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- 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.
- 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."
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.
Hint can be used with formatting like this:
hint format["Hello %1",player]
- To remove the hint box from the screen, pass a null string ("") to the command.
- hint happily accepts structured text (images are ignored):
hint parseText "<t color='#ff0000' size='1.2' shadow='1' shadowColor='#000000' align='center'>TITLE</t><br/>Bla bla bla bla bla...";(Tested with 1.14 and 1.15 beta)