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  01 January 2013
Normal and pivot not aligned

I'm having a hard time trying to figure out this.

As you can see, the pivot point (edit poly modifier, local coord.) and normal (blue line) are not aligned. This way, if I make a normal align the objects won't be aligned. Shouldn't they both be orthogonal to the face by default?

My questions:

1) Why is the pivot point or the normal not orthogonal to the face?

2) How do I find out which one is orthogonal?

3) How to align them (make them parallel)?

Thanks whoever might help.
  01 January 2013
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