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Revision as of 16:48, 29 June 2014

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Description

Description:
Repeat Code while condition is true.
Groups:
Uncategorised

Syntax

Syntax:
while condition
Parameters:
condition: Code
Return Value:
While Type

Examples

Example 1:
while { a < b } do { a = a + 1 };
Example 2:
A practical example: Repair all members of a group to such a level that they are able to stand up: { while { (not canStand _x) and (alive _x) } do { _x setDammage (getDammage _x) - 0.01; }; } forEach units group unitname;

Additional Information

See also:
Control StructureswaitUntilfor dofor forspec

Notes

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Notes

Posted on May 14, 2008
Kronzky
The boolean code that's used to evaluate the while condition can be preceded by code that executes a regular command.
e.g. while {_a=_a+1; _a<10} do {...}

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