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!a
Operand types: a: Boolean Type of returned value: Boolean Description: not a Example: !true , result is false Category: Default

grp1 != grp2
Operand types: grp1: Group grp2: Group Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two groups are different. If either of them is grpNull, true is returned. Example: group player != group soldierOne Category: OFP

a != b
Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Boolean Description: a is not equal to b Example: counter != 4 Category: Default

location1 != location2
Operand types: location1: Location

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location2: Location Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two locations are different. If either of them is null, true is returned. Category: Location

a != b
Operand types: a: String b: String Type of returned value: Boolean Description: a is not equal to b (case insensitive) Example: nameOfPlayer != "John Doe" Category: Default

text1 != text2
Operand types: text1: Structured text text2: Structured text Compatibility: Version 2.01 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two structured text values are different. Category: OFP

side1 != side2
Operand types: side1: Side side2: Side Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two side values are different. Example:

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side player != west Category: OFP

control1 != control2
Operand types: control1: Control control2: Control Compatibility: Version 2.50 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two controls are different. Category: OFP PC

task1 != task2
Operand types: task1: Task task2: Task Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two tasks are different. Category: Identity

obj1 != obj2
Operand types: obj1: Object obj2: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two objects are different. If either of them is objNull, true is returned. Example: vehicle player != player Category: OFP

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display1 != display2
Operand types: display1: Display display2: Display Compatibility: Version 2.50 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two displays are different. Category: OFP PC

config1 != config2
Operand types: config1: Config config2: Config Compatibility: Version 2.58 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two config entries are different. Category: OFP PC

a%b
Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The remainder of a divided by b. Note that the remainder is calculated in the real domain. Example: 4.5 % 3 , result is 1.5 Category: Default

a && b
Operand types: a: Boolean b: Boolean

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Type of returned value: Boolean Description: a and b Example: alive player && alive leader player Category: Default

a*b
Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: a multiplied by b Example: iCounter*3 Category: Default

+a
Operand types: a: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: unary plus: returns a Example: +4 , result is 4 Category: Default

+a
Operand types: a: Array Type of returned value: Array Description: unary plus: returns a copy of the array

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Example: + [0, 1, 2] , result is [0, 1, 2] Category: Default

a+b
Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: a plus b Example: counter + 1 Category: Default

arrayA + arrayB
Operand types: arrayA: Array arrayB: Array Type of returned value: Array Description: arrayA and arrayB are concatenated. Example: [0, 1, 2] + [1, 2, 3] , result is [0, 1, 2, 1, 2, 3] Category: Default

stringA + stringB
Operand types: stringA: String stringB: String Type of returned value: String Description: stringA and stringB are concatenated. Example: "I" + " am" + " blind" , result is "I am blind"

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Category: Default

-a
Operand types: a: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: unary minus: zero minus a Example: - - 3 , result is 3 Category: Default

a-b
Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: a minus b Example: counter - 1 Category: Default

arrayA - arrayB
Operand types: arrayA: Array arrayB: Array Type of returned value: Array Description: All elements in arrayB are removed from arrayA. Example: [0, 1, 2, 4, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5] - [1, 2, 3] , result is [0, 4, 0, 4, 5] Category: Default

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a/b
Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: a divided by b Example: enemyStrenght/3 Category: Default

config / name
Operand types: config: Config name: String Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Config Description: Returns subentry of config entry with given name (alias for >>). Example: configFile / "CfgVehicles" Category: OFP PC

a:b
Operand types: a: Switch Type b: Code Type of returned value: Nothing Description: see switch Category: Default

a<b
Operand types: a: Number

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Type of returned value: http://www.arma2. Category: OFP PC control1 == control2 Operand types: control1: Control control2: Control Compatibility: Version 2.50 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 9 of 415 b: Number Type of returned value: Boolean Description: a lesser than b Example: counter < 4 Category: Default a <= b Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Boolean Description: a lesser or equal than b Example: player distance redCar <= 100 Category: Default display1 == display2 Operand types: display1: Display display2: Display Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two displays are equal.50 required.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .

com/comref/full. Example: side player == west Category: OFP obj1 == obj2 Operand types: obj1: Object obj2: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two objects are the same.58 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 10 of 415 Boolean Description: Checks whether two controls are equal. false is returned. http://www.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: player == leader player Category: OFP config1 == config2 Operand types: config1: Config config2: Config Compatibility: Version 2. If either of them is objNull. Category: OFP PC side1 == side2 Operand types: side1: Side side2: Side Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two side values are equal. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two config entries are equal.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 11 of 415 Category: OFP PC task1 == task2 Operand types: task1: Task task2: Task Compatibility: Version 2. false is returned.92 required. Example: group player == group soldierOne Category: OFP a == b http://www.arma2. Category: OFP grp1 == grp2 Operand types: grp1: Group grp2: Group Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two groups are the same. Category: Identity text1 == text2 Operand types: text1: Structured text text2: Structured text Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two tasks are equal. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two structured text values are equal.01 required. If either of them is grpNull.

false is returned.html 7/11/2010 .arma2.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 12 of 415 Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Boolean Description: a equal to b Example: counter == 4 Category: Default location1 == location2 Operand types: location1: Location location2: Location Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two locations are the same. If either of them is null. Category: Location a == b Operand types: a: String b: String Type of returned value: Boolean Description: a equal to b (case insensitive) Example: nameOfPlayer == "John Doe" Category: Default a>b Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Boolean Description: http://www.

arma2. Type of returned value: Config Description: Returns subentry of config entry with given name.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 13 of 415 a greater than b Example: counter > 4 Category: Default a >= b Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Boolean Description: a greater or equal than b Example: player distance redCar < 100 Category: Default config >> name Operand types: config: Config name: String Compatibility: Version 2.35 required. Example: configFile >> "CfgVehicles" Category: OFP PC a^b Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: a raised to the power of b http://www.html 7/11/2010 .

