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OpenGL 3D manipulator in OpenGL

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Hi everyone,

I try to make a 3D manipulator in OpenGL, which allows to apply basic transformations like translations, rotations and scaling (e.g. manipulators in 3ds max or Maya).

I have already implemented the picking and a basic manipulator which works fine for translations in the XY plane (thanks to gluUnproject on the mouse coordinates) but when I make a rotation of the object, the manipulator doesn't work anymore (some problems of projection). In fact, I would like that the movement is constrained to the XY plane of the camera but I have no idea how it can be done (maybe with gluProject or with a ray technique ?).

Anyone have an idea?

Thanks by advance.

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