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Description

Description:
Returns the text of a control of the currently active user dialog. This command can be used on static texts, buttons, edit lines and active texts as well as for images, where it returns the image path. Does not work on HTML control and returns empty string "". Since Arma 3 v2.05.147765 supported control types are:
Groups:
GUI Control

Syntax

Syntax:
ctrlText idc
Parameters:
idc: Number - control ID
Return Value:
String - The text or image path is returned, dependent on the control type

Alternative Syntax

Syntax:
ctrlText controlName
Parameters:
controlName: Control
Return Value:
String - The text or image path is returned, dependent on the control type

Examples

Example 1:
_text = ctrlText 100;
Example 2:
_text = ctrlText _control;

Additional Information

See also:
ctrlTextSecondaryctrlSetTextArma: GUI Configuration

Notes

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