arma2. Category: OFP acos x http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 14 of 415 Example: count^4 Category: Default a || b Operand types: a: Boolean b: Boolean Type of returned value: Boolean Description: a or b Example: !alive player || !alive leader player Category: Default abs x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The absolute value of x.html 7/11/2010 . result is 3 Category: Default accTime Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current time acceleration factor. Example: abs -3 .com/comref/full.

maxKeys]: String or Array http://www. Example: acos 0. param1. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns a list of dikCodes of buttons assigned to the given user action.arma2. maxKeys] Operand types: action or [action.01 required. Example: array = actionKeys "ReloadMagazine" Category: OFP actionKeysImages action or [action. param3 are type specific. the result is in degrees.html 7/11/2010 . result is 60 Category: Default unit action action Operand types: unit: Object action: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Makes the unit peform an action. Example: soldierOne action ["eject". target. target defaults to unit and param1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 15 of 415 Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The arccosine of x. param2. Only type is required. vehicle soldierOne] Category: OFP actionKeys action Operand types: action: String Compatibility: Version 2.5 .com/comref/full. The format of action can be [type. param3]. param2.

com/comref/full. . A maximum of maxKeys keys is listed. You can find the action names in config class ControllerSchemes.32 required.html 7/11/2010 ... A maximum of maxKeys keys is listed.. The list of active addons is initialized during this function.01 required.] Operand types: [addon1.01 required. Example: activateAddons ["BISOFP"] Category: OFP activateKey keyName http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 16 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2.. Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Returns a list of button images or names assigned to the given user action. maxKeys]: String or Array Compatibility: Version 2. You can find the action names in config class ControllerSchemes. . maxKeys] Operand types: action or [action.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Activates the listed addons. Example: text = actionKeysImages "ReloadMagazine" Category: OFP actionKeysNames action or [action. Example: list = actionKeysNames "ReloadMagazine" Category: OFP activateAddons [addon1.]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns a list of button names assigned to the given user action.

keysLimit and doneKeys in the description. value1. hideOnUse. condition)]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Category: Editor http://www.].BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 17 of 415 Operand types: keyName: String Compatibility: Version 2. showWindow. script filename(. priority. value1. subtype class]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Subtype class is optional. Example: activateKey "M04" Category: OFP unit addAction [action. it's not. . arguments.html 7/11/2010 . shortcut. script filename(. . shortcut. The action ID should be returned.]. Type of returned value: Description: Creates an action. Type of returned value: String Description: Add an object to the editor and assign arguments. Returns the ID of the new EditorObject.ext file of the missions.06 required. arguments. priority.10 required. showWindow. See keys..com/comref/full. Create script is called with _new equal to true. use following algorithm: the first action added to the given vehicle has ID zero. subtype class] Operand types: map: Control [type.arma2. but due to a bug.. the next vehicle has ID one. Example: player addAction ["Hello". etc.. [name1. hideOnUse. [name1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Activates the given key for the current user profile. To determine the action ID.92 required. "hello.. condition)] Operand types: unit: Object [action. The keys are used to unlock missions or campaigns.sqs"] Category: OFP map addEditorObject [type.

Check scripting topic Event handlers for more information. The index of the currently added handler is returned.ofsetY]] Category: OFP unit addLiveStats score Operand types: unit: Object score: Number Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .arma2.[offsetX. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Xbox Live MP only: adds score to the Xbox Live Statistics score for the given unit (or the commander unit of the given vehicle). Example: http://www.85 required. Type of returned value: Description: The format of handler is [type. Example: player addEventHandler ["killed".command]. Returns icon ID Example: id = group addGroupIcon["b_inf".10 required.sqs"}] Category: OFP group addGroupIcon properties Operand types: group: Group properties: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.{_this exec "playerKilled. Type of returned value: Number Description: Add icon to a group.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 18 of 415 object addEventHandler handler Operand types: object: Object handler: Array Compatibility: Version 1.

When doing so. 10] Category: OFP addMagazinePool Compatibility: Version 1. for example by adding 20 grenades. Example: player addMagazine "M16" Category: OFP unit addMagazineCargo magazines Operand types: unit: Object magazines: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds magazines to the weapon cargo space. Category: Resistance http://www. This is used for infantry weapons.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 19 of 415 player addLiveStats 10 Category: OFP unit addMagazine weaponName Operand types: unit: Object weaponName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds a magazine to the unit.com/comref/full. The format of magazines is [magazineName. count].75 required. Example: rearmTruckOne addMagazineCargo ["M16". application behaviour is undefined. For magazineName values see CfgWeapons.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds count magazines of type name into the weapon pool (used in the campaign to transfer weapons to the next mission). Note: you may create invalid combinations by using this function.

priority]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Creates a new menu item.arma2.com/comref/full.command. Example: "alarm" addPublicVariableEventHandler {_this execVM "alarm.command. index is index as returned from addMenu command. Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds a new menu button. Category: Editor name addPublicVariableEventHandler code Operand types: name: String code: Code Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Create an event handler for given variable.92 required.92 required.text.priority] Operand types: map: Control [menu or index. Category: Editor map addMenuItem [menu or index. Priority is optional. priority is optional and determines where in the menu the item will reside (higher priority items first).priority] Operand types: map: Control [text.text. The event handler will be executed when some client in MP exports a variable using publicVariable on all clients except the publishing one.html 7/11/2010 .priority]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.sqf"} Category: OFP unit addRating number http://www. Menu can be "file" or "view".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 20 of 415 map addMenu [text.

Example: player addScore 10 Category: OFP addSwitchableUnit person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 21 of 415 Operand types: unit: Object number: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds number to the unit rating.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. a unit is considered "renegade" and is an enemy to everyone. Example: player addRating 1000 Category: OFP unit addScore score Operand types: unit: Object score: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: MP only: adds unit score. When the rating is lower than zero. Category: OFP group addVehicle vehicle Operand types: group: Group vehicle: Object http://www.arma2.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Add a unit into the list of units available for team switch. This is usually used to reward for completed mission objectives. The rating for killed enemies and killed friendlies is adjusted automatically. This is shown in the "I" MP screen as the total score.

