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Ali S. Alfaraj
10-04-2010, 10:36 PM
Good day friends,

I'm writing the camera code for my scene in openGl. I'm attempting to write a code that enable me to zoom in/out and rotate the camera. The problem is that to rotate the camera I need to change the coordinates for both X & Z, but also to zoom in/out I need to adjust the Z coordinates. How can resolve this conflict between the zooming and rotation of the camera given that both need to use the Z coordinates?

thank you
Ali

BionicBytes
10-06-2010, 02:07 PM
You need to manipulte the view vector for gluLookat for the camera rotation, where as for 'zooming' you are changing the eye position XYZ. So, there is no conflict.