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Feedback I think "Create Empty Parent" should use the child's world position

Discussion in 'Editor & General Support' started by KingKRoecks, Mar 7, 2021.

  1. KingKRoecks

    KingKRoecks

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    Right now, I have an object at 0,0,0. If I click "Create Empty Parent", the object's local position and the new parent's world position are neither zero. This seems to be because it's creating the parent at the arbitrary scene position rather than taking the position of the child as a source.

    My workflow is usually to add the new parent object in the scene as a child of the would-be child to get the same position, detach, and then re-parent the old object to the new parent object I just created to keep the same working position.

    I believe that not sourcing the new position from the would-be-child's position makes the operation less intuitive. Hoping that can be changed in a future update :)

    Thanks!
     
  2. daxiongmao

    daxiongmao

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    This should really make it the center of the selected items.
     
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  3. Kevin-VFX

    Kevin-VFX

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    Setting it to world origin by default is generally the worst option outside of a prefab mode. o_O