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Hint can be used with formatting like this:
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Revision as of 11:31, 28 January 2007

Introduced with Operation Flashpoint version 1.001.00
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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Outputs a hint message on the left upper corner of the screen together with a clinging sound. The text may contain several lines.


hint text
text: String - the message to write on the screen may consist of any characters. \n indicates a line break.
Return Value:


Example 1:
hint "Press W to move forward. \nPress S to move backwards. \n\nUse the mouse to turn right or left."

outputs the following message:

Press W to move forward.
Press S to move backwards.

Use the mouse to turn right or left.
Known Problems Avoid hint messages that exceed the screen, as this may lead to crashes.

Additional Information

See also:
hintChintCadethintC arrayhintC structuredTexthintC text


Only post proven facts here. Report bugs on the feedback tracker. Use the Talk page or the Forums for discussions.


Hint can be used with formatting like this: Hint format["Hello %1",player]

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