When doing so.com/comref/full. Note: you may create invalid combinations by using this function. Example: grp addWaypoint [position player.86 required. for example by adding two rifles. The waypoint is placed randomly in a circle with the given center and radius. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 . radius. application behaviour is undefined.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 22 of 415 Compatibility: Version 5128 required. The function returns a waypoint with format [group. index] Operand types: group: Group [center. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Tells the group it owns the vehicle now. Category: OFP group addWaypoint [center. Example: player addWeapon "AK74" Category: OFP unit addWeaponCargo weapons Operand types: unit: Object http://www. 0] Category: OFP unit addWeapon weaponName Operand types: unit: Object weaponName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds the weapon to the unit. radius. index]. radius] or [center. Type of returned value: Array Description: Adds (or inserts when index is given) a new waypoint to a group. radius] or [center.arma2.

unit. For weaponName values see CfgWeapons. result is west Category: OFP AISFinishHeal [unit.92 required. count] Operand types: [name. The format of weapons is [weaponName. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Checks a side of the airport.bool]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: rearmTruckOne addWeaponCargo ["M16".75 required.html 7/11/2010 .unit. Example: airportSide 0 .arma2. count]. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds count weapons of type name into the weapon pool (used in campaigns to transfer weapons to the next mission).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 23 of 415 weapons: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds weapons to the weapon cargo space. Category: Resistance airportSide airportId Operand types: airportId: Number Compatibility: Version 2. count]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. This is used for infantry weapons. 10] Category: OFP addWeaponPool [name.bool] Operand types: [unit. http://www.com/comref/full.

html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Array Description: Return a list of all groups. Example: AISFinishHeal [wounded.92 required. Category: Editor http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 24 of 415 Type of returned value: Nothing Description: AIS end state. Category: OFP map allow3DMode bool Operand types: map: Control bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2. Example: alive player Category: OFP allGroups Compatibility: Version 5501 required.medic.arma2.true] Category: OFP alive obj Operand types: obj: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the given person. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Allow/dissallow 3D mode.com/comref/full. vehicle or building is't dead / destroyed.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Allow/dissallow file ops (load/save etc).arma2. Category: OFP map allowFileOperations bool Operand types: map: Control bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Editor unit allowFleeing courage Operand types: unit: Object or Group courage: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www.com/comref/full.92 required. Category: OFP obj allowDammage allow Operand types: obj: Object allow: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Obsolete.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 25 of 415 obj allowDamage allow Operand types: obj: Object allow: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Obsolete.html 7/11/2010 .

com/comref/full. Example: soldierOne allowFleeing 0 Category: OFP unitArray allowGetIn allow Operand types: unitArray: Array allow: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Allows the getting in of vehicles of all units in the list. 0 means maximum courage. while 1 means always fleeing. the sooner the group will start fleeing.html 7/11/2010 . Example: player ammo "M16" Category: OFP http://www. The less courage. Category: OFP unit ammo magazine Operand types: unit: Object magazine: String Type of returned value: Number Description: Counts how many shots the unit has left for the given magazine type.arma2. unitTwo] allowGetIn false Category: OFP allUnits Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: [unitOne.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 26 of 415 Sets the group courage. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return a list of all units (all persons except agents).

arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: house animationPhase "doors1" Category: Resistance http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Process animation on object.75 required. Example: house animate ["doors1". Wanted animation phase is set to phase. Animation is defined in config file. phase] Operand types: object: Object [animation.com/comref/full. phase]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.75 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 27 of 415 a and b Operand types: a: Boolean b: Boolean Type of returned value: Boolean Description: a and b Example: alive player and alive leader player Category: Default object animate [animation. 1] Category: Resistance object animationPhase animation Operand types: object: Object animation: String Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return animation phase of animation on object.

Type of returned value: String Description: Return the name of the current primary animation. Example: asin 0.92 required. Type of returned value: Boolean http://www. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the stored value of armory points. Category: OFP asin x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The arcsine of x.00 required.com/comref/full. Category: OFP armoryPoints Compatibility: Version 5500 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 28 of 415 animationState man Operand types: man: Object Compatibility: Version 2. the result is in degrees.html 7/11/2010 .arma2.5 . result is 30 Category: Default assert codition Operand types: codition: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.

Example: player assignAsCargo tankOne Category: OFP soldier assignAsCommander vehicle Operand types: soldier: Object vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Assigns the soldier as commander of the given vehicle.arma2. http://www.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Example: player assignAsCommander tankOne Category: OFP soldier assignAsDriver vehicle Operand types: soldier: Object vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Assigns the soldier as driver of the given vehicle. halts the program.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 29 of 415 Description: Tests a condition and if the condition is false. Example: assert (_x>0) Category: Default soldier assignAsCargo vehicle Operand types: soldier: Object vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Assigns the soldier to the cargo / passenger space of the given vehicle.

html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP http://www.com/comref/full. Example: player assignAsGunner tankOne Category: OFP assignedCargo vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 30 of 415 Example: player assignAsDriver tankOne Category: OFP soldier assignAsGunner vehicle Operand types: soldier: Object vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Assigns the soldier as gunner of the given vehicle. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the list of soldiers assigned to the given vehicle as a cargo. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the soldier assigned to the given vehicle as a commander. Category: OFP assignedCommander vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 31 of 415 assignedDriver vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the soldier assigned to the given vehicle as a driver. Category: OFP assignedVehicle person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 5130 required. Type of returned value: Object Description: Return the target assigned to the vehicle.com/comref/full.92 required. Category: OFP assignedGunner vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2. Type of returned value: Object Description: http://www. Category: OFP assignedTarget vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the soldier assigned to the given vehicle as a gunner.html 7/11/2010 .

