## arc and rotation

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Fox in the Fog
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### arc and rotation

I can't rotate an arc... I've tried in all ways, all parameters 10° 20° 180°....Nothing. It's maybe that arc can't be rotated and only box and pyramid can do that?
I post a very easy example.... and than If necessary also my map (if I can't solve my problem by myself):D
Thanks for your time!
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### Re: acr and rotation

not sure why you can't rotate the arc, but have you tried spin?

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``````arc
position 50 50 0
size 70 20 1
spin 90 0 0 1
ratio 1
end
``````

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### Re: arc and rotation

Oh yes! That worked... now, in this way the arc is rotated... Thank you! But still not understand why the "rotation" parameter doesn't work
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### Re: arc and rotation

anomaly... I didn't see an error
on the red and purple base... the towers are Ok, all right (an arc 90 of rotation and the other, with spin, in the other way like was -90 of rotation). On the blue and green bases.... after I have edit the file adding the spin parameters (because the arc didn't rotate only with rotation values) all the tower's arcs of these two bases are invisible!! I post my map so you can test it and see... because my English isn't so good
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Fox in the Fog
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### Re: arc and rotation

I have tried also to rotate the arc with pyBZEdit... but nothing! And.. I tried also to re-add the arcs now are invisible in blue and green bases, but in vain
What should I do? (with a text editor)

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### Re: arc and rotation

by this posthttp://my.bzflag.org/bb/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=17426

I assume you solved the problem... my question is ... how did you?
For all of you who have asked what a hutty is, there is one as my avatar.

instant map... just add water

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### Re: arc and rotation

I haven't play around with your map file.
But you rotated the arc 90 degrees.
So assuming the arc was symmetric it would't 'change'.
Maybe color one face a color then try rotation and see what happens.

You might want to specify more perimeters when you make arcs though.
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### Re: arc and rotation

Thank you mahem1 for the suggestions, done for make experience
Hutty, I used spin values

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