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public function LookAt(target: Transform, worldUp: Vector3 = Vector3.up): void;
public void LookAt(Transform target, Vector3 worldUp = Vector3.up);

Parameters

targetObject to point towards.
worldUpVector specifying the upward direction.

Description

Rotates the transform so the forward vector points at /target/'s current position.

Then it rotates the transform to point its up direction vector in the direction hinted at by the worldUp vector. If you leave out the worldUp parameter, the function will use the world y axis. worldUp is only a hint vector. The up vector of the rotation will only match the worldUp vector if the forward direction is perpendicular to worldUp.

#pragma strict
// This complete script can be attached to a camera to make it 
// continuously point at another object.
// The target variable shows up as a property in the inspector. 
// Drag another object onto it to make the camera look at it.
public var target;
function Update() {
	// Rotate the camera every frame so it keeps looking at the target 
	transform.LookAt(target);
}
	// This complete script can be attached to a camera to make it 
	// continuously point at another object.
	
	// The target variable shows up as a property in the inspector. 
	// Drag another object onto it to make the camera look at it.
using UnityEngine;
using System.Collections;

public class ExampleClass : MonoBehaviour { public Transform target; void Update() { // Rotate the camera every frame so it keeps looking at the target transform.LookAt(target); } }

public function LookAt(worldPosition: Vector3, worldUp: Vector3 = Vector3.up): void;
public void LookAt(Vector3 worldPosition, Vector3 worldUp = Vector3.up);

Parameters

worldPositionPoint to look at.
worldUpVector specifying the upward direction.

Description

Rotates the transform so the forward vector points at worldPosition.

Then it rotates the transform to point its up direction vector in the direction hinted at by the worldUp vector. If you leave out the worldUp parameter, the function will use the world y axis. worldUp is only a hint vector. The up vector of the rotation will only match the worldUp vector if the forward direction is perpendicular to worldUp.

	// Point the object at the world origin
	transform.LookAt(Vector3.zero);
	// Point the object at the world origin
	transform.LookAt(Vector3.zero);