[Bf-committers] Is this possible or: Only an idea...

K. Richard Rhodes krich at frontiernet.net
Tue Oct 12 08:39:17 CEST 2004

Meino Christian Cramer wrote:

> often I am rendering stills.
> The search for the perfect point in space to place the camera could
> be made a little easier, if this may be/is possible:
> Place a "marker" (either an extra function or an empty) in space,
> towards the camera will point to. 
> Then use the 3D view and the KEYPAD.keys to rotate/scale/move to the
> "perfect" point in space.
> Activate a certain menu entry or use a hotkey to just place a
> previously selected or -- if no camera is selected -- a new camera
> exactly that way, that the 3Dview currently shown is identical to
> what the camery is seeing.
> Only an idea...
> Keep hacking!
> Meino 
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add an empty
select camera
shift select the empty
old track
select camera
clear rotation

now the camera will point to wherever the empty is

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