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jademcquade
10-17-2008, 02:04 PM
Hi guys.

I am trying to set the position and rotation of a Directional Light in my scene. Even though I have the light item selected and rotate tool activated, my model rotates around the light and the light stays in a fixed position. I want to rotate the light not my 3D model.

Does anyone else have this problem, it is very annoying and makes setting up renders quite difficult and time consuming for me.

I have included an image of my geometry rotating around the camera. Can anyone help?

brianod
10-18-2008, 01:35 AM
First off, be in perspective mode (camera mode).

Use your item menu and select the light (so it's highlighted). Make sure the yellow cross shows up next to your selected light in the menu mode.

Hit the Y key (for transform). A transform icon surrounds your light.

You should be able to rotate and move it any way you want.

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