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    Linetrace from capsule side's

    Hi guys

    Let say we want to do line trace from capsule component with some offset from his center. "B" its trace what we want.
    https://i.imgur.com/49XJopy.jpg

    How to easilly make it? Cause if we just add some value on Y axis, it would work on world coordinate, not local.

    #2
    Originally posted by IronicParadox
    Assuming the trace is shooting out in the forward X axis:

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    {"data-align":"none","data-size":"full","data-attachmentid":1646898}
    Yeah) That works on world coordinate, that means: if we rotate capsule on Z axis, trace start will start on same point, but it should rotate with capsule.

    Im starting to thinl what just SceneActor used as a dummy would be most easiest and also most cheaper way to achieve this.

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      #3
      Yeah I see what you need now, I kind of goofed anyways. It was late lol...

      Going with a dummy component is definitely easier, keeps you from having to do relative/local offsets and such. Just use a billboard component like this and it's a piece of cake! Oh and make sure the billboard forward X vector is in the right direction in the 3d view.

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      Last edited by IronicParadox; 07-27-2019, 01:00 PM.

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