Reposition the Move Tool

Reposition the Move tool along an axis, within a plane, or in 3D space to change the center of rotation.

  1. Select the Move tool, or press M or T.

  2. You can either:
    • Hold down Shift while dragging a graphic manipulator.
    • Or follow these steps:
      Step A Step B Step C
      Double-click one of the graphic manipulators to enter editing mode. The Move tool is displayed in orange. Choose from the following options: Right-click to exit editing mode. The Move tool is displayed in white.
      Reposition the tool along an axis:
      Drag the X, Y, or Z arrow.

      Reposition the tool within a plane:
      Drag the XY, XZ, or YZ plane.

      Reposition the tool about an axis:
      Drag a curved arrow.

      Reposition the tool in 3D space:
      Drag the origin.

  3. Right-click and mouse through the check mark to exit, or double-right-click.

Video: Repositioning the Move Tool

Reposition Along an Axis

Reposition In Plane

Reposition in 3D Space

Reposition Rotating About an Axis

Snap Tool to Point