setGroupId

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Introduced with Operation Flashpoint version 1.00
  Arguments of this scripting command don't have to be local to the client the command is executed onEffects 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:
Sets a group's identity, how it will be displayed in chat, for example. The identity setup consists of format keywords (marked with %) and param keywords taken from CfgWorlds config. Basically it is like format command but with some special group keywords. For Arma 3 possible values are:

%GroupSquad
  • "Squad1" -> 1
  • "Squad2" -> 2
  • "Squad3" -> 3
  • "Squad4" -> 4
%GroupPlatoon
  • "Platoon1" -> 1
  • "Platoon2" -> 2
  • "Platoon3" -> 3
  • "Platoon4" -> 4
%GroupCompany
  • "CompanyAlpha" -> Alpha
  • "CompanyBravo" -> Bravo
  • "CompanyCharlie" -> Charlie
  • "CompanyDelta" -> Delta
  • "CompanyEcho" -> Echo
  • "CompanyFoxtrot" -> Foxtrot
  • "CompanyGolf" -> Golf
  • "CompanyHotel" -> Hotel
  • "CompanyIndia" -> India
  • "CompanyKilo" -> Kilo
  • "CompanyLima" -> Lima
  • "CompanyMike" -> Mike
  • "CompanyNovember" -> November
  • "CompanyOscar" -> Oscar
  • "CompanyPapa" -> Papa
  • "CompanyQuebec" -> Quebec
  • "CompanyRomeo" -> Romeo
  • "CompanySierra" -> Sierra
  • "CompanyTango" -> Tango
  • "CompanyUniform" -> Uniform
  • "CompanyVictor" -> Victor
  • "CompanyWhiskey" -> Whiskey
  • "CompanyXray" -> X-Ray
  • "CompanyYankee" -> Yankee
  • "CompanyZulu" -> Zulu
%GroupNames
  • "Alpha" -> Alpha
  • "Bravo" -> Bravo
  • "Charlie" -> Charlie
  • "Delta" -> Delta
  • "Echo" -> Echo
  • "Foxtrot" -> Foxtrot
  • "Golf" -> Golf
  • "Hotel" -> Hotel
  • "November" -> November
  • "Kilo" -> Kilo
  • "Yankee" -> Yankee
  • "Zulu" -> Zulu
  • "Two" -> Two
  • "Three" -> Three
  • "Buffalo" -> Buffalo
  • "Guardian" -> Guardian
  • "Convoy" -> Convoy
  • "Fox" -> Fox
%GroupColors
  • "GroupColor1" -> Black
  • "GroupColor2" -> Red
  • "GroupColor3" -> Green
  • "GroupColor4" -> Blue
  • "GroupColor5" -> Yellow
  • "GroupColor6" -> Orange
  • "GroupColor7" -> Pink
  • "GroupColor0" ->
  • "Six" -> Six

Syntax

Syntax:
group setGroupId [nameFormat, nameParam1, ...]
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
Arma 3:group player setGroupId ["%GroupNames :=: %GroupColors","Alpha","GroupColor2"]; hint groupId group player; //"Alpha :=: Red" player sideChat "lalala"; //Alpha :=: Red (KK): "lalala"
Example 2:
OFP:_group1 setGroupId ["Delta","GroupColor4"]
Example 3:
ArmA / ArmA 2:_group1 setGroupId ["Assault Squad"]

Additional Information

Multiplayer:
-
See also:
groupIdgroup

Notes

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Notes

In OFP, group ID format must be [letter, color, picture] or [letter, color]. Letter is one of:
  • "Alpha"
  • "Bravo"
  • "Charlie"
  • "Delta"
  • "Echo"
  • "Foxtrot"
  • "Golf"
  • "Hotel"
  • "Kilo"
  • "Yankee"
  • "Zulu"
  • "Buffalo"
  • "Convoy"
  • "Guardian"
  • "November"
  • "Two"
  • "Three"
  • "Fox"
Colour may be one of the following:
  • "GroupColor0" - (Nothing)
  • "GroupColor1" - Black
  • "GroupColor2" - Red
  • "GroupColor3" - Green
  • "GroupColor4" - Blue
  • "GroupColor5" - Yellow
  • "GroupColor6" - Orange
  • "GroupColor7" - Pink
  • "Six" - Six
Posted on August 4, 2006 - 11:01
hardrock
Notes from before the conversion: Note that this command does not name the group. To call a group "grp1", for example, write this in the init field of the group leader: grp1 = group this
Posted on December 9, 2006 - 12:20
Mondkalb
Selfdefined Callsigns: In Armed Assault you're able to define the callsignletter by yourself. This can be for example "Fireteam", or "Specialforces". this setgroupId ["Attackteam"]
Ceeeb
In OFP v1.96, the radio callsign strings for a mission can be redefined by creating a stringtable.csv in the mission folder. All string names except FOX can be found within the main stringtable.csv. Note "SIX" has a string suggesting it is a groupname, although the engine uses it as a colour. Some examples of the string names : STR_CFG_GRPNAMES_ALPHA, STR_CFG_GRPNAMES_FOX, STR_CFG_GRPCOL_BLACK, STR_CFG_GRPNAMES_SIX, STR_CFG_FIREFLYBASE, STR_CFG_PAPABEAR, STR_CFG_HQ_BASE, STR_CFG_HQ_BASE.

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