View Full Version : little problem - cluster position

03 March 2006, 05:51 PM
As always its the little crappy problems that get me asking questions on this site but here goes.

What I would like to know is how can I position clusters slightly away from the parts thay are controlling, Maya always places the clusters directly onto the parts (like you would do) But I wish to move them further away so that they are easily selectable.

I'm suer its really simple but its just not happening for me.


03 March 2006, 10:26 PM
I don't really know how to move/place them farther away, but when I am having trouble selecting certain objects I give them selection handles, which is easily done by selecting the object and going to display>component display>selection handle. It creates a little black cross and makes that item easier to access in the viewport.

03 March 2006, 12:22 AM
Is there any way of increasing the size of those selection handles?

03 March 2006, 06:15 AM
This command will do the job! Here is an example:

Make a locator where you want the pivot to be... call it "loc"
Lets pretend the model or points you want to cluster are called "model".
Run this command

cluster -bs 1 -wn loc loc model;

This will do it!

Your loc will now be your cluster handle!

03 March 2006, 12:39 PM
thanks for the advise guys

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