terrainIntersect

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Description

Description:
Checks for intersection of terrain between two AGL positions. Returns true if intersects with terrain. For ASL variant see terrainIntersectASL.
Groups:
Math - Geometry

Syntax

Syntax:
terrainIntersect [start, end]
Parameters:
start: Array format PositionAGL - start position
end: Array format PositionAGL - end position
Return Value:
Boolean

Examples

Example 1:
_intersects = terrainIntersect [getPos player, getPos chopper];
Example 2:
_intersects = terrainIntersect [position player, position enemy1];

Additional Information

See also:
terrainIntersectAtASL lineIntersectsSurfaces intersect lineIntersects lineIntersectsWith terrainIntersectASL lineIntersectsObjs checkVisibility

Notes

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Lou Montana
Posted on May 31, 2012 - 10:40 (UTC)
Please note the difference:
  • terrainIntersect
  • terrainIntersectASL
  • lineIntersects
  • lineIntersectsWith
  • lineIntersectsObjs
  • intersect
Rocket
Posted on Jun 01, 2012 - 15:55 (UTC)
This command is CPU intensive on the engine, be careful with its use.
Dwarden
Posted on Jun 23, 2012 - 17:15 (UTC)
This command was changed to ATL and counterpart for ASL was added in build 94049.