lineIntersects

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Introduced with Arma 2: Operation Arrowhead version 1.621.62
Arguments of this scripting command don't have to be local to the client the command is executed on
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Description

Description:
Checks for object intersection with a virtual line between two positions. Returns true if intersects with an object.

NOTE: Doesn't work under water. Max harcoded distance is 1000m.

Syntax

Syntax:
lineIntersects [begPos, endPos, objIgnore1, objIgnore2]
Parameters:
[begPos, endPos, objIgnore1, objIgnore2]: Array
begPos: PositionASL
endPos: PositionASL
objIgnore1: (optional) Object - object to ignore. When testing intersection from an object/unit/vehicle, pass that object here to prevent intersection inside of the object.
objIgnore2: (optional) Object - another object to ignore. When testing intersection of a line between two objects, pass the second object here to prevent interesection inside of it being reported
Return Value:
Boolean - true if intersection

Examples

Example 1:
lineIntersects [ eyePos player, aimPos chopper, player, chopper]

Additional Information

See also:
lineIntersectsSurfacesintersectterrainIntersectterrainIntersectASLterrainIntersectAtASLlineIntersectsWithlineIntersectsObjscursorObjectcursorTargetcheckVisibility

Notes

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Notes

Posted on may 31, 2012 - 10:46 (CEST)
Lou Montana
Please note the difference :

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