getPosASL

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Introduced with Armed Assault version 1.001.00
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Description

Description:
Returns the object position height above sea level.

Syntax

Syntax:
Array = getPosASL object
Parameters:
object: Object
Return Value:
Array - format PositionASL

Examples

Example 1:
_AslPosn=getPosASL player
Example 2:
hint format["position above sea level: %1",(getPosASL player) select 2]

Additional Information

See also:
See also needed
Groups:
Uncategorised

Notes

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Notes

Posted on 23 Feb, 2007
Dr_Eyeball
getPosASL obj select 2 might sometimes return the vertical position above sea level, but over land for stacked objects, it returns the vertical position above the object beneath it or at least affected by this offset. The same problem exists for getPos. There was a discussion thread in the BIS forums which suggested the use of the command modelToWorld instead to get around this issue where an absolute vertical position is required. ArmA Ver 1.02.

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