showCommandingMenu

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Description

Description:
Create the commanding menu described by the given config class or menu name. When the name is empty, the current menu is hidden.

If commanding menu has "expression" set up, the expression will receive the following arguments when user activated the menu item:
  • Local variable _target: Object - Target under the cursor. This works in both 3D and 2D (when cursor is over the unit icon on the map).
  • Local variable _pos: Array - Cursor position.
  • Local variable _is3D: Boolean - false if cursor is over the map, otherwise true.
Groups:
Interaction

Syntax

Syntax:
showCommandingMenu name
Parameters:
name: String - Class name or user menu name (with "#USER:" prefix and "_#" page number suffix, where # is the page number starting with 0).
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
showCommandingMenu "";
Example 2:
showCommandingMenu "MyClassName";
Example 3:
showCommandingMenu "#USER:Tag_Menu_myMenu_0";
Example 4:
showCommandingMenu "RscMainMenu";

Additional Information

See also:
commandingMenuArma 3: Communication MenuBIS_fnc_createMenu

Notes

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Posted on July 22nd, 2012 - 15:37 (GMT+1)
LaKing
// This script will create a custom menu, and display it once. MY_SUBMENU_inCommunication = [ ["User submenu", true], ["Option-1", [2], "", -5, [["expression", "player sidechat ""-1"" "]], "0", "0", "\ca\ui\data\cursor_support_ca"], ["Option 0", [3], "", -5, [["expression", "player sidechat "" 0"" "]], "1", "0", "\ca\ui\data\cursor_support_ca"], ["Option 1", [4], "", -5, [["expression", "player sidechat "" 1"" "]], "1", "CursorOnGround", "\ca\ui\data\cursor_support_ca"] ]; MY_MENU_inCommunication = [ // First array: "User menu" This will be displayed under the menu, bool value: has Input Focus or not. // Note that as to version Arma 2 1.05, if the bool value set to false, Custom Icons will not be displayed. ["User menu", false], // Syntax and semantics for following array elements: // ["Title_in_menu", [assigned_key], "Submenu_name", CMD, [["expression",script-string]], "isVisible", "isActive" <, optional icon path> ] // Title_in_menu: string that will be displayed for the player // Assigned_key: 0 - no key, 1 - escape key, 2 - key-1, 3 - key-2, ... , 10 - key-9, 11 - key-0, 12 and up... the whole keyboard // Submenu_name: User menu name string (eg "#USER:MY_SUBMENU_NAME" ), "" for script to execute. // CMD: (for main menu:) CMD_SEPARATOR -1; CMD_NOTHING -2; CMD_HIDE_MENU -3; CMD_BACK -4; (for custom menu:) CMD_EXECUTE -5 // script-string: command to be executed on activation. (no arguments passed) // isVisible - Boolean 1 or 0 for yes or no, - or optional argument string, eg: "CursorOnGround" // isActive - Boolean 1 or 0 for yes or no - if item is not active, it appears gray. // optional icon path: The path to the texture of the cursor, that should be used on this menuitem. ["First", [0], "", -5, [["expression", "player sidechat ""First"" "]], "1", "1"], ["Second", [2], "", -5, [["expression", "player sidechat ""Second"" "]], "1", "1"], ["Submenu", [3], "#USER:MY_SUBMENU_inCommunication", -5, [["expression", "player sidechat ""Submenu"" "]], "1", "1"] ]; showCommandingMenu "#USER:MY_MENU_inCommunication"; Appendix, list of optional argument strings:
  • AmmoLow
  • AreActions
  • CanAnswer
  • CanDeselectTeamFromBar
  • CanDeselectUnitFromBar
  • CanDeselectVehicleFromBar
  • CanSelectTeamFromBar
  • CanSelectUnitFromBar
  • CanSelectVehicleFromBar
  • CommandsToGunner
  • CommandsToPilot
  • CursorOnEmptyVehicle
  • CursorOnEnemy
  • CursorOnFriendly
  • CursorOnGround
  • CursorOnGroupMember
  • CursorOnGroupMemberSelected
  • CursorOnHoldingFire
  • CursorOnNeedFirstAID
  • CursorOnNeedHeal
  • CursorOnNotEmptySubgroups
  • CursorOnVehicleCanGetIn
  • FormationDiamond
  • FormationLine
  • FuelLow
  • HasRadio
  • HCCanDeselectTeamFromBar
  • HCCanDeselectUnitFromBar
  • HCCanSelectTeamFromBar
  • HCCanSelectUnitFromBar
  • HCCursorOnIcon
  • HCCursorOnIconenemy
  • HCCursorOnIconSelectable
  • HCCursorOnIconSelectableSelected
  • HCIsLeader
  • HCNotEmpty
  • Injured
  • IsAlone
  • IsAloneInVehicle
  • IsCommander
  • IsLeader
  • IsSelectedToAdd
  • IsTeamSwitch
  • IsWatchCommanded
  • IsXbox
  • Multiplayer
  • NotEmpty
  • NotEmptyBlueTeam
  • NotEmptyCommanders
  • NotEmptyGreenTeam
  • NotEmptyInVehicle
  • NotEmptyMainTeam
  • NotEmptyRedTeam
  • NotEmptySoldiers
  • NotEmptySubgroups
  • NotEmptyYellowTeam
  • PlayableLeader
  • PlayableSelected
  • PlayerOwnRadio
  • PlayerVehicleCanGetIn
  • SelectedTeam
  • SelectedUnit
  • SomeSelectedHaveTarget
  • SomeSelectedHoldingFire
  • VehicleCommander
Posted on July 23, 2016 - 14:40 (UTC)
SilentSpike
You can combine the argument strings (see the above note) together to create OR conditions. Hence "HasRadioIsLeader" is true when the unit is a leader or has a radio.