# Move sprite on layout - based on geolocation.

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### » Fri Feb 28, 2014 12:49 pm

Hi

I'm having a hard time getting my head around the math on this one..

So I found this rule of thumb that 1 degree lattitude equals 111111 meters and that 1 degree longitude equals 111111*cos(lat). This might not be completely accurate, but let it be ok for now..

I want to be able to move within a 40m x 40m square in real life and start in the center.. So my Layout.Width somehow has to translate into the 40m..

I can use
Geolocation.Latitude
Geolocation.Longitude
- to find my center, but when I move, how do I calculate how my sprite has to move?
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### » Mon Mar 03, 2014 7:03 am

I'm sorry but I have to bump this... No one able to help?
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### » Mon Mar 03, 2014 7:56 am

How many pixels high/wide is your project going to be?

And are you looking to have the 40m in real life calculated into latitude-longitude? Or are you wanting global positions translated into a 40m by 40m RL square? This will determine the calculation method used.
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### » Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:46 am

I was hoping to use the layout.width but about 800x600.

I think endnu in pixels would be better - so from lat lang to pixels..

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### » Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:49 am

Couldn't something like this work? Instead of havin a grid 32x32 make it 40x40 where 1 pixel is 1m

Or image points?
Or waypoints?
Or as example capx zones

Sidenote if you puting waypoints...
Nice to show grid in general in C2
file|home|View
goto view
select show grid and choose your grid width/height
You think you can do these things, but you can't, Nemo!
Just keep learning.
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### » Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:15 am

Dutoit>> Thanx for the suggestion. I'm not entirely sure, how that would help me.. (I'm saving it for a later project though
My problem is still moving the player based on actual geolocation..

Nice tips though..
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### » Thu Mar 06, 2014 7:16 am

This keeps bugging me down - I cant wrap my head around it.. Perhaps I need to find a math-forum.. :-/
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### » Sat Aug 05, 2017 9:07 pm

Same here! I can't move a sprite using Geolocation. Any idea how to do this?
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