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Old 06-13-2012, 04:02 PM   #1
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Why did my Cinema4D object resizing/moving/rotating get all crazy?

I was working around in Cinema4D R13 yesterday. I must have hit a key, or toggled something somewhere, but no idea what. Suddenly, all of the controls are now acting insanely weird. I'll describe.

Let's say I make a simple cube on the screen, and turn it into an editable object.
  • Resizing a polygonal cube. When the X/Y/Z axis controls appear on the cube, there's no longer a little box handle in the center of the cube. Two things are now happening. I can't do uniform resizing anymore, period. It will only resize along one axis. And even worse, when I click anywhere on the cube to begin resizing it, the cube RAPIDLY explodes in size, by like 400%. In fact, as I move my mouse, the cube's size only scales up in HUGE increments. It's utterly impossible to resize it lightly a few pixels now. I'm literally resorted to going to the number input fields and tweaking it by hand, every single time. WTF.
  • Moving the cube around. Let's say I try and drag the object along the X axis. Well, usually you just click on the X arrow and start dragging. Well, now I click on the X arrow, and as soon as I mousedown, the cube JUMPS like 30 feet away from where it was sitting, before I even start moving the mouse!. So every single time I ever click on an object now to move it, it immediately jumps to somewhere else on the screen, then I have to wrestle it back to the general area it used to sit in.

Any idea WTF has happened and what I can do?
 
Old 06-13-2012, 04:04 PM   #2
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ALSO, I've tried every combination of the X/Y/Z lock buttons at the top of Cinema4D. I've turned them all on, all off, etc. Nothing works and it doesn't address this problem at all.
 
Old 06-13-2012, 04:20 PM   #3
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did you activate the tablet input? Inside the preferences there is a checkbox for that. If this is active and you work wih the mouse, then all transformations happen in an extreme scale.
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Old 06-13-2012, 04:27 PM   #4
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I'd check the tablet thingie from the preferences. If/when than fails to do any good to, I'd simply restart the whole lot. If C4D is still in loco modo, delete the whole prefs folder and then restart C4D.
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:20 PM   #5
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did you activate the tablet input? Inside the preferences there is a checkbox for that. If this is active and you work wih the mouse, then all transformations happen in an extreme scale.


You saved me, thanks
 
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