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Getting the rotation of facet

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Hey guys,

I'm thinking there's a really simple answer to this, but I'm currently blanking on it. Basically, I'm trying to position/rotate a cylinder such that it is perpendicular to a given facet. 

Here's the PG: https://www.babylonjs-playground.com/#U8ZVF8

It looks like it works for facets on part of the sphere (maybe?), but there's clearly something I'm missing.

 

Thanks in advance!

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Hello,

Something like this?

https://www.babylonjs-playground.com/#U8ZVF8#1

scene.onPointerMove = function(evt) {
       var pickResult = scene.pick(scene.pointerX, scene.pointerY);
        if (pickResult.hit) {
            var pickNormal = pickResult.getNormal();
            tracker.position = pickResult.pickedPoint;
            if(tracker.position.y > 0)
                tracker.rotation = BABYLON.Vector3.Up().add(pickNormal); 
            if(tracker.position.y < 0)    
                tracker.rotation = BABYLON.Vector3.Up().subtract(pickNormal);            
        }
    }

 

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