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For a smooth transition use [[playMove]]. This command must be executed after mission start. If you place it into init.sqs or in the Init field of some unit, it will not work. Just add a little delay (~0.001) and then place the command.
 
For a smooth transition use [[playMove]]. This command must be executed after mission start. If you place it into init.sqs or in the Init field of some unit, it will not work. Just add a little delay (~0.001) and then place the command.
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In some cases the movement won't stay. I.e. AI hostages that put their hands behind their heads (_hostage [[switchMove]] "AmovPercMstpSsurWnonDnon") won't hold their hands up, unless you first use [[disableAI]] "autoTarget" on them. They mostly put their hands down because they 'noticed' unknown objects.
 
In some cases the movement won't stay. I.e. AI hostages that put their hands behind their heads (_hostage [[switchMove]] "AmovPercMstpSsurWnonDnon") won't hold their hands up, unless you first use [[disableAI]] "autoTarget" on them. They mostly put their hands down because they 'noticed' unknown objects.
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<dd class="notedate">Posted on August 03, 2008 - 22:43</dd>
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<dd class="notedate">Posted on August 03, 2008 - 22:43
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This command will not cause an [[ArmA:_Event_Handlers#AnimChanged|AnimChanged]] or [[ArmA:_Event_Handlers#AnimDone|AnimDone]] event. However, [[playMove]] will.
 
This command will not cause an [[ArmA:_Event_Handlers#AnimChanged|AnimChanged]] or [[ArmA:_Event_Handlers#AnimDone|AnimDone]] event. However, [[playMove]] will.
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Revision as of 03:56, 18 October 2011

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Description

Description:
When used on a person, the given move is started immediately (there is no transition). Use switchmove "" to switch back to the default movement if there is no transition back, otherwise the person may be stuck.
Groups:
Uncategorised

Syntax

Syntax:
person switchmove movename
Parameters:
person: Object
movename: String
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
_loon1 switchMove "FXStandDip" 

Additional Information

See also:
playActionplayActionNowplayMove
List of moves in ArmA 2
List of moves in VBS2
List of moves in Armed Assault
List of moves in Operation Flashpoint: Resistance

Notes

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Notes

For a smooth transition use playMove. This command must be executed after mission start. If you place it into init.sqs or in the Init field of some unit, it will not work. Just add a little delay (~0.001) and then place the command.
Posted on March 25, 2007 - 23:48
Hurricane
In some cases the movement won't stay. I.e. AI hostages that put their hands behind their heads (_hostage switchMove "AmovPercMstpSsurWnonDnon") won't hold their hands up, unless you first use disableAI "autoTarget" on them. They mostly put their hands down because they 'noticed' unknown objects.
Posted on August 03, 2008 - 22:43
Killswitch
This command will not cause an AnimChanged or AnimDone event. However, playMove will.

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