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GameObject.GetComponentInParent

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public Component GetComponentInParent(Type type);

Parameters

typeType of component to find.

Returns

Component Returns a component if a component matching the type is found. Returns null otherwise.

Description

Retrieves the component of Type type in the GameObject or any of its parents.

This method recurses upwards until it finds a GameObject with a matching component. Only components on active GameObjects are matched.

using UnityEngine;
using System.Collections;

public class GetComponentInParentExample : MonoBehaviour { // Disable the spring on the first HingeJoint component found on any parent object

void Start() { HingeJoint hinge = gameObject.GetComponentInParent(typeof(HingeJoint)) as HingeJoint;

if (hinge != null) hinge.useSpring = false; } }

public T GetComponentInParent();

Returns

T Returns a component if a component matching the type is found. Returns null otherwise.

Description

Generic version. See the Generic Functions page for more details.

using UnityEngine;
using System.Collections;

public class GetComponentInParentExample : MonoBehaviour { // Disable the spring on the first HingeJoint component found on any parent object

void Start() { HingeJoint hinge = gameObject.GetComponentInParent<HingeJoint>();

if (hinge != null) hinge.useSpring = false; } }