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| Returns a distance in meters between [[Object]]s, [[Position]]s or [[Location]]s.
 
| Returns a distance in meters between [[Object]]s, [[Position]]s or [[Location]]s.
  
<br/><br/>{{Important | If positions are supplied as arguments, the coordinates are treated as [[PositionATL]] if over the land and as [[PositionASLW]] if over the sea. If [[Position2D]] is supplied, z is assumed 0. If you need distance between two [[Position3D]] coordinates, use [[vectorDistance]]}}  
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<br><br>{{Important | If positions are supplied as arguments, the coordinates are treated as [[PositionATL]] if over the land and as [[PositionASLW]] if over the sea. If [[Position2D]] is supplied, z is assumed 0. If you need distance between two [[Position3D]] coordinates, use [[vectorDistance]]}}  
 
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<dd class="notedate">Posted on March 22, 2014
 
<dd class="notedate">Posted on March 22, 2014
<dt class="note">'''[[User:AgentRev01|AgentRev]]'''<dd class="note">When objects are supplied as arguments, distance is calculated from their model center (object modelToWorld [0,0,0]), and not the position returned by getPos/ATL/ASL.<br/>
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<dt class="note">'''[[User:AgentRev01|AgentRev]]'''<dd class="note">When objects are supplied as arguments, distance is calculated from their model center (object modelToWorld [0,0,0]), and not the position returned by getPos/ATL/ASL.<br>
 
However, this is not relevant for units, as their model center matches their world position.
 
However, this is not relevant for units, as their model center matches their world position.
  

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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.
Posted on March 22, 2014
AgentRev
When objects are supplied as arguments, distance is calculated from their model center (object modelToWorld [0,0,0]), and not the position returned by getPos/ATL/ASL.
However, this is not relevant for units, as their model center matches their world position.

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