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Rigidbody.rotation

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public var rotation: Quaternion;
public Quaternion rotation;

Description

The rotation of the rigdibody.

Rigidbody.rotation allows you to get and set the rotation of a Rigidbody using the physics engine. If you change the rotation of a Rigibody using Rigidbody.rotation, the transform will be updated after the next physics simulation step. This is faster then updaten the rotation using Transform.rotation, as the latter will cause all attached Colliders to recalulate their rotation relative to the Rigidbody.

If you want to continously rotate a rigidbody use MoveRotation instead, which takes interpolation into account.

	function Start () {
		GetComponent.<Rigidbody>().rotation = Quaternion.identity;
	}
using UnityEngine;
using System.Collections;

public class ExampleClass : MonoBehaviour { void Start() { GetComponent<Rigidbody>().rotation = Quaternion.identity; } }