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Particle module Lock axis does not work on ASP velocity

I need to create particles aligned to their velocity. However, they should always face up into the Z axis. It seems to work when the emmitter is set to ASP Square screen alignment. However, the ASP Velocity seems to ignor the Lock axis.

Not sure if it's a bug or simply not implemented. But it would be great to have :D

Product Version: UE 4.7
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asked May 28 '15 at 04:49 PM in Bug Reports

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Hi Vita -

Sprites in Particle Systems only have one alignment axis to set, so if you set the alignment to velocity the sprites vector will be aligned in that direction. I would recommend using a plane and a Mesh Type Emitter which then you could set up your pivot to be 90 degrees from your velocity facing particle which would give you the Locked Z Axis with velocity alignment. From a performance cost, they would be virtually identical.

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Eric Ketchum

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answered May 28 '15 at 06:25 PM

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avatar image Vita Cordes May 28 '15 at 08:12 PM

ah, that makes sence :D And thanks for adding a viable solution to that :D

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