"RED". Category: OFP vehicle assignTeam team Operand types: vehicle: Object team: String Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set airport to be used by AI on getout Example: http://www.92 required. Example: soldier2 assignTeam "RED" Category: OFP airplane assignToAirport airportId Operand types: airplane: Object airportId: Number Compatibility: Version 2. "BLUE" and "YELLOW". The possible team values are: "MAIN".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 32 of 415 Return the vehicle person is assigned to. "GREEN". Category: OFP assignedVehicleRole person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 5130 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return the position in vehicle person is assigned to.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Assigns the vehicle (specifically its commander unit) to the given team.05 required.

Example: atg 1 .com/comref/full. Example: 5 atan2 3 . the result is in degrees. the result is in degrees. result is 45 Category: Default http://www. using the signs of both parameters to determine the quadrant of the returned value. The returned value is in degrees. result is 45 Category: Default x atan2 y Operand types: x: Number y: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the arctangens of x/y.0362 Category: Default atg x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The arctangens of x. Example: atan 1 .arma2. result is 59. in the range from -180 to +180.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 33 of 415 plane assignToAirport 0 Category: OFP atan x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The arctangens of x.html 7/11/2010 .

0].90 required.2. Category: Location obj attachTo [obj. offset. Type of returned value: Object Description: Return object attached to given location.html 7/11/2010 . MemPoint] Operand types: obj: Object [obj. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Attaches an object to another object. Category: Location location attachObject object Operand types: location: Location object: Object Compatibility: Version 2.90 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Attach a object to given location.hatch1] Category: OFP attackEnabled group Operand types: http://www. [0.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 34 of 415 attachedObject location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2. offset. MemPoint]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: player attachTo [car. The offset is applied to the object center unless a memory point is provided.

com/comref/full. The function can be used to create missions that are able to adapt to computer peformance. Category: OFP behaviour unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the behaviour mode of the given unit ("CARELESS". This can be used to estimate computer performance. Type of returned value: Array Description: http://www.92 required.html 7/11/2010 ."AWARE"."COMBAT" or "STEALTH").arma2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return whether leader can issue attack commands. Example: behaviour player Category: OFP benchmark Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the value of "3D performance" as it is in OFP preferences."SAFE". Example: ? benchmark>2000 : setviewdistance 2000 Category: OFP boundingBox object Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 35 of 415 group: Object or Group Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.

Nil is returned.arma2. Nil is returned. maxZ. y] Category: OFP breakOut name Operand types: name: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Breaks block out scope named 'name'. Category: Default building buildingExit index Operand types: building: Object index: Number http://www. maxY]]. Category: OFP boundingCenter object Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the position of original (loaded) center of object in model coordinates. [maxX.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 36 of 415 Returns a bounding box of given object in model coordinates space.com/comref/full. z. minY]. The result is in format [[minX. Category: Default breakTo name Operand types: name: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Breaks block to scope named 'name'. minZ. The result is in format [x.

Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the action assigned to the given button or active text. Example: _action = buttonAction _button Category: OFP PC buttonAction idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 37 of 415 Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the given indexed exit in a building. Example: building buildingPos 1 Category: OFP buttonAction control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. The returned value is in format Position. http://www. The action is any expression in this scripting language. Example: buildingExit [building.50 required.92 required. The returned value is in format Position. 1] Category: OFP building buildingPos index Operand types: building: Object index: Number Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the given indexed position in a building.arma2.

Action is any expression in this scripting language. The action is any expression in this scripting language.com/comref/full.sqs"""] Category: Resistance control buttonSetAction action Operand types: control: Control action: String Compatibility: Version 2.91 required.arma2. Example: buttonSetAction [100. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Assigns an action to the given button or active text. Example: _control buttonSetAction "player exec ""reply.50 required. The function can be used for buttons and active texts.sqs""" Category: OFP PC cadetMode http://www. "player exec ""reply.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 38 of 415 Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the action assigned to the control with id idc of the topmost user dialog. Action is any expression in this scripting language. action]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. action] Operand types: [idc. Example: _action = buttonAction 100 Category: Resistance buttonSetAction [idc. The function can be used for buttons and active texts.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Assigns an action to the control with id idc of the topmost user dialog.

Example: [1. Category: OFP call code Operand types: code: Code Compatibility: Version 1. Example: call {"x=2"} Category: Default pars call body Operand types: pars: Any body: Code Compatibility: Version 1.arma2.85 required. Argument pars is passed as _this.85 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Any Description: Executes the given code.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 39 of 415 Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns true if the mission is played in cadet mode and false in veteran mode. Type of returned value: Any Description: Executes the function body.com/comref/full.2] call {(_this select 0)+(_this select 1)} . result is 3 Category: Default camera camCommand command Operand types: camera: Object command: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Commits the prepared camera changes smoothly over time. Example: _camera camCommand "Manual on" Category: OFP camera camCommit time Operand types: camera: Object time: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Commits the camera changes smoothly over time.95 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 40 of 415 Executes a command on the given camera / actor object. the following commands can be used: "inertia on" and "inertia off". A time of zero results in an immediate change. For the "seagull" type it's one of: "landed" and "airborne".com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . For the "camera" type. A time of zero results in an immediate change. Example: _camera camCommit 5 Category: OFP camera camCommitPrepared time Operand types: camera: Object time: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _camera camCommit 5 Category: OFP camCommitted camera Operand types: camera: Object Type of returned value: Boolean http://www. The "manual on" and "manual off" commands are recognized for all types.arma2.

Its type is one of "CAMERA" or "SEAGULL".radius. Example: _camera camConstuctionSetParams [getpos player.y.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 41 of 415 Description: Checks whether the camera has finished committing.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets construction camera parameters. max above land] Operand types: camera: Object [[x.z]. Example: _camera = camCreate getPos player Category: OFP camDestroy camera Operand types: camera: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www.20] Category: OFP type camCreate position Operand types: type: String position: Array Type of returned value: Object Description: Creates a camera or an actor of the given type on the given initial position (format Position).z]. Example: camCommitted _camera Category: OFP camera camConstuctionSetParams [[x.com/comref/full. max above land]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.y.50.radius.

