calculation mouseposition to floor

  • On 15/02/2014 at 16:35, xxxxxxxx wrote:


    i looking for a way to calculate - the position on the floor where the mouse is pointing to.

    i get the mouse part working and get a x y coordination - but don`t get the way to the coordinates where it break the y 0

    pickrespos = bd.SW(c4d.Vector(mx,my,distance?))


  • On 24/02/2014 at 08:10, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    No one an idea how Calculate the Pointer Direktion to floor ?


  • On 10/03/2014 at 05:03, xxxxxxxx wrote:

    There are many resources for maths online.

    import c4d
    import random
    def iszero(x) :
        r""" Returns True if *x* is near zero. """
        return abs(x) < 1.0e-07
    def perpendicular_vector(v) :
        r""" Finds an arbitrary perpendicular vector to *v*. Sort of a lazy
        implementation.. """
        a, b = random.random(), random.random()
        if not iszero(v.z) :
            x, y, z = v.x, v.y, v.z
        elif not iszero(v.y) :
            x, y, z = v.x, v.z, v.y
        elif not iszero(v.x) :
            x, y, z = v.y, v.z, v.x
            raise ValueError('zero-vector')
        c = (- x * a - y * b) / z
        if not iszero(v.z) :
            return c4d.Vector(a, b, c)
        elif not iszero(v.y) :
            return c4d.Vector(a, c, b)
        elif not iszero(v.x) :
            return c4d.Vector(b, c, a)
    def describe_line(a, b) :
        r""" Returns a description of a line based on the two
        points *a* and *b* in space. *a* and *b* must not equal. """
        assert a != b
        return (a, (b - a))
    def is_point_on_line(line, p) :
        r""" Checks if the point *p* is element of the specified
        *line*. """
        d_a = (line[0] - p).Dot(line[1])
        return iszero(d_a)
    def describe_plane(a, b, c) :
        r""" Returns a description of a plane based on tree
        points *a*, *b* and *c* in space. *a*, *b* and *c* must
        not equal and *c* must not be on the same line described
        by *a* and *b*. """
        assert a != b
        assert a != c
        assert not is_point_on_line(describe_line(a, b), c)
        return (a, (b - a), (c - a))
    def plane_normal(plane) :
        r""" Returns the normal of the *plane*. """
        return plane[1].Cross(plane[2]).GetNormalized()
    def get_plane(name) :
        r""" Returns the description of a plane based on the
        specified *name*. The following values are accepted:
        - *XZ*, *ZX*, *floor*
        - *XY*, *YX*, *front*
        - *YZ*, *ZY*, *right* """
        name = name.lower()
        if name in ('xz', 'zx', 'floor') :
            n = c4d.Vector(0, 1, 0)
        elif name in ('xy', 'yx', 'front') :
            n = c4d.Vector(0, 0, 1)
        elif name in ('yz', 'zy', 'right') :
            n = c4d.Vector(1, 0, 0)
            raise ValueError
        x1 = perpendicular_vector(n)
        y1 = x1.Cross(n).GetNormalized()
        return describe_plane(x1, y1, c4d.Vector(0))
    def find_intersection(line, plane) :
        r""" Finds the intersection of the *line* and *plane*.
        Returns None if the line does not intersect the plane or
        is element of it. """
        n = plane_normal(plane)
        d_a = (plane[0] - line[0]).Dot(n)
        d_b = line[1].Dot(n)
        if iszero(d_a) or iszero(d_b) :
            # No intersection or line is part of the plane.
            return None
        return line[0] + (d_a / d_b) * line[1]
    from c4d import Vector as V
    line = describe_line(V(100), V(-100))
    plane = get_plane('floor')
    print find_intersection(line, plane)


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