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Old 09-11-2012
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Default Problem with flowitem orientation in the rack

Ladies and Gentlemen,
I believe I have found a problem with flowitem rotation when placed in the rack. Please see attached screenshot.





The second screenshot (titled screenshot_correct.png) was created after adding the following line of code to the OnEntry trigger of the rack:

setrot(item, 0, 0, zrot(current));

Should that not be the default behavior?
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Hi Vadim,

from a technical point of view you are right, since it will be hard for the forklift to load the pallet in case of the first picture. But please remember you are building a model, so what you are talking about is just visualization. You can easily get it right, if you apply an initial shape factor to the pallet rotating the 3D shape vs. the actual pallet object by 90 degrees.

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