setNameSound

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Introduced with Arma 3 version 1.02
  Arguments of this scripting command don't have to be local to the client the command is executed onEffects 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:
Arma 3
Version:
1.02

Description

Description:
Sets the nameSound of a person. By default, when giving orders, the units are addressed by their number. When nameSound is set, it will be used instead to address the unit. For example: "Two, hold fire!", one can have: "Miller, hold fire!"

Syntax

Syntax:
person setNameSound name
Parameters:
person: Object
name: String
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
unit1 setNameSound "dixon";
Example 2:
unit1 setNameSound ""; // will reset to default behaviour
Example 3:
_name = "Masood"; unit1 setNameSound _name; unit1 setName _name;

Additional Information

Multiplayer:
-
See also:
nameSoundnamesetNamesetIdentity

Notes

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Notes

Posted on September 19, 2013
kylania
nameSound can be any preset BIS recorded name value. By default units will be called out in voice by their number. By using nameSound you can call them out by name using the following values:
Default: Armstrong Nichols Tanny Frost Lacey Larkin Kerry Jackson Miller McKendrick Levine Reynolds
BLUFOR: Adams Bennett Campbell Dixon Everett Franklin Givens Hawkins Lopez Martinez OConnor Ryan Patterson Sykes Taylor Walker
OPFOR: Amin Masood Fahim Habibi Kushan Jawadi Nazari Siddiqi Takhtar Wardak Yousuf
INDEPENDENT: Anthis Costa Dimitirou Elias Gekas Kouris Leventis Markos Nikas Nicolo Panas Petros Rosi Samaras Stavrou Thanos Vega
CODE NAMES: Ghost Stranger Fox Snake Razer Jester Nomad Viper Korneedler
Posted on December 22, 2013 - 19:08 (UTC)
Lou Montana
setting an incorrect value like "0" or "randomString" will remove the callsign (" /* 2, */ fall back")

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Posted on April 25, 2015 - 08:28 (UTC)
Benargee
While kylania listed available names, you can use any word you want. Available words for english can be found in configfile >> "RadioProtocolENG" >> "Words".