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AmmoRaycast Op


Namespace: Ops.Physics.Ammo

Op author: pandur

Cast a ray and detect colliding bodies

summary (oneliner)

This operator will report if there is a physics object at the specific location and will also output the name of the object from the string output port. With something like a Mouse Op you can use this for navigation or user interaction. Of course you are not limited to using mouse coordinates, but can get creative and use any other input method.

Make sure to normalize your input screen coordinates - so they are scaled to 0-1 .



example patch id

youtube id

caniuse query


related ops


Update (Trigger)

Ray Coordinates index (integer /Number)

Screen X (Number)

Normalize screencoordinates on X Axis (0-1)

Screen Y (Number)

Normalize screencoordinates on Y Axis (0-1)

Ray Points (Array)

Active (boolean /Number)

Change Cursor (boolean /Number)


next (Trigger)

Has Hit (Number)

Boolean value reporting if there is an object at coordinates

Hit Body Name (String)

report name of object at coordinates

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Patches using AmmoRaycast


created op
2022-03-13 - pandur

Ops.User.pandur.AmmoRaycast renamed to Ops.Dev.AmmoRaycast
2022-03-13 - pandur

Ops.Dev.AmmoRaycast renamed to Ops.Physics.Ammo.AmmoRaycast
2022-05-09 - pandur