Aligning Objects

Aligning Objects

Maya 8.0 Tutorial

 

How to Align Objects in Maya

 

 

It is handy to be able to align multiple objects in the scene. By selecting multiple objects and using the Align Objects menu item the process is quite simple.

 

Step One

Add three polygon spheres with different diameters to the workspace (Create > Polygon Primitives > Sphere). Move the objects to random, non aligned locations.

Step Two

Select all three spheres by shift or marquee selecting.

Step Three

Choose Modify > Snap Align Objects > Align Objects and include the options.

Step Four

Click the Min, Mid or Max icon and choose one or multiple axes to perform the operation.

Step Five

Click the Align or Apply button to accept the settings.

Align Tool Option

You can also align objects using the menu command Modify > Align Tool.