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<dt class="note">'''[[User:Str|Str]]'''<dd class="note">This command must be executed after mission start. If you place it into init.sqs or init field of some unit, it will not work. Just add a little delay (~0.001) and the place the command.</dd>
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<dt class="note">'''[[User:Str|Str]]'''<dd class="note">This command must be executed after mission start. If you place it into init.sqs or init field of some unit, it will not work. Just add a little delay (~0.001) and the place the command.
 
<dt class="note">'''[[User:ArmAtec|ArmAtec]]'''<dd class="note">
 
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HintC can be used with formatting like this:
 
HintC can be used with formatting like this:
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<dt class="note">'''[[User:Worldeater|Worldeater]]'''<dd class="note">
 
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To display multiple messages after another you have to add a small delay in between. Otherwise only the first message will be displayed.
 
To display multiple messages after another you have to add a small delay in between. Otherwise only the first message will be displayed.
 
  hintC "foo"; sleep 0.1; hintC "bar";
 
  hintC "foo"; sleep 0.1; hintC "bar";
 
Without a [[sleep]] statement ''hintC'' will not suspend the script it has been called from.
 
Without a [[sleep]] statement ''hintC'' will not suspend the script it has been called from.
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Revision as of 14:34, 21 October 2011

Introduced with Operation Flashpoint version 1.001.00Effects 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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Description

Description:
Works the same way as hint, except the text is displayed in the middle of the screen. The game is paused until the player presses "Continue".

Syntax

Syntax:
hintC text
Parameters:
text: String
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
hintC "Press W to move forward"

Additional Information

See also:
hinthintCadethintC arrayhintC structuredTexthintC texthintSilent
Groups:
Uncategorised

Notes

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Notes

Str
This command must be executed after mission start. If you place it into init.sqs or init field of some unit, it will not work. Just add a little delay (~0.001) and the place the command.
ArmAtec
HintC can be used with formatting like this: HintC format["Hello %1",player]
Worldeater
To display multiple messages after another you have to add a small delay in between. Otherwise only the first message will be displayed. hintC "foo"; sleep 0.1; hintC "bar"; Without a sleep statement hintC will not suspend the script it has been called from.

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