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Problem with "Calculate Direction" node

So after a long journey figuring out how to drive a "direction" variable for my character, I stumbled upon the "Calculate Direction" node, which did exactly what I was trying to do, calculating the change in degrees my character turned from point A to point B, and it works great, except for one thing, when my character is not moving, the node is outputting a value of 90, and I can't for the life of me figure out why. When I'm moving forward and not rotating, it outputs 0, so that works, but standing still, it outputs 90. I started out with my own project, then to troubleshoot, I created a new project using the Third Person Blueprint template, where the only thing I did was hook up the calculate direction node to a "Get Velocity" node and a "Get Actor Rotation" node, and still the thing is outputting 90. The node is supposed to output a value from -180 to 180 and one would assume if the character is not moving at all, the output should be 0, am I missing something?

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asked Jun 12 '14 at 06:49 PM in Blueprint Scripting

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I got this node working properly for my usage and wrote a write-up on the forums: https://forums.unrealengine.com/showthread.php?66381-quot-Calculate-Direction-quot-node-for-blendspace-direction

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answered Apr 16 '15 at 02:32 AM

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