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public Vector3 eulerAngles;


Returns or sets the euler angle representation of the rotation.

A rotation that rotates euler.z degrees around the z axis, euler.x degrees around the x axis, and euler.y degrees around the y axis (in that order). The euler can be set for, or read from, the quaternion.

using UnityEngine;

// eulerAngles // Generate a cube that has different color on each face. This shows // the orientation of the cube as determined by the eulerAngles. // Update the orientation every 2 seconds.

public class ExampleScript : MonoBehaviour { private Quaternion quaternion; private GameObject cube; private float timeCount = 0.0f;

void Awake() { quaternion = new Quaternion(0.0f, 0.0f, 0.0f, 1.0f); cube = CreateCube(); }

void Update() { if (timeCount > 2.0f) { // Every two seconds generate a random rotation for // the cube. The rotation is a quaternion. quaternion = Random.rotation; cube.transform.rotation = quaternion;

timeCount = 0.0f; }

timeCount = timeCount + Time.deltaTime; }

void OnGUI() { GUIStyle style = new GUIStyle(); style.fontSize = 24;

// use eulerAngles to show the euler angles of the quaternion Vector3 angles = quaternion.eulerAngles; GUI.Label(new Rect(10, 10, 0, 0), angles.ToString("F3"), style);

// note that localEulerAngles will give the same result // GUI.Label(new Rect(10,90,250,50), cube.transform.localEulerAngles.ToString("F3")); }

private GameObject CreateCube() { // make a cube from 6 quad game objects. // color each side of the cube

GameObject newCube = new GameObject("Cube");

GameObject minusZ = GameObject.CreatePrimitive(PrimitiveType.Quad); minusZ.transform.position = new Vector3(0.0f, 0.0f, -0.5f); minusZ.GetComponent<Renderer>().material.color = Color.gray; minusZ.transform.parent = newCube.transform;

GameObject plusZ = GameObject.CreatePrimitive(PrimitiveType.Quad); plusZ.transform.position = new Vector3(0.0f, 0.0f, 0.5f); plusZ.transform.Rotate(new Vector3(0.0f, 180.0f, 0.0f)); plusZ.GetComponent<Renderer>().material.color = Color.magenta; plusZ.transform.parent = newCube.transform;

GameObject minusX = GameObject.CreatePrimitive(PrimitiveType.Quad); minusX.transform.position = new Vector3(0.5f, 0.0f, 0.0f); minusX.transform.Rotate(new Vector3(0.0f, 270.0f, 0.0f)); minusX.GetComponent<Renderer>().material.color = Color.yellow; minusX.transform.parent = newCube.transform;

GameObject plusX = GameObject.CreatePrimitive(PrimitiveType.Quad); plusX.transform.position = new Vector3(-0.5f, 0.0f, 0.0f); plusX.transform.Rotate(new Vector3(0.0f, 90.0f, 0.0f)); plusX.GetComponent<Renderer>().material.color =; plusX.transform.parent = newCube.transform;

GameObject minusY = GameObject.CreatePrimitive(PrimitiveType.Quad); minusY.transform.position = new Vector3(0.0f, -0.5f, 0.0f); minusY.transform.Rotate(new Vector3(270.0f, 0.0f, 0.0f)); minusY.GetComponent<Renderer>().material.color =; minusY.transform.parent = newCube.transform;

GameObject plusY = GameObject.CreatePrimitive(PrimitiveType.Quad); plusY.transform.position = new Vector3(0.0f, 0.5f, 0.0f); plusY.transform.Rotate(new Vector3(90.0f, 0.0f, 0.0f)); plusY.GetComponent<Renderer>().material.color =; plusY.transform.parent = newCube.transform;

return newCube; } }