createDialog

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Introduced with Operation Flashpoint version 1.5
  Effects of this scripting command are not broadcasted over the network and remain local to the client the command is executed on

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Introduced in

Game:
Operation Flashpoint
Version:
1.5

Description

Description:
Create a dialog which is defined either in the mission's description.ext, in the campaign's description.ext or in the global resource.cpp. The given name has to be the class name used in one of these files. If another dialog is already opened, the desired dialog is created as a child dialog of the one already opened.

Syntax

Syntax:
createDialog dialogName
Parameters:
dialogName: String - class name used in the description.ext / resource.cpp
Return Value:
Boolean - true when the dialog was created successfully

Examples

Example 1:
_ok = createDialog "RscDisplayGame"; if (!_ok) then {hint "Dialog couldn't be opened!"};

Additional Information

Multiplayer:
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See also:
displayCtrlcreateDisplaycloseDialogdialogdisplayNullcontrolNullcreateDisplayctrlCreatedisplayParent

Notes

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Notes

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Posted on July 29, 2017 - 09:04 (UTC)
Killzone Kid
A user dialog created with createDisplay over mission display (findDisplay 46) will stop display event handlers added to mission display from firing. However if it is created with createDialog then the event handlers continue to work.