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On Collision Event Confusion

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Oct 20, 2010 at 11:39 PM

Hi, I know this question has been posted before and answered but I simple don't understand the explanation on how to get this to work. All I want to do is work out when two Fixtures collide how hard they hit each other taking into account force/impulse and their mass. 

I have read over and tried to get to work all the main posts on this topic that are referenced on other posts such as:

and mainly

When I try to do as explained in these posts mainly the last one I am unable to compile and get the follow two errors when using the following code


[In constructor]
objFixture.PostSolve += 

in the class]
private void PostSolve(ContactConstraint contactConstraint)


Error    1          Operator '+=' cannot be applied to operands of type 'FarseerPhysics.Dynamics.CollisionEventHandler' and 'method group'

Error    2          No overload for 'PostSolve' matches delegate 'FarseerPhysics.Dynamics.CollisionEventHandler'


I was at a loss to how he said in the post it worked fine when the code he said he was using results in this problem for me.

I was hoping if someone would be able to explain how to set a method to the on collision of a fixture allowing me to access the impulse values when the collide occurred. Also if I am going around this the wrong way and a better implantation is possible I am open to everything.

Thanks for your time.

Oct 22, 2010 at 2:59 AM

Easiest way to create events is to type objFixture.PostSolve += and then hit tab. This will create the proper function for you to experiment with. I could be wrong, if this doesn't work send me a demo and I'll have a quick look.

Oct 25, 2010 at 1:26 PM

Thanks very much for your help.