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scaling shortcut key?

Nov 30 2009 | 5:59 pm

is there a keyboard shortcut to scale objects?

Dec 01 2009 | 9:13 am

uhm what do you mean?
a shortcut to create a scale object? i dont think so…
keep obecjts in scale while changing size? hold ctrl.. while changing…

Dec 01 2009 | 1:59 pm

i mean "scale" as in when you highlight an object and then go to the edit menu in max 5, you can make something very tiny and hide it next to another object….

Dec 01 2009 | 4:44 pm

You can scale by holding down the command key (mac) or control key (win) while you select one or more objects.


Dec 02 2009 | 12:21 am

actually if you hold down shift you can scale objects. thanks!

Dec 04 2009 | 8:55 pm

Just to clarify the information on this thread if you hold down shift while sizing an object it will constrain the sizing in such a way that it preserves the original aspect ratio. This only really applies to objects that are independently width and height sizable.

Holding down cmd (on mac) or ctrl (on win) while selecting one ore more objects is a shortcut for selecting the object(s) and then choosing the "Scale…" command from the edit menu.

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