The format of effect is [name. "Fixed" or "FixedWithZoom".com/comref/full. Category: OFP cameraInterest entity Operand types: entity: Object Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: cameraEffect ["External".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 42 of 415 Destroys the camera. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable / disable showing of in-game UI during currently active camera effect. Name is one of: "Internal". Position is one of: "TOP". "External". "LEFT". Category: OFP http://www. "Back"] Category: OFP cameraEffectEnableHUD enable Operand types: enable: Boolean Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Category: OFP camera cameraEffect effect Operand types: camera: Object effect: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switches the camera to the given vehicle / camera. "RIGHT". "FRONT" or "BACK" ("BACK" is normally used).57 required. position]. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return camera interest for given entity.

Example: _camera camCommit 5 http://www. Category: OFP PC camera camPreload time Operand types: camera: Object time: Number Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: String Description: Return type of camera. Category: OFP cameraView Compatibility: Version 5501 required.90 required.html 7/11/2010 .56 required. Time gives timeout.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 43 of 415 cameraOn Compatibility: Version 1.95 required. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the vehicle to which the camera is attached. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Preload the scene for he prepared camera.ext entries hierarchy. zero means no (infinite) timeout. Category: OFP campaignConfigFile Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Config Description: Return root of campaign description.

92 required.1 Category: OFP camera camPrepareDir direction Operand types: camera: Object direction: Number Compatibility: Version 2. See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera bank angle. See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared. Example: _camera camPrepareBank -0.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 44 of 415 Category: OFP camPreloaded camera Operand types: camera: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Example: http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera heading.html 7/11/2010 .95 required. Example: camPreloaded _camera Category: OFP camera camPrepareBank bank Operand types: camera: Object bank: Number Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the camera has finished preloading.95 required.

Type of returned value: Nothing http://www.95 required.95 required. Prepares the camera focus blur. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: focusRange is in format [distance. See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared. Example: _camera camPrepareFocus [50.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 45 of 415 _camera camPrepareDir 150 Category: OFP camera camPrepareDive dive Operand types: camera: Object dive: Number Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.com/comref/full. See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared.blur]. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera dive angle.1 Category: OFP camera camPrepareFocus focusRange Operand types: camera: Object focusRange: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _camera camPrepareDive -0. 1] Category: OFP camera camPrepareFov fieldOfView Operand types: camera: Object fieldOfView: Number Compatibility: Version 2.95 required.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera position (format Position).1.95 required. Example: _camera camPrepareFov 0. See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared.1 Category: OFP camera camPrepareFovRange fovRange Operand types: camera: Object fovRange: Array Compatibility: Version 2.95 required.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 46 of 415 Description: Prepares the camera field of view (zoom). See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared. See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared. Example: _camera camPreparePos getPos player Category: OFP camera camPrepareRelPos position Operand types: camera: Object position: Array http://www.5] Category: OFP camera camPreparePos position Operand types: camera: Object position: Array Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _camera camPrepareFovRange [0.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera field of view range for auto zooming. 0.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera target.html 7/11/2010 . See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera position relative to the current position of the currect target (see camPrepareTarget). See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared. Example: _camera camPrepareRelPos [10. Example: _camera camPrepareTarget getPos player Category: OFP camera camPrepareTarget target Operand types: camera: Object target: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _camera camPrepareTarget player Category: OFP camera camSetBank bank http://www.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 47 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera target to a position (format Position). See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared.arma2.95 required.5] Category: OFP camera camPrepareTarget position Operand types: camera: Object position: Array Compatibility: Version 2.95 required.95 required.

html 7/11/2010 . It does not automatically commit changes.1 Category: OFP camera camSetFocus focusRange Operand types: camera: Object focusRange: Array http://www. It does not automatically commit changes. Example: _camera camSetDir 150 Category: OFP camera camSetDive dive Operand types: camera: Object dive: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the camera dive angle.1 Category: OFP camera camSetDir direction Operand types: camera: Object direction: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the camera heading. It does not automatically commit changes.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 48 of 415 Operand types: camera: Object bank: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the camera bank angle. Example: _camera camSetBank -0.arma2.com/comref/full. Example: _camera camSetDive -0.

It does not automatically commit changes. 0.5] Category: OFP camera camSetPos position Operand types: camera: Object position: Array Type of returned value: Nothing http://www. It does not automatically commit changes. Example: _camera camSetFov 0. Example: _camera camSetFocus [50.1.html 7/11/2010 .blur].1 Category: OFP camera camSetFovRange fovRange Operand types: camera: Object fovRange: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the camera field of view range for auto zooming. It does not automatically commit changes.com/comref/full. 1] Category: OFP camera camSetFov fieldOfView Operand types: camera: Object fieldOfView: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the camera field of view (zoom). Example: _camera camSetFovRange [0. Sets the camera focus blur.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 49 of 415 Type of returned value: Nothing Description: focusRange is in format [distance.arma2.

It does not automatically commit changes. http://www. It does not automatically commit changes. Example: _camera camSetPos getPos player Category: OFP camera camSetRelPos position Operand types: camera: Object position: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the camera position relative to the current position of the currect target (see camSetTarget).com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 50 of 415 Description: Sets the camera position (format Position).5] Category: OFP camera camSetTarget target Operand types: camera: Object target: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the camera target. Example: _camera camSetTarget player Category: OFP camera camSetTarget position Operand types: camera: Object position: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the camera target to a position (format Position). Example: _camera camSetRelPos [10. It does not automatically commit changes. It does not automatically commit changes.html 7/11/2010 .arma2.

73 required. Example: canFire vehicle player Category: OFP http://www.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 51 of 415 Example: _camera camSetTarget getPos player Category: OFP camTarget camera Operand types: camera: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set / clear using of night vision during cutscenes. Example: camTarget _camera Category: OFP camUseNVG set Operand types: set: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP canFire vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the given vehicle is able to fire. It does not check for ammo. only for damage.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns camera's target.html 7/11/2010 .

