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


while condition
condition: Code
Return Value:
While Type


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


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Posted on May 14, 2008
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.