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- Posted on December 20, 2006 - 19:53
- Sleep suspends both SQF functions and SQF scripts. In functions, the calling script is still in suspension due to waiting for a return from the call command. The game engine will continue, however. See Function for more detail.
- Posted on February 12, 2007 - 20:16
- Sleep durations between .0005 and .02 will cause the same delay (roughly .02 seconds).
Delays of .0005 and less have no effect (ie, the sleep call will return immediately).
- The comment above is a little misleading. The game engine appears to work by processing frames and then checking to see whether scripts are available to execute. Sleep causes the script/function to be suspended until at least the specified time has elapsed. To wait for the next frame, or give other scripts a chance to run, use Sleep 0.001.
- Posted on July 16, 2007 - 00:13
- Use of sleep within compiled SQF scripts/functions is not possible in ArmA v1.08. It will return an error Generic error in expression, whenever you try to call such function. In order to make use of delays like this, use exec, execVM, spawn.