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1. Re: Center point of a circle different than the center point of a polygon?
conroy Apr 5, 2013 12:15 PM (in response to mctenold)1 person found this helpfulThe centre of a shape in Illustrator and Photoshop is considered to be the centre of its bounding rectangle as shown below for your polygon.

2. Re: Center point of a circle different than the center point of a polygon?
mctenold Apr 5, 2013 12:18 PM (in response to conroy)Why is this method used, when the basic rule in math is different?
The center point of a polygon, in math, is defined as: "The point inside a regular polygon that is equidistant from each vertex."
Meaning it should be the same center point as the circle.

3. Re: Center point of a circle different than the center point of a polygon?
conroy Apr 5, 2013 12:59 PM (in response to mctenold)1 person found this helpfulPhotoshop considers a path to be an arbitrary path and has no concept of a path being a regular polygon.

4. Re: Center point of a circle different than the center point of a polygon?
mctenold Apr 5, 2013 1:02 PM (in response to conroy)Gotcha. This helps after a lot of hairpulling due to a wobbling wheel animation.
Thanks!