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Using ExecuteCodeAction with OnIntersectionEntertrigger

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Hello first post here.

 

I just started coding with babylon 3 days ago and not being a pro with javascript I'm having trouble trying to wrap my head around the action manager.

 

Specifically what I want to do is trigger a predefined function once a mesh is detected inside another mesh. I have a block that progresses across the screen and once it intersects with another block, I want it to simply throw an alert but I have no clue how to construct the action manager for the intersection and launching the function, tho i got the moving part down.

 

 

 

 

[edit] I figured it out. For anyone else who might stumble across this thread and need it

 

var trigger = {trigger:BABYLON.ActionManager.OnIntersectionEnterTrigger, parameter: OBJECT-BEING-ENTERED};var crash = new BABYLON.ExecuteCodeAction(trigger,                function() {                                       alert('CRASH!!!!!! BURRRRRRRR EXPLODIE NOISES');                        }); OBJECT-DOING-THE-CRASHING.actionManager.registerAction(crash); 

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Now I have a new problem. I need to reference an object created by a method in a 'class'

 

var methods = {       createBlock: function(size, x, y, z, dir){          var objRef = BABYLON.Mesh.CreateBox("box", size, scene);                objRef.position = new BABYLON.Vector3(x,y,z);                objRef.rotation.y = Math.PI/dir;                objRef.material = mats.cellWall();       }}

 

When I try to stick it into this trigger for the action it isn't detected

 

var trigger = {trigger:BABYLON.ActionManager.OnIntersectionEnterTrigger, parameter: objRef};

 

I've also tried:

 

var trigger = {trigger:BABYLON.ActionManager.OnIntersectionEnterTrigger, parameter: methods.objRef};

 

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Hello, 

 

Your object is not detected because your object (objRef) does not exist when the execudeCodeAction is created : it's a null reference, and won't work.

You have to create your object before creating your trigger, or at least keep a external reference to this object.

 

For example : 

var objRef = null;var methods = {       createBlock: function(size, x, y, z, dir){          objRef = BABYLON.Mesh.CreateBox("box", size, scene);                objRef.position = new BABYLON.Vector3(x,y,z);                objRef.rotation.y = Math.PI/dir;                objRef.material = mats.cellWall();       }}

If you have your code running somewhere, I might be able to help you more.

 

Cheers, 

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