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Reads and processes the content of the specified file. Preprocessor is C-like, supports comments using // or /* and */ and macros defined with #define.
Due to the hard-drive access this command executes (and the lack of caching) this command should not be used in time-critical script loops.
- Example 1:
- See also:
- preprocessFileLineNumbersloadFileFunctionSQF syntaxcallspawnexecVMPreProcessor Commands
- Posted on March 4, 2008
- File path is always relative to mission directory. If script dir\a.sqf includes dir\b.sqf, use "dir\b.sqf" and not "b.sqf".
- Posted on July 8, 2011
- Use preprocessFileLineNumbers instead as it provides more context information on error.
- Posted on December 17, 2013
- The main difference between preprocessFile and preprocessFileLineNumbers is that the latter adds #line directive to the target file, which allows to log the __LINE__ error happened at and the __FILE__ error happened in.