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HingeJoint

class in UnityEngine

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Inherits from:Joint

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Description

The HingeJoint groups together 2 rigid bodies, constraining them to move like connected by a hinge.

This joint is great for, well, doors, but can also be used to model chains, etc...

The HingeJoint has a motor which can be used to make the hinge spin around the joints axis. A spring which attempts to reach for a target angle by spinning around the joints axis. And a limit which constrains the joint angle.

Variables

angleThe current angle in degrees of the joint relative to its rest position. (Read Only)
limitsLimit of angular rotation (in degrees) on the hinge joint.
motorThe motor will apply a force up to a maximum force to achieve the target velocity in degrees per second.
springThe spring attempts to reach a target angle by adding spring and damping forces.
useLimitsEnables the joint's limits. Disabled by default.
useMotorEnables the joint's motor. Disabled by default.
useSpringEnables the joint's spring. Disabled by default.
velocityThe angular velocity of the joint in degrees per second. (Read Only)

Inherited members

Variables

gameObjectThe game object this component is attached to. A component is always attached to a game object.
tagThe tag of this game object.
transformThe Transform attached to this GameObject.
anchorThe Position of the anchor around which the joints motion is constrained.
autoConfigureConnectedAnchorShould the connectedAnchor be calculated automatically?
axisThe Direction of the axis around which the body is constrained.
breakForceThe force that needs to be applied for this joint to break.
breakTorqueThe torque that needs to be applied for this joint to break.
connectedAnchorPosition of the anchor relative to the connected Rigidbody.
connectedBodyA reference to another rigidbody this joint connects to.
connectedMassScaleThe scale to apply to the inverse mass and inertia tensor of the connected body prior to solving the constraints.
currentForceThe force applied by the solver to satisfy all constraints.
currentTorqueThe torque applied by the solver to satisfy all constraints.
enableCollisionEnable collision between bodies connected with the joint.
enablePreprocessingToggle preprocessing for this joint.
massScaleThe scale to apply to the inverse mass and inertia tensor of the body prior to solving the constraints.
hideFlagsShould the object be hidden, saved with the scene or modifiable by the user?
nameThe name of the object.

Public Functions

BroadcastMessageCalls the method named methodName on every MonoBehaviour in this game object or any of its children.
CompareTagIs this game object tagged with tag ?
GetComponentReturns the component of Type type if the game object has one attached, null if it doesn't.
GetComponentInChildrenReturns the component of Type type in the GameObject or any of its children using depth first search.
GetComponentInParentReturns the component of Type type in the GameObject or any of its parents.
GetComponentsReturns all components of Type type in the GameObject.
GetComponentsInChildrenReturns all components of Type type in the GameObject or any of its children.
GetComponentsInParentReturns all components of Type type in the GameObject or any of its parents.
SendMessageCalls the method named methodName on every MonoBehaviour in this game object.
SendMessageUpwardsCalls the method named methodName on every MonoBehaviour in this game object and on every ancestor of the behaviour.
GetInstanceIDReturns the instance id of the object.
ToStringReturns the name of the game object.

Static Functions

DestroyRemoves a gameobject, component or asset.
DestroyImmediateDestroys the object obj immediately. You are strongly recommended to use Destroy instead.
DontDestroyOnLoadMakes the object target not be destroyed automatically when loading a new scene.
FindObjectOfTypeReturns the first active loaded object of Type type.
FindObjectsOfTypeReturns a list of all active loaded objects of Type type.
InstantiateClones the object original and returns the clone.

Operators

boolDoes the object exist?
operator !=Compares if two objects refer to a different object.
operator ==Compares two object references to see if they refer to the same object.

Messages

OnJointBreakCalled when a joint attached to the same game object broke.