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How can I have space coordinates of the point I'm clicking in jit.window ??

May 25, 2012 | 8:35 pm

I want to be able to create object by clicking on the screen and I need coordinates in order to fire a message to my JS core to push a new object in an array + to instantiate that object on the screen.

For this, I need space coordinates

anyone?
I tried to work with jit.gl.handle, picker but they are object related so .. I may miss something..


May 25, 2012 | 9:14 pm

hi! check out this thread: http://cycling74.com/forums/topic.php?id=39782, i was doing something quite simmilar. here is raw and dirty version done using jit.gen, for modifying jit.gl.multiple object positions

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May 25, 2012 | 9:15 pm

oh i think, i didnt understand you :)
sorry :)


May 25, 2012 | 9:25 pm

Not sure what you need, but here is one way to get glworld coordinates:

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May 25, 2012 | 9:32 pm

I’m just a nerd who doesn’t know how to communicate :-0
indeed, it isn’t the thing I’m looking for :-/

I guess the best way will be to create an external helper (I mean external to that patch) and to proceed with it


May 25, 2012 | 9:34 pm

@Ben thanks to you too for your answwer.

ok it works, it is what I need.
I didn’t get the mouse x y z message from the info outlet of jit.window :)


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