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Blender 3D Basics Beginner's Guide Second Edition by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action – scaling and aligning the template

The next step is to make sure that the template is properly scaled to the Blender scene, so that the units marked on the template are equal to the number of units in the Blender scene.

To do this, you have to set the cube to the size of 6 Blender units. Next, you have to adjust the template to the dimension marks—the two lines above and below the number 6 on the side-view template—and align them with the top and bottom of the cube. The following steps will guide you through this process:

  1. In 3D View, select the cube. Scroll to the top of 3D View's Properties panel so you can see the Transform subpanel. Set the Dimensions: values as the following: X: to 6.00, Y: to 6.00, and Z: to 6.00, the same ...

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