# Arching stuff and things

I want to make a character face the direction it is going when in the air and arching. Any help?

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what do you mean by

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mostly like how arrows, when going up, their tip is up, but when they go down the tip starts to face the ground.
just facing the direction they are going

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angle to velocity?? thereâs gotta be a bundle for this iirc

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first of all, this has nothing to do with âarchingâ you shouldâve just said you want the object to face the angle itâs moving at.
is this what you want? https://flowlab.io/game/play/1691190

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It might work, just wondering if with gravity itâll face that direction! thanks for the help iâll try it out.

so new revelation! it doesnât work sadly

just to clarify, Iâm trying to figure out how to make a replica of an arrow arch using the rotation block.
any amount of help would be appreciated!

kinda like this @Galactian

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this doesnât help me at all
you said you wanted something to rotate
would the arrow follow the mean of the angles in the parabola

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yeah! so like an aerodynamic projectile would arch. the tip would always stay in the line while the body followed. (but I canât use attach blocks because I want this to be one whole piece.)
Sorry if this is complicated!

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can you use some algebraic wording? do you want a trail on the object? a protectory before you throw it?

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Ok, so what I want to have happen is when an object jumps into the air, the forward face of the object faces its trajectory. So when the object is going straight up it will face up but when the object is returning to the ground it will start to face down. And for sideways trajectories, the forward face of the object will follow that trajectory âlineâ.

This probably didnât help at all so sorry about that but if it did help then, HOORAY!

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then use this

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well when I tried turning on the âaffected by gravityâ option, it didnât really do anything unless I did something wrong.
again sorry if this is frustrating you!

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is this what you want?

this gives objects gravity. any object with gravity follows a parabola. gravity does not make an object point in the direction you want

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Thank you very much!

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