All Files Repositioning the Selection Pivot You can temporarily reposition the selection's pivot position to rotate, scale, or skew from a different point. How to temporarily reposition the pivot point In the Drawing view, select the drawing object you want to transform. The pivot point appears in the middle of your selection. Click the pivot point and drag it to a new position. This becomes the new position of the pivot point for the current transformation and will remain there until you make a new selection.