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Revision as of 10:18, 4 August 2013

Introduced with Operation Flashpoint version1.00
  Arguments of this scripting command don't have to be local to the client the command is executed on

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Introduced in

Game:
Operation Flashpoint
Version:
1.00

Description

Description:
Returns the distance in meters between two Objects, Positions or (since VBS2 1.24) Locations.

Syntax

Syntax:
var1 distance var2
Parameters:
var1: Object, Location (since VBS2 1.24) or Array-format Position
var2 or pos2: Object, Location (since VBS2 1.24) or Array-format Position
Return Value:
Number - Distance in meters.

Examples

Example 1:
_meters=player distance _object
Example 2:
_meters=player distance [1,2,3]
Example 3:
_meters=[1,2,3] distance player

Additional Information

Multiplayer:
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See also:
distanceSqr

Notes

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Notes

Posted on Feb 14, 2007 - 12:00
Sudden Death
distance to position3D (array) doesnt work with OFP, only objects Armed Assault: position3D (array) and object works
Posted on Mar 10, 2010 - 12:00
Rommel
This returns the map distance, not the vector distance, [0,0,0] distance [0,0,1] can be >1 or <1, not exactly 1; unlike the vector math.
Posted on Aug 03, 2012 - 10:15
Igneous01
If a position in format [x, y, z] is provided for both arguments, distance also checks the z dimension as well. Ie: player distance [0,0,200] will return 200, if the player is at this position at ground/sea level.

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