cocos.camera module

Camera object

class Camera

Bases: object

Camera used in every CocosNode. Useful to look at the object from different views. The OpenGL gluLookAt() function is used to locate the camera.

If the object is transformed by any of the scale, rotation or position attributes, then they will override the camera.

classmethod get_z_eye()

Returns the best distance for the camera for the current window size

cocos2d uses a Filed Of View (fov) of 60

locate(force=False)

Sets the camera using gluLookAt using its eye, center and up_vector

Parameters:
force
: bool

whether or not the camera will be located even if it is not dirty

restore()

Restore the camera to the initial position and sets it’s dirty attribute in False and once in true.

If you use the camera, for a while and you want to stop using it call this method.

center

Center of the camera in x,y,z coordinates

Type:flaat,float,float
eye

Eye of the camera in x,y,z coordinates

Type:flaat,float,float
up_vector

Up vector of the camera in x,y,z coordinates

Type:flaat,float,float