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how to move the center point of an object

New Here ,
Jan 03, 2017 Jan 03, 2017

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Hi,

i have an offcenter design which i want to reflect on a specific location

how do i move the center point of the object without moving the entire object?

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Adobe Community Professional , Jan 03, 2017 Jan 03, 2017
Select the object with the Selection tool. Now select the Reflect tool, click once to establish the transformation point, then reflect the object based on that point. As was said previously, you can also option / alt + click to establish the point of transformation and then enter the reflect values.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Jan 03, 2017 Jan 03, 2017

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You can only do that for symbols.

But when using one of the transform tools you can set the centre of transform:

Please read the documentation How to scale, shear, and distort objects in Illustrator

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Jan 03, 2017 Jan 03, 2017

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Select the object, select the transform tool, press ALT and click on the point that you want as center of transformation

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Select the object with the Selection tool. Now select the Reflect tool, click once to establish the transformation point, then reflect the object based on that point. As was said previously, you can also option / alt + click to establish the point of transformation and then enter the reflect values.

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Jun 23, 2021 Jun 23, 2021

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doesn't work

 

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doesn't work

 


By @david50B9

 

Please show a screenshot and describe what you want to do, what you did step by step and then post exactly what doesn't work.

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