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<dd class="notedate">Posted on 17 Oct, 2009
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<dd class="notedate">Posted on July 4, 2015 - 22:01 (UTC)
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<dt class="note">[[User:SnowSky|SnowSky]]
Arma 2: v1.04: Usage creates report log message: "''MicroAI: Command findCover not implemented (<unit id>)''"<br>
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<dd class="note">An alternative function in Arma 3 might be [[BIS_fnc_findSafePos]]
  
 
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OA: v1.57: Still non functional.
 
 
 
 
 
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CO: v1.59: Still non functional.
 
 
 
 
 
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Arma 3: Still non functional.
 
 
 
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Revision as of 15:57, 5 April 2018

Introduced with Armed Assault version 1.001.00
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Description

Description:
Returns the object around where the unit finds cover. The minDist, visibilityPosition and ignoreObject parameters are optional. Command is not functional since Arma 2.
This function is no longer available in Arma 2.
This function is no longer available in Arma 3.

Syntax

Syntax:
object findCover [position, hidePosition, maxDist, minDist, visibilityPosition, ignoreObject]
Parameters:
object: Object
[position, hidePosition, maxDist, minDist, visibilityPosition, ignoreObject]: Array
position: Array - format Position
hidePosition: Array - format getHideFrom. Position of that which the unit should hide from
maxDist: Number
minDist: Number (Optional)
visibilityPosition: Array - format Position (Optional) used to select cover that unit can see in that direction from
ignoreObject: Object (Optional) Ignore this object in visibility check
Return Value:
Object

Examples

Example:
Example needed

Additional Information

See also:
getHideFromsetHideBehindisHidden

Notes

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Notes

Posted on July 4, 2015 - 22:01 (UTC)
SnowSky
An alternative function in Arma 3 might be BIS_fnc_findSafePos

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