Change Pivot Point- Maya

Hello, I have a fairly simple question...

In maya, I've changed the pivot point of a plane to be on the edge instead of in the center. However, unity still seems to think that the pivot point is in the center. Anyone know how to finalize pivot point changes in maya so that they will import into unity?

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asked Nov 24 '12 at 07:13 AM

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That's more of a Maya question than a Unity question. I can't help you out with the Maya aspect of it, but in the meantime you can always use this script. Works wonders for me when importing assets I didn't make.

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answered Nov 24 '12 at 07:16 AM

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In my experience it seems that the Maya "pivot point" is either not exported properly by Maya or not imported properly by Unity if you use OBJ format. It uses the center of the Maya grid as the anchor point.

If you use .ma or .mb (maya ascii or maya binary) then it works as expected and the pivot point in Unity will be the same as in Maya.

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answered Oct 16 '13 at 10:32 PM

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