Category: OFP captive unit Operand types: unit: Object http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 52 of 415 canMove vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the given vehicle is able to move.arma2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if cargo of this vehicle want to get out when in combat.com/comref/full. only the damage status is checked.html 7/11/2010 . Example: canMove vehicle player Category: OFP canStand soldier Operand types: soldier: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the given soldier is able to stand up. Example: canStand player Category: OFP canUnloadInCombat vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. It does not test for fuel.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 53 of 415 Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the unit is a captive. If the unit is a vehicle.arma2.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . Example: captive player Category: OFP captiveNum unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks whether the unit is a captive. its commander is checked instead. If the unit is a vehicle. its commander is checked instead. when exception is thrown in try block Category: Default http://www. Example: captive player Category: OFP case b Operand types: b: Any Type of returned value: Switch Type Description: see switch Category: Default try-Block catch code Operand types: try-Block: Exception Type code: Code Type of returned value: Any Description: processes code.

html 7/11/2010 . Example: ceil 5.com/comref/full.arma2. Category: Resistance civilian Type of returned value: Side Description: The Civilian side.25 . Example: clearGroupIcons group http://www.56 required. Category: OFP clearGroupIcons group Operand types: group: Group Compatibility: Version 5501 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 54 of 415 ceil x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The ceil value of x. result is 6 Category: Default cheatsEnabled Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether cheats are enabled (whether the designers' version is running). Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes all icon from group.

75 required.html 7/11/2010 . Example: clearOverlay _map Category: Editor clearRadio http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clear the current overlay. Category: Resistance clearOverlay map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes all magazines from the weapon pool (this is used in campaigns to transfer weapons to the next mission). Example: clearMagazineCargo jeepOne Category: OFP clearMagazinePool Compatibility: Version 1.arma2.com/comref/full.92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 55 of 415 Category: OFP clearMagazineCargo unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes all magazines from the vehicle cargo space.

Example: clearVehicleInit soldier3 Category: OFP clearWeaponCargo unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes all weapons from the vehicle cargo space.73 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes all weapons from the weapon pool (this is used in campaigns to transfer weapons to the next mission).75 required.arma2.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 56 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clear vehicle init field. Example: clearWeaponCargo jeepOne Category: OFP clearWeaponPool Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clean up the content of radio protocol history. Category: OFP clearVehicleInit vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5154 required. http://www.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Closes the topmost user dialog as if a button with id idc was pressed. Category: Editor http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Closes the current overlay without committing. Example: closeDialog 1 Category: Resistance display closeDisplay exitcode Operand types: display: Display exitcode: Number Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Close given display.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 57 of 415 Category: Resistance closeDialog idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full.53 required. Example: _display closeDisplay IDC_OK Category: OFP PC closeOverlay map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.50 required.

Example: combatMode group player Category: OFP unit commandChat chatText Operand types: unit: Object or Array chatText: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required."GREEN". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Types text to the command radio channel.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 58 of 415 collapseObjectTree map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Note: this function only types text to the list. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Collapse the object tree. If you want the message to show on all computers.html 7/11/2010 .92 required.arma2. it does not broadcast the message. Example: collapseObjectTree _map Category: Editor combatMode grp Operand types: grp: Object or Group Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the combat mode of the given unit ("BLUE"."YELLOW" or "RED"). Example: soldierOne commandChat "Show this text" Category: OFP http://www. you have to execute it on all of them.com/comref/full.

arma2. the person is returned instead. Example: commander vehicle player Category: OFP unit commandFire target Operand types: unit: Object or Array target: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders a unit to commence firing on the given target (via the radio). If the target is objNull.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 59 of 415 commander vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the commander of the vehicle.com/comref/full. the unit is ordered to commence firing on its current target (set using doTarget or commandTarget). If the vehicle is not a vehicle. Example: soldierOne commandFire player Category: OFP unit commandFollow formationLeader Operand types: unit: Object or Array formationLeader: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders a unit to follow the given unit (via the radio). but a person.html 7/11/2010 . Example: soldierOne commandFollow player Category: OFP http://www.

position player. target] Operand types: unit(s): Object or Array [fsm name.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . player] Category: OFP PC commandGetOut unit Operand types: unit: Object or Array Compatibility: Version 2. position.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 60 of 415 unit(s) commandFSM [fsm name. target]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. position.arma2. Example: soldierOne commandFSM ["move. Category: OFP unit commandMove position Operand types: unit: Object or Array http://www.fsm". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders the unit to get out from the vehicle (via the radio).28 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders a unit to process command defined by FSM file (via the radio). Example: commandGetOut unitOne Category: OFP commandingMenu Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the name of the topmost commanding menu.53 required.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sends the message to the command radio channel. the unit will never be ready.ext file or radio protocol. The message is defined in the description. Example: soldierOne commandRadio "messageOne" Category: OFP commandStop unit Operand types: unit: Object or Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders the unit to stop (via the radio).com/comref/full.arma2.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 61 of 415 position: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders the unit to move to the given position (format Position) (via the radio). Note: the stop command is never finished. Example: soldierOne commandMove getMarkerPos "MarkerMoveOne" Category: OFP unit commandRadio radioName Operand types: unit: Object or Array radioName: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: commandStop unitOne Category: OFP unit commandTarget position Operand types: unit: Object or Array http://www.

Example: soldierOne commandTarget player Category: OFP unit commandWatch position Operand types: unit: Object or Array position: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders the unit to watch the given position (format Position) (via the radio). Example: soldierOne commandWatch player Category: OFP comment comment Operand types: comment: String Compatibility: Version 1. Example: soldierOne commandWatch getMarkerPos "MarkerMoveOne" Category: OFP unit commandWatch target Operand types: unit: Object or Array target: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders the unit to watch the given target (via the radio). Type of returned value: http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 62 of 415 position: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders the unit to target the given target (via the radio).com/comref/full.85 required.arma2.html 7/11/2010 .

arma2. Example: comment "This is a comment. call _compiled.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 63 of 415 Nothing Description: This function does nothing. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Commit the current overlay. Example: _function = "a = a + 1". It's used to create comments.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Code Description: Compile expression. Category: Default completedFSM FSM handle Operand types: FSM handle: Number Compatibility: Version 5500 required.92 required. _compiled = compile _function." Category: Default commitOverlay map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: http://www.60 required. Example: commitOverlay _map Category: Editor compile expression Operand types: expression: String Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.

