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Make a circle with it's centre wherever you need your pivot (use snapping if useful) that is larger than the extent of the object or objects you intend to rotate. Send to Back ( shift+ctrl+[ ) so it is behind your objects, just so you can see them easily. then select the object or objects you want to rotate plus your new circle, and rotate away. Delete ...
I use AutoHotkey for things like this. Example: To use F1 to run File > Scripts > Script Name it would look like this... F1::Send !frs Edit: I forgot to mention if you want this shortcut to be Illustrator specific so it doesn't affect any other programs just add the following... #IfWinActive, ahk_exe Illustrator.exe F1::Send !frs #IfWinActive
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