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autoPlace is undoable, NOT queryable, and NOT editable.This command takes a point in the centre of the current modeling pane and projects it onto the live surface. This produces a point in 3 space which is returned. If the um/useMouse flag is set the current mouse position is used rather than the centre of the modeling pane.
|Long name (short name)||Argument types||Properties|
|Flag can appear in Create mode of command||Flag can appear in Edit mode of command|
|Flag can appear in Query mode of command||Flag can have multiple arguments, passed either as a tuple or a list.|
import maya.cmds as cmds # Move the scene around a bit so the grid is no longer # centered in the view. # cmds.track( right=10 ) cmds.track( down=10 ) # Create a sphere. # sphere = cmds.sphere() # Reposition the sphere so that it is in the center of the # view. # position = cmds.autoPlace() cmds.move( position, position, position, sphere, relative=True )