. image "data\isniper. Category: OFP composeText [text1.] Operand types: [text1. . lineBreak.arma2.]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. text2.35 required. "Second line"] Category: OFP configFile Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP PC configName config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _name = configName (configFile >> "CfgVehicles") .paa".. . Type of returned value: Config Description: Return root of config entries hierarchy.html 7/11/2010 . result is "CfgVehicles" http://www. Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Creates a structured text by joining the given structured or plain texts..com/comref/full..BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 64 of 415 Boolean Description: Check whether the given FSM completes. Example: txt = composeText ["First line".01 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns name of config entry. The FSM handle is the number returned by the execFSM command. text2.35 required.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 65 of 415 Category: OFP PC controlNull Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.arma2. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the content of the (text) clipboard. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Copy the text to the clipboard. Category: OFP copyToClipboard text Operand types: text: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Nothing http://www.com/comref/full. This value is not equal to anything. including itself. Type of returned value: Control Description: A non-existing control.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP groupTo copyWaypoints groupFrom Operand types: groupTo: Group groupFrom: Group Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Category: OFP PC copyFromClipboard Compatibility: Version 5500 required.

The target group will start to process waypoints from the first one.0.com/comref/full. result is 0.35 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns count of subentries.5 Category: Default count config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2. Example: cos 60 . the argument is in degrees.1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 66 of 415 Description: Copy the chain of waypoints from source to target group. Example: _count = count (configFile >> "CfgVehicles") Category: OFP PC count array Operand types: array: Array Type of returned value: Number Description: The number of elements in the array.arma2. Example: count [0.html 7/11/2010 . result is 4 http://www. Category: OFP cos x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The cosine of x.2] .

If it's true.com/comref/full. 1. increase the count. 2. result is 2 Category: Default unit countEnemy array Operand types: unit: Object array: Array Type of returned value: Number Description: Counts how many units in the array are considered enemy by the given unit. Example: "_x > 2" count [0.html 7/11/2010 . It is calculated as follows: 1) Set the count to 0. 1. Example: player countEnemy list triggerOne Category: OFP unit countFriendly array Operand types: unit: Object array: Array Type of returned value: Number Description: Counts how many units in the array are considered friendly by the given unit. 3] . 3.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 67 of 415 Category: Default condition count array Operand types: condition: Code array: Array Type of returned value: Number Description: Counts the elements in the array for which the given condition is true. Example: player countFriendly list triggerOne Category: OFP http://www. 2) For each element in the array assign an element as _x and evaluate the condition expression.arma2.

placement. For types see CfgVehicles.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 68 of 415 side countSide array Operand types: side: Side array: Array Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks how many vehicles belong to the given side. position. markers. special] http://www. Example: "Tank" countType list triggerOne Category: OFP unit countUnknown array Operand types: unit: Object array: Array Type of returned value: Number Description: Counts how many units in the array are considered unknown to the given unit. Example: player countUnknown list triggerOne Category: OFP createAgent [type. Example: west countSide list triggerOne Category: OFP typeName countType array Operand types: typeName: String array: Array Type of returned value: Number Description: Counts how many vehicles in the array are of the given type.

Special properties can be: "NONE" and "FORM". markers. The unit is placed inside a circle with this position as its center and placement as its radius. The function returns its success. placement. the description.ext file of the mission.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 69 of 415 Operand types: [type. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Creates a user dialog from the resource template name.ext file of the campaign and the globlal resource. the position of a random one is used. Example: center = createCenter East Category: OFP createDialog name Operand types: name: String Compatibility: Version 1. Example: _ok = createDialog "RscDisplayGame" Category: Resistance http://www. special]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . position. Otherwise. 0. "FORM"] Category: OFP createCenter side Operand types: side: Side Compatibility: Version 1.arma2. Type of returned value: Object Description: Creates an (independent) agent (person) of the given type (type is a name of a subclass of CfgVehicles).com/comref/full.cpp file. The class name is searched in the description. Example: agent = createAgent ["SoldierWB". []. the given position is used. If the markers array contains several marker names. position player. it creates a child dialog of the topmost user dialog. Type of returned value: Side Description: Creates a new AI center for the given side.86 required. If a user dialog already exists.89 required.50 required.

Record is selected based on given object (diary record. display name] or [subject. display name. display name. picture] Operand types: person: Object [subject. task(. text(. Type of returned value: String Description: Create a link to the section of diary given by subject. state))] Operand types: person: Object [subject. text](."] Category: Identity person createDiarySubject [subject.com/comref/full. "Kill all enemies.53 required. object. "Player"] Category: Identity person createDiaryRecord [subject. text(. text]: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. object. Example: _record = player createDiaryRecord ["diary". [title. Example: http://www. text] Operand types: [subject. Type of returned value: Number Description: Create a new subject page in a log. Example: _link = createDiarySubject ["Group". state))] or [subject. text](. task(. Type of returned value: Diary record Description: Create a new record in a log.92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 70 of 415 createDiaryLink [subject.arma2. [title. task(. display name] or [subject. state))] or [subject. player. task(. picture]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. state))]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. task or unit).html 7/11/2010 .

html 7/11/2010 . "My page"] Category: Identity parent createDisplay name Operand types: parent: Display name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: CreateGearDialog [palyer. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Create child display of given display and load from resource "name".com/comref/full. Example: _display createDisplay "RscObserver" Category: OFP PC CreateGearDialog [unit.53 required.arma2."RscDisplayGear"] Category: OFP createGroup side Operand types: side: Side Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Group Description: Creates a new AI group for the given center (side).resource]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.resource] Operand types: [unit. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Opens gear dialog for given unit. http://www.86 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 71 of 415 _index = player createDiarySubject ["myPage".

