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Revision as of 10:09, 6 July 2007

Introduced with Operation Flashpoint version 1.00
  Effects of this scripting command are not broadcasted over the network and remain local to the client the command is executed on

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Introduced in

Game:
Operation Flashpoint
Version:
1.00

Description

Description:
Outputs a hint message on the left upper corner of the screen together with a ding sound (in OFP, no sound is played in ArmA). The text may contain several lines.

Syntax

Syntax:
hint text
Parameters:
text: String - the message to write on the screen may consist of any characters. \n indicates a line break.
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
hint "Press W to move forward. \nPress S to move backwards."

outputs the following message:

Press W to move forward.
Press S to move backwards.
Known Problems: Avoid hint messages that exceed the screen, as this may lead to crashes.

Additional Information

Multiplayer:
-
See also:
hintChintCadethintC arrayhintC structuredTexthintC text

Notes

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Notes

ArmAtec
Hint can be used with formatting like this:
hint format["Hello %1",player]
pyro05x
To remove the hint box from the screen, pass a null string ("") to the command.
hint ""

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