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Set Center of Rotation

Rotate an object around any point!You can rotate any object (or group of objects) around any point in Shade, by setting an arbitrary point of rotation as follows-

1. Select the item(s) you wish to rotate, and choose Move>Rotate from the Tool palette (or the Tool menu.)

2. Move the mouse pointer to the new point of rotation- note the handle that gets dragged out from the center of the item.

3. Hold down the X key (on Windows) or the Command key (on Mac), and click and release on the point you wish to use for the center of rotation. Drag out a new control handle as shown below.

4. Click and drag to rotate the object around its new center of rotation.