minetest.get_pointed_thing_position

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Syntax

<source>minetest.get_pointed_thing_position(pointed_thing, above)</source>

Description

Get position of a pointed_thing (that you can get from somewhere).

  • If pointing at a node & above -> return pointed_thing.above
  • If pointing at a node & not above -> return pointed_thing.under
  • If pointing at a objec & object exists -> return object position
  • If pointing at a objec & object does not exists -> return nil
  • If none of the above -> return nil

Example

<source> local pos = minetest.get_pointed_thing_position(pointed, true) </source>