What are angles measured in?

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:bust_in_silhouette: Asked By a human

I thought angles were measured in degrees, but that didn’t work, then I thought they were measured in radians, but I got negative values. Could someone help me with this?

:bust_in_silhouette: Reply From: jgodfrey

Generally, radians, though it depends on the objects / methods / properties you’re using. All of them are pretty thoroughly documented. Just check the docs for your specific situation.

For example, on a Node2D, the rotation property is in radians while the rotation_degrees property is in, well, degrees.

Additionally, you can convert between the two angle units via deg2rad() and rad2deg()

I have also been getting different values depending on what shape is measured, even tho the other object is at the same angle. Whats that about?

a human | 2020-01-26 06:50