getMissionPath

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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:
// would return 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:
// would return e.g "C:\Users\Username\Documents\Arma 3\missions\MissionName.Altis\" with the trailing \ private _root = getMissionPath "";

Additional Information

See also:
missionConfigFileplaySound3DdrawIcon3DcreateSimpleObjectdescription.ext

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