Arma 3: Function Viewer

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The Function Viewer can be accessed through the Debug Console or Eden Editor (Menu Strip > Tools).
It's useful when searching for a specific function, copying its code, or looking at its function header.


A3 FunctionViewer Overview.png

Config File

Choose which config file should be used, can be:

  1. campaignConfigFile
  2. missionConfigFile
  3. configFile


Select the TAG the function uses. The TAG usually indicates for which project, mod or addon a function was created for. To learn more visit Functions Library.


Select the category of the function. Categories can for example be: Actions, Math or Moduls. To learn more visit Functions Library.

Function List

The functions list contains all functions of given TAG and category and is sorty alphabetically. When a function is selected, pressing CTRL + C will copy its function name to the clipboard. By pressing a letter key on the keyboard one can quickly jump to the functions which begin with that letter.


Shows the name of the function. It can be selected and copied.


Shows the path to the original function file.

Function Code

This area will show the code of the function and can be scrolled left and right or up and down. By pressing CTRL + A and CTRL + C all code can be copied to the clipboard.
Most functions how a function header at the top of the code which shows useful information about the function, its parameters and return values.

Recompile All

Pressing that button will recompile all functions. However, this button is only activated if allowFunctionsRecompile is set to one in the description.ext. Visit Description.ext/Functions Library: Recompiling for more information.

Recompile Selected

Exactly the same as point 8 with the exception that only the selected function will be recompiled.


Closes the function viewer. It can however also be closed by pressing ESC.