Grouping objects and operating on the group as a whole
|Create group object|
|Create transform object|
|Create 4-by-4 transform matrix|
|Group Properties||Group object appearance and behavior|
|Transform Properties||Transform object appearance and behavior|
- Object Groups
Group objects are invisible containers for graphics objects. Use group objects to form a collection of objects that can behave as one object in certain respects.
- Transforms Supported by hgtransform
The transform object's
Matrixproperty applies a transform to all the object’s children in unison.
- Create Object Groups
Create an object group by parenting objects to a group or transform object.
- Rotate About an Arbitrary Axis
This example shows how to rotate an object about an arbitrary axis.
- Nest Transforms for Complex Movements
This example creates a nested hierarchy of transform objects, which are then transformed in sequence to create a cube from six squares.