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Display center of mass, what is the meaning of the green lines?

asked 2013-10-08 16:19:27 -0500

Arn-O gravatar image

Hi.

Still working on my inertia issues, I wonder what is the meaning of the green lines displayed in the center of mass view:

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Precisely here:

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It is related to the orientation of the inertia, but I did not find it in the documentation and I do not find it obvious.

Thx.

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answered 2013-10-10 10:53:11 -0500

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The box and green lines should always align. This looks like a rendering bug.

Here is a pull-request that may fix this problem.

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Thx Nate. And what is the supposed meaning of the them? The orientation of the principals?

Arn-O gravatar imageArn-O ( 2013-10-11 13:26:42 -0500 )edit

No, the green lines are just there as decoration, to distinguish the purple box as a COM visual. Here is the code

nkoenig gravatar imagenkoenig ( 2013-10-11 16:27:32 -0500 )edit
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