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=Introduction to mission editing=
 
=Introduction to mission editing=
  
The mission files are found [[Missions#Locations_of_Mission_Files|in specific folders]] you will need to learn. Existing mission in [[.PBO format]] cannot be edited, only files in [[.SARA format|.sara]] and [[.INTRO format|.intro]] format. However [[.PBO format]] can be modified to [[.SARA format|.sara]] and [[.INTRO format|.intro]] formats using certain [[Recreate editable mission tools|3rd-party tools]] designed to recreate the original editable missions.
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The mission files are found [[Missions#Locations_of_Mission_Files|in specific folders]] you will need know the location to add additional files such as the briefings, and or scripts. There are some 3rd party tools that can assist you while your mission editing. (See [ArmA:_Community_Tools#Script_Editing|Scripting Tools]]
  
Missions will also contain [[.SQM format]] files which contain libraries of script functions. Available scripting commands can be found on these pages:
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Available scripting commands can be found on these pages:
 
* [[Scripting Commands by Functionality]], or [[Scripting Commands ArmA|a complete list]]
 
* [[Scripting Commands by Functionality]], or [[Scripting Commands ArmA|a complete list]]
 
* [[ArmA:_Event_Handlers|Event Handlers]]
 
* [[ArmA:_Event_Handlers|Event Handlers]]
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* [[ArmA: Moves|Moves]]
 
* [[ArmA: Moves|Moves]]
 
* [[Category:Types|Types]]
 
* [[Category:Types|Types]]
 
[[Category:ArmA: Mission Editing| ]]
 
  
  
 
A new user mission can contain the following files:
 
A new user mission can contain the following files:
* Either a [[.SARA format|.sara]] or [[.INTRO format|.intro]] format file.
 
 
* A [[Overview.html]] file which will appear on the notebook before you start a mission for Single player missions.
 
* A [[Overview.html]] file which will appear on the notebook before you start a mission for Single player missions.
 
* A [[Briefing.html]] file displays a synopsis of what to do to complete the mission.
 
* A [[Briefing.html]] file displays a synopsis of what to do to complete the mission.
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The [[ArmA:_Mission_Editor|Official ArmA mission editor]] can be used to build or modify [[.SARA format|.sara]] and [[.INTRO format|.intro]] files.
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Introduction to mission editing

The mission files are found in specific folders you will need know the location to add additional files such as the briefings, and or scripts. There are some 3rd party tools that can assist you while your mission editing. (See [ArmA:_Community_Tools#Script_Editing|Scripting Tools]]

Available scripting commands can be found on these pages:


A new user mission can contain the following files:

  • A Overview.html file which will appear on the notebook before you start a mission for Single player missions.
  • A Briefing.html file displays a synopsis of what to do to complete the mission.
  • A Description.ext file which allows you to define many things in your mission.