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Converting 0-360 rotation to 0-1 rotation

Hey guys, Recently I've encountered a problem with a dynamic instance material. I have a material set to work on world position, but I also have a custom rotator to rotate the texture when I rotate the actor using it (in the construction script I simply created a dynamic instance material and changed the rotation parameter of the material with a "get actor rotation" node. With some workarounds I can make it more or less functional - but it's terribly buggy.

The main problem is that the actor rotates from 0 to 360, while the CustomRotator node requires a 0-1 value. Is there any node capable of translating a 0-360 actor rotation to a 0-1 rotation value?

Product Version: UE 4.22
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asked Apr 11 '19 at 04:08 PM in Blueprint Scripting

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Just divide the value by 360. That will give you a balue between 0 and 1. Another thing tou can look into is nodes that say normalize, for example theres a normalize to range which takes in a float and outputs a 0-1.

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answered Apr 11 '19 at 08:27 PM

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Also @LucasFoxArt if you ever have to map values that don't both start at 0, you can use Map Ranged Clamped/Unclamped.

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Hey there! Thanks a lot for the help :) Dividing for 360 was my first try but it didn't work - problem is, it turned out it wasn't working because of an error I made.

So dividing for 360 was the correct solution!

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answered Apr 11 '19 at 11:35 PM

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