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Offline chris_j_pook

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« Posted 2005-03-28 17:00:34 »

Hi,

I am making an interactive walk though of my university campus and was wondering...

In my program I create a Canvas3D and then add building objects to it and move them to their correct locations using Transform3D. This is done only once at the start.

I have a  problem in getting the actual x,y coords of where the scene is being viewed from. I want a function like viewPlatform.getX() or something so I can find out where the virtual viewer is stood in the world. I will be using this to decide which building is closest.

The view starts out at 0,0 i assume... but because you can move using the mouse the coords will change. What I need is to be able to find them out at any time.


Any ideas ?

Thanks

Chris
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« Reply #1 - Posted 2005-03-28 17:28:28 »

Look at docs for the ViewingPlatform object, specifically the getViewPlatformTransform method.
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