in the direction of the blue arrow. Also in Scene Mode, I am attempting to animate the object moving it along a path. Using the Key Point Editor I can move the object in an x and y direction the by entering values in the appropriate field but values entered in the z field have no effect.
Viewing the animation in Font view or any. A get-around of moving the object forward in side view did not work.
Its like the Z axis is locked off. Please help.
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Raxx

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Re: Operations on Z axis not working
« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2013, 10:59:24 pm »

[edit] Let me correct myself...X, Y, and Z toggles behave in different ways depending on if you're in screen coordinate space or object/world coordinate space. Generally, the Y axis only toggled in the object/world coordinate space will move it along the Z axis (for some reason).

Otherwise, if you're in screen-coordinate mode, having Z only toggled and right-click dragging will move the object towards/away from you.
« Last Edit: April 24, 2013, 12:31:03 am by Raxx »
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johnar

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Re: Operations on Z axis not working
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2013, 09:03:49 am »

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unable to move objects,points or edges along the Z axis while in Object mode. eg. In Top view with the object is selected (blue) and the X & Z axis enabled using the Move tool I can move the object left and right but NOT towards the bottom of the viewing window in the direction of the blue arrow

 Are you using the 'right' mouse button. ?   ;) :D
 I just tried what you said, it works for me if you use the 'right' mouse button.
 ?? (is that help?)
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