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| Returns mission root plus the filename in a form of filepath to be used with commands requiring absolute path such as [[playSound3D]], [[drawIcon3D]], [[createSimpleObject]], etc. Any leading "\" in the filename will be stripped as the mission root includes one already.
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|descr= Returns mission root plus the filename in a form of filepath to be used with commands requiring absolute path such as [[playSound3D]], [[drawIcon3D]], [[createSimpleObject]], etc.
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Any leading "\" in the filename will be stripped as the mission root includes one already.
  
| [[getMissionPath]] filename
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|s1= [[getMissionPath]] filename
  
|p1 = filename: [[String]]
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|p1= filename: [[String]]
  
| [[String]] - absolute path
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|r1= [[String]] - absolute path
  
|x1 = <code>{{cc|would return e.g "C:\Users\Username\Documents\Arma 3\missions\MissionName.Altis\icons\myIcon.paa"}}
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|x1= <sqf>
[[private]] _path = [[getMissionPath]] "icons\myIcon.paa";
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// returns e.g "C:\Users\Username\Documents\Arma 3\missions\MissionName.Altis\icons\myIcon.paa"
[[private]] _path = [[getMissionPath]] "\icons\myIcon.paa"; {{cc|leading \ is also fine}}
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private _path = getMissionPath "icons\myIcon.paa";
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private _path = getMissionPath "\icons\myIcon.paa"; // leading \ is also fine
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|x2 = <code>{{cc|would return e.g "C:\Users\Username\Documents\Arma 3\missions\MissionName.Altis\" with the trailing \}}
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|x2= <sqf>
[[private]] _root = [[getMissionPath]] "";</code>
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// returns e.g "C:\Users\Username\Documents\Arma 3\missions\MissionName.Altis\" with the trailing \
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private _root = getMissionPath "";
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</sqf>
  
| [[missionConfigFile]], [[playSound3D]], [[drawIcon3D]], [[createSimpleObject]], [[description.ext]]
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|seealso= ‎[[missionConfigFile]], [[playSound3D]], [[drawIcon3D]], [[createSimpleObject]], [[Description.ext|description.ext]] [[playSoundUI]]
 
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Latest revision as of 08:51, 11 May 2022

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Description

Description:
Returns mission root plus the filename in a form of filepath to be used with commands requiring absolute path such as playSound3D, drawIcon3D, createSimpleObject, etc. Any leading "\" in the filename will be stripped as the mission root includes one already.
Groups:
SystemMission Information

Syntax

Syntax:
getMissionPath filename
Parameters:
filename: String
Return Value:
String - absolute path

Examples

Example 1:
// returns e.g "C:\Users\Username\Documents\Arma 3\missions\MissionName.Altis\icons\myIcon.paa" private _path = getMissionPath "icons\myIcon.paa"; private _path = getMissionPath "\icons\myIcon.paa"; // leading \ is also fine
Example 2:
// returns e.g "C:\Users\Username\Documents\Arma 3\missions\MissionName.Altis\" with the trailing \ private _root = getMissionPath "";

Additional Information

See also:
missionConfigFileplaySound3DdrawIcon3DcreateSimpleObjectdescription.ext playSoundUI

Notes

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