Rotate Object...?

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  1. wmfear

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    Yes, you'll need to rotate on the Z axis and you can do that with a rotate node, what's the issue you're facing?
     
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    This may happen if the object is a child of another object which has been rotated; then the rotation you apply to the child object becomes relative to the one applied on the parent object.

    Consider for example the following setup where the inner torus is a child of the outer torus.
    The inner torus has a rotate node set to rotate it quickly on the Z axis (yellow line).
    The outer torus has a rotate node set to rotate it slowly on the Y axis.
    [​IMG]

    Now see what happens in this clip:



    As you can see when the outer ring rotates then the inner ring rotates with it because it is a child object, as a result the inner ring rotates on both the Y and the Z axis.
    If this is the problem the solution to it depends on your current setup.
     
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    Thanks for that explanation, I think I can figure it out now :)
     
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