Getting transformed coordinates of sensors and objects 
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 Getting transformed coordinates of sensors and objects

I have a prototype object for a cable stretched between two points, it includes
a script to recalculate the catenary curve if the ends are moved.
What I'd like to be able to do is move two objects that the cable is attached
to.  The problem is this...
      * I need the co-ordinates of the end points in the same co-ordinate
frame                   (the world)
      * The objects it is attached to are positioned via transforms.
      * The attached points are in the objects reference frame

        Can I extract the transformed co-ordinates of the object?

        A related problem, is that a plane sensor returns co-ordinates in the  
coord frame.  If this has been positioned with a transform can
        I get the track point co-ordinates in the world coord frame?

Many thanks
Dr Alun Moon             Regional Centre for Innovation in Engineering Design
tel: +44(191) 222 5306   Bruce Building, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
fax: +44(191) 222 5833   NE1 7RU

Sat, 18 Aug 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
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