BIS_fnc_moduleCoverMap

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Introduced with Arma 3 version 1.00
  Effects of this scripting function are broadcasted over the network and happen on every computer in the network

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Introduced in

Game:
Arma 3
Version:
1.00

Description

Description:
Covers the map except a defined area to highlight the area of operation. Works on dedicated server. This function was designed to be used by the Modules framework, but it can also be used with module. The effect does not move with the centerObject.

It's essential for the function to work that centerObject has the variable objectArea defined.
centerObject setVariable ["objectArea",[sizeX,sizeY,rotation]]
  • centerObject Object - Object which is used as center
  • sizeX: Number - Length in x in meters
  • sizeY: Number - Length in y in meters
  • roation: Number - Rotation of the rectangle in degree
BIS fnc moduleCoverMap.jpg

Syntax

Syntax:
[centerUnit,units,init] call BIS_fnc_moduleCoverMap
Parameters:
centerUnit: Object - Object which is used as center
units: Array - Not used inside the function
init: Boolean - True to create cover map effect, false to remove all markers and destroy the effect
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
centerObject setVariable ["objectArea",[1000,1000,0,false,0]]; [_centerObject,[],true] call BIS_fnc_moduleCoverMap; //Covers the whole map except an area of 1000 m by 1000 m, can be used to dynamically change size of the area during mission

Additional Information

Execution:
call
Multiplayer:
-
See also:
showMap

Notes

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