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RectTransform localPosition vs anchorPosition

Discussion in 'Unity UI & TextMesh Pro' started by festival, Mar 2, 2018.

  1. festival


    Feb 3, 2011
    Found out that RectTransform.localPosition doesn’t work anymore in 2017.3.1p2
    if you need to position something in the UI

    RectTransform.anchoredPosition works to position something in the UI

    I like to know why suddenly localPosition didn't work anymore?
  2. Ben-BearFish


    Sep 6, 2011
    Can someone verify if this is true? I thought this still works.
  3. OlaBrahammar


    Jan 9, 2017
    Bumping this as i have the same issue - reading a RectTransform's localPosition in script does not give the same position as i can read at the very same moment in the inspector, this being with achors set to to left corner

    Edit: As festival says, using RectTransform.anchoredPosition works fine, and it works just the way one would expect .localPosition to work.
    Last edited: Sep 15, 2018