Easy pivot

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Description

“Easy pivot” allows you to set new position of pivot point with just one click .

How it works

If you selected one object. Run script. Choose one of 27 possible new pivot places.

If you selected several objects. Run script. At first pick main object. Then choose one of 27 possible new pivot places.

If you selected a group.  Run script. Choose one of 27 possible new pivot places for group bounding box. After placing pivot group opens automatically and group bounding box is selected.

Setup

1. Download and unzip “easy_pivot_setup_archive.zip”.

2. For right installation in Windows 7 you need admin rights to change the “Scripts”  folder , which is located in the root folder of 3ds Max.

To get these rights do this: right-click on the folder “Scripts”, select “Properties”, then in the “security” set full access to the current user.

3. After receiving administrator rights on “Scripts”  folder  changing, just drag and drop “easy_pivot_setup.mzp” in the 3ds Max window.

In the case of a successful installation, this screen appears:

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This means that the script was successfully installed.  Now you can run it via “Scripts collect” tool or go to: Customize > Customize User Interface… > Toolbars > Category: “Tools”, find the list “easy_pivot” and drag you to a convenient toolbar.

 

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