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MonoBehaviour.OnTriggerEnter2D(Collider2D)

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Parameters

otherThe other Collider2D involved in this collision.

Description

Sent when another object enters a trigger collider attached to this object (2D physics only).

Further information about the other collider is reported in the Collider2D parameter passed during the call.

Note: Trigger events will be sent to disabled MonoBehaviours, to allow enabling Behaviours in response to collisions.

See Also: Collider2D class, OnTriggerExit2D, OnTriggerStay2D.

The folllowing two script examples create an OnTriggerEnter2D demo. Example1 generates a Unity logo sprite, GameObject1. This sprite is collided with by the Example2 sprite, GameObject2. The Example1 script creates the Rigidbody2D. The kinematic mode is used on this script. Example2 supports the OnCollisionEnter2D method. This is called when GameObject2 collides with GameObject1. The script code for GameObject2 controls the time it takes to collide with GameObject1. GameObject2 is animated left-to-right repeatedly. When on the left side of the screen GameObject2 moves right towards GameObject1. When these have collided GameObject2 returns back to the left. The left side of the screen is the starting point for GameObject2. The right side of the screen is the constant position of GameObject1. The Example2 script code makes GameObject2 collide with GameObject1. GameObject2 stays collided for a short length of time.

using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using UnityEngine;

public class Example1 : MonoBehaviour { private BoxCollider2D bc; private Rigidbody2D rb;

void Awake() { SpriteRenderer sprRend = gameObject.AddComponent<SpriteRenderer>() as SpriteRenderer; sprRend.color = new Color(0.9f, 0.9f, 0.9f, 1.0f);

bc = gameObject.AddComponent<BoxCollider2D>() as BoxCollider2D; bc.size = new Vector2(1.3f, 1.3f); bc.isTrigger = true;

rb = gameObject.AddComponent<Rigidbody2D>() as Rigidbody2D; rb.bodyType = RigidbodyType2D.Kinematic; }

void Start() { gameObject.GetComponent<SpriteRenderer>().sprite = Resources.Load<Sprite>("logo"); gameObject.transform.Translate(4.0f, 0.0f, 0.0f); gameObject.transform.localScale = new Vector2(2.0f, 2.0f); } }

Example2. This is the sprite that moves forwards and backwards and triggers with Example1.

using System.Collections;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using UnityEngine;

public class Example2 : MonoBehaviour { private float spriteMove;

void Awake() { SpriteRenderer sprRend; sprRend = gameObject.AddComponent<SpriteRenderer>() as SpriteRenderer; sprRend.color = new Color(0.9f, 0.9f, 0.9f, 1.0f);

BoxCollider2D bc; bc = gameObject.AddComponent<BoxCollider2D>() as BoxCollider2D; bc.size = new Vector2(1.3f, 1.3f); bc.isTrigger = true; }

void Start() { gameObject.GetComponent<SpriteRenderer>().sprite = Resources.Load<Sprite>("circle"); gameObject.transform.Translate(-4.0f, 0.0f, 0.0f); spriteMove = 0.1f; }

void FixedUpdate() { gameObject.transform.Translate(spriteMove, 0.0f, 0.0f);

if (gameObject.transform.position.x < -4.0f) { // move GameObject2 to the right spriteMove = 0.1f; } }

// when the GameObjects collider arrange for this GameObject to travel to the left of the screen void OnTriggerEnter2D(Collider2D col) { Debug.Log(col.gameObject.name + " : " + gameObject.name + " : " + Time.time); spriteMove = -0.1f; } }

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