This is super helpful!
Checking for Overlap
This is a simple tutorial for teaching how to check for overlap between two boxes.
Z - show bounds
If you wanted to turn this into a function for checking overlap, you would just need to return true if all the conditions in the tutorial were false, but return false if any of the conditions were true.
There are two code examples below. The first is a little more verbose. The second is done in a single line of code.
--assumes a/b have .x1/.y1/.x2/.y2 function overlap(a,b) if (a.x1>b.x2 or a.y1>b.y2 or a.x2<b.x1 or a.y2<b.y1) then return false else return true end end
--assumes a/b have .x1/.y1/.x2/.y2 function overlap(a,b) return not (a.x1>b.x2 or a.y1>b.y2 or a.x2<b.x1 or a.y2<b.y1) end
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