Align Mesh Items

Overview

Move an entire mesh or model until a selected vertex rests in a specified position or at the world origin.

This tool is especially useful for fine tuning the alignment of polyline plans or anytime when you need a specific point of a mesh to be at a given location.

How to use...

  1. Click on “Align Mesh Item” to open the tool's UI
  2. Select one mesh item
  3. Select a single vertex
  4. Click “Move to Origin” or “Move to Stored Position”

User Interface

align-mesh-items-modo-UI

Options

Move to Origin
Move the mesh so that the selected vertex is located at the world origin.
Store Vertex Position
Stores the position of a selected vertex. This position can subsequently be used when “Move to Stored Position” is selected, see below.
Switch-on Move Tool
After a mesh is moved to a new position using “Move to Stored Position”, modo's move tool will be activated with its centre located at the selected vertex, to allow for further adjustment to be made.
Move to Stored Position
Move the mesh so that the selected vertex is located at the previously stored position, see “Store Vertex Position”