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Default moving the camera up and down while "playing" - 05-11-2011, 06:03 AM

How do I allow the mouse to control the camera's vertical attributes.
For example, there is an event that lets the mouse control its forward, backward, sideways properties, but I can't figure out how to make it look up and down while rendering or when you hit the "play" button.
   
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Default 05-11-2011, 05:25 PM

There is no real "easy" way to do this since the "let the mouse move the camera" event only moves the camera laterally (the way you described.) Having it move vertically is going to take a little bit of effort. If you go to the world's functions, there should be something like "mouse distance from left" and "mouse distance from top" (I forgot the actual name of the function.) Anyways, you want to know the function "mouse distance from top" so you can figure out how many pixels the mouse cursor is away from the top edge of the viewing window. Then based on whatever number the function returns, you can move the camera up and down manually using camera's move function. I hope this helps!


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