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public static Vector3 Vector3Field(string label, Vector3 value, params GUILayoutOption[] options);


public static Vector3 Vector3Field(GUIContent label, Vector3 value, params GUILayoutOption[] options);


label Label to display above the field.
value The value to edit.
options An optional list of layout options that specify extra layout properties. Any values passed in here will override settings defined by the style.
Additional resources: GUILayout.Width, GUILayout.Height, GUILayout.MinWidth, GUILayout.MaxWidth, GUILayout.MinHeight, GUILayout.MaxHeight, GUILayout.ExpandWidth, GUILayout.ExpandHeight.


Vector3 The value entered by the user.


Make an X, Y & Z field for entering a Vector3.

Measure the distance between 2 GameObjects or 2 positions in 3D space.

using UnityEditor;
using UnityEngine;

public class EditorGUILayoutVector3Field : UnityEditor.EditorWindow { float distance = 0f; Vector3 obj1; Vector3 obj2;

[MenuItem("Examples/Measure Distance between 2 objects")] static void Init() { EditorGUILayoutVector3Field window = (EditorGUILayoutVector3Field)EditorWindow.GetWindow(typeof(EditorGUILayoutVector3Field), true, "My Empty Window"); window.Show(); }

void OnGUI() { GUILayout.Label("Select an object in the Hierarchy view and click 'Capture Position'"); EditorGUILayout.BeginHorizontal(); obj1 = EditorGUILayout.Vector3Field("GameObject 1:", obj1); if (GUILayout.Button("Capture Position")) obj1 = Selection.activeTransform.position; EditorGUILayout.EndHorizontal();

EditorGUILayout.BeginHorizontal(); obj2 = EditorGUILayout.Vector3Field("GameObject 2:", obj2); if (GUILayout.Button("Capture Position")) obj2 = Selection.activeTransform.position; EditorGUILayout.EndHorizontal(); EditorGUILayout.LabelField("Distance:", distance.ToString()); if (GUILayout.Button("Close")) this.Close(); }

void OnInspectorUpdate() { distance = Vector3.Distance(obj1, obj2); this.Repaint(); } }