getTerrainHeightASL

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Introduced with Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead version 1.55
  

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Introduced in

Game:
Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead
Version:
1.55

Description

Description:
Returns the terrain height above the sea for the given position.

Syntax

Syntax:
getTerrainHeightASL position
Parameters:
position: Position2D or Position3D
Return Value:
Number

Examples

Example 1:
_height = getTerrainHeightASL (position player);
Example 2:
_height = getTerrainHeightASL [5213,3245];
Example 3:
_seadepth = abs (getTerrainHeightASL getPos player); // sea depth at players position;

Additional Information

Multiplayer:
-
See also:
setPosASLgetPosASLgetPosATLASLToATLATLToASL

Notes

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Notes

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Posted on June 6, 2017 - 20:02 (UTC)
Tankbuster
This command can usefully return the depth of water at the given position when in water. Note that the number it returns is the depth, albiet expressed as a negative number. Use abs to always return a positive number. See example 3