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Let's change our Custom Coordinate system to move the origin from the upper-left to the lower-left. This requires the folloing code to be added t the bottom of the
**HexGridExampleForm** constructor (or alternatively, in the **HexgridPanel** EndInit() method):

The correct implementation of this transformation can be evidenced by modifying**
HexGridExampleForm.hexgridPanel_MouseMove** to the following:

Note the factor of 2 from what might be the expected transformation matrix. This is due to the odd-even assymmetry in the jagged axis of a rectangular coordinate system, on a hex grid, and is accounted for by the*divide-by-2* that occurs at the end of a
coordinate transformation..

Both of these changes are now present in Version 1.2, released Feb 22, 2013.

var matrix = new IntMatrix2D(2,0, 0,-2, 0,2*BoardSizeHexes.Height-1); Coords.SetCustomMatrices(matrix,matrix);

The correct implementation of this transformation can be evidenced by modifying

void hexgridPanel_MouseMove(object sender, MouseEventArgs e) { HotSpotHex = hexgridPanel.GetHexCoords(e.Location).User; Range = CurrentHex.Range(HotSpotHex); statusLabel.Text = "HotHex: " + HotSpotHex.ToString() + "/" + HotSpotHex.Canon.Custom.ToString() + "; Range = " + Range + "; Path Length = " + (Path==null ? 0 : Path.TotalCost); }

Note the factor of 2 from what might be the expected transformation matrix. This is due to the odd-even assymmetry in the jagged axis of a rectangular coordinate system, on a hex grid, and is accounted for by the

Both of these changes are now present in Version 1.2, released Feb 22, 2013.

Last edited Feb 22, 2013 at 5:49 PM by pgeerkens, version 5