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<dd class="note">The boolean code that is used to evaluate the while condition can be preceded by code that executes a regular command.
 
<dd class="note">The boolean code that is used to evaluate the while condition can be preceded by code that executes a regular command.

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Description

Description:
Repeats Code while condition is true. A part of while do construct.
Groups:
Program Flow

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 {!canStand _x && alive _x} do { _x setDamage (damage _x - 0.01); }; } forEach units group unitname;

Additional Information

See also:
Control StructureswaitUntilfordo

Notes

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Posted on 2008-05-14
Kronzky
The boolean code that is used to evaluate the while condition can be preceded by code that executes a regular command. while {_a =_a + 1; _a < 10} do {...}
Posted on August 30, 2014 - 08:12 (UTC)
Killzone Kid
In non-scheduled environment, while do loop is limited to 10,000 iterations, after which it exits even if condition is still true. In scheduled environment no such limit exists.