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Only available in Development branch(es) until its release with Arma 3 patch v2.08.


Draws a laserbeam and a lightpoint at the impact location of the laser.
Command has to be executed each frame. Use addMissionEventHandler "Draw3D" which is executed each frame.
Lasers drawn with this command are subject to the same limitations as weapon attachment lasers as set in the CfgIRLaserSettings config class.


drawLaser [sourcePos, direction, color, thickness, dotSize, isIR]
sourcePos: PositionASL - World position of the Laser Source
direction: Array - Direction vector along which the Laser will shine
color: Array - RGB color of the laserbeam and impact dot
color: Number - Thickness of the laser beam. If set to 0 the beam will not render.
dotSize: Number - Size of the impact dot. If set to 0 the impact dot will not render.
isIR (Optional, default: true): Number - Whether the Laser and impact dot are only visible in Nightvision/Thermal Imaging
Return Value:


Example 1:
onEachFrame {drawLaser [[[eyePos]] player vectorAdd [0,0,0.1], getCameraViewDirection player, [1000,0,0], 20, 5, false]}; // Gives player a laser eye

Additional Information

See also:
drawIcon3D drawLine3D


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