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First Light Kit | User Guide

Stick-E Locator

Use for

  • Positioning a light’s 'target' locator.
  • Set the 3D position of a locator by clicking on a polygon.

Overview

A handy tool for interactively moving a selected locator across one or more polygon surfaces.

Workflow

To use this command,

  1. Select
    • a single locator; or
    • a single locator and the mesh items that you wish to use as the target surfaces.
  2. Left-click the 'Stick-E Locator' button in the Arch-E UI.
  3. Left-click in the 3D view. Click in an empty space if you do not want to immediately move the locator.
    • Left-click any point on a surface to move the locator to the hit position.
    • Left-click-drag to move the locator interactively across the polygon surfaces.

User Interface (UI)

Stick-E Locator UI

This tool does not have any parameters.

Limitations

Does not support items with (non-identity) scale transforms applied; Translation and rotation transforms are supported.