the starting position of the vehicle is guarded.90 required. sizeZ] Operand types: [type. 0]. position.86 required. http://www. If the given vehicle is valid.arma2. position]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. [0.86 required. Type of returned value: Location Description: Create location of given type with given size at given position. position] Operand types: [name. position. vehicle player] Category: OFP createLocation [type.com/comref/full. vehicle] Operand types: [side. The marker is created on all computers in a network session. Category: Location createMarker [name. sizeX. position. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds a point guarded by the given side. sizeZ]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. the position of a static object with the given id is guarded. Example: point = createGuardedPoint [East. position. otherwise the given position is guarded. sizeX. The marker name has to be unique. Type of returned value: String Description: Creates a new marker on the given position.html 7/11/2010 . If idStatic is not negative. -1. idStatic. idStatic.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 72 of 415 Example: group = createGroup East Category: OFP createGuardedPoint [side. vehicle]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.

The marker is only created on the computer where the command is called. the position of a random one is used. the given position is used. If the markers array contains several marker names. position. position player] Category: OFP map createMenu index Operand types: map: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Creates a previously added menu.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 73 of 415 Example: marker = createMarker [Marker1. placement] Operand types: [type. Example: marker = createMarkerLocal [Marker1. markers.arma2.com/comref/full.32 required. Type of returned value: Object Description: Creates a mine of the given type (type is the name of the subclass of CfgVehicles). The mine is placed inside a circle with this position as its center and placement as its http://www. placement]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. position.html 7/11/2010 . position] Operand types: [name.92 required. The marker name has to be unique. Otherwise. markers. position player] Category: OFP createMarkerLocal [name. Category: Editor createMine [type. Type of returned value: String Description: Creates a new marker on the given position. position]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.

position player. position.html 7/11/2010 . markers.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 74 of 415 radius. Example: mine = createMine ["MineMine". 0] Category: OFP parent createMissionDisplay root Operand types: parent: Display root: String Compatibility: Version 5140 required. Category: Identity createSoundSource [type. Type of returned value: Display Description: Create single missions display as a child of given display. markers. position.arma2.32 required. The mission dialog will be set to the directory given as an argument "root". []. placement] Operand types: [type. Example: _display createMissionDisplay "Tutorial" Category: OFP PC person createSimpleTask [name] or [name. placement]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Task Description: Create a new simple task (subtask of parentTask). Type of returned value: Object Description: http://www. parentTask] Operand types: person: Object [name] or [name. parentTask]: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required.com/comref/full.

. parentTask].62 required. position player.com/comref/full. the position of a random one is used. If the markers array contains several marker names. [].] Operand types: teamMember: [[type] or [type. priority.. position]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. this type must be a class name in CfgNonAIVehicles or CfgVehicles with simulation=detector. value1. special] Operand types: group: Group [type.. placement. name2.86 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 75 of 415 Creates a sound source of the given type (type is the name of the subclass of CfgVehicles). position player] Category: OFP group createUnit [type.. value2. . Example: trigger = createTrigger["EmptyDetector". the given position is used. priority.]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type is name of registered task type. parentTask]. markers. An object of the given type is created.arma2. Category: Identity createTrigger [type. name1. Example: soundSource = createSoundSource ["LittleDog". Otherwise. position. position] Operand types: [type. value1. The sound source is placed inside a circle with this position as its center and placement as its radius. name2.html 7/11/2010 . 0] Category: OFP teamMember createTask [[type] or [type. special]: Array Compatibility: http://www.. Type of returned value: Object Description: Creates a new trigger on the given position. name1. position. value2. markers. Type of returned value: Task Description: Create a new AI task (subtask of parentTask). placement.

markers. Type of returned value: Object Description: Creates a unit (person) of the given type (type is a name of a subclass of CfgVehicles) and makes it a member of the given group. Otherwise. "FLY" and "FORM". []. If the markers array contains several marker names.34 required.32 required. []. skill (Number). special] Operand types: [type. the position of a random one is used. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Creates a unit of the given type. "FLY"] Category: OFP http://www. the given position is used. The format of unitInfo is: [pos (Position).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 76 of 415 Version 2. Type of returned value: Object Description: Creates a vehicle of the given type (type is the name of the subclass in CfgVehicles). Otherwise. The unit is placed inside a circle with this position as its center and placement as its radius. 0. Their default values are "". rank (String)]. 0. placement. position. position. groupAlpha] Category: OFP createVehicle [type. 0. "FORM"] Category: OFP type createUnit unitInfo Operand types: type: String unitInfo: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Example: veh = createVehicle ["Cobra". the given position is used. Note: init.html 7/11/2010 .5.arma2. group (Group). position player. Special properties can be: "NONE" and "FORM". skill and rank are optional. the position of a random one is used. init (String).32 required.com/comref/full. markers. If the markers array contains several marker names. Example: "SoldierWB" createUnit [getMarkerPos "barracks". Special properties can be: "NONE". "PRIVATE". special]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Example: unit = group player createUnit ["SoldierWB". The vehicle is placed inside a circle with this position as center and placement as its radius. placement. position player.

Example: crew vehicle player http://www. See CfgVehicles for possible type values.arma2. a list containing only persons is returned.34 required. See CfgVehicles for possible type values.html 7/11/2010 . but person.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 77 of 415 type createVehicle pos Operand types: type: String pos: Array Compatibility: Version 1.56 required. Type of returned value: Object Description: Creates an empty vehicle of the given type.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Object Description: Creates an empty vehicle of the given type. Pos is in format Position. Pos is in format Position. Example: _tank = "M1Abrams" createVehicleLocal getmarkerpos "tankFactory" Category: OFP crew vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns all units mounted in the given vehicle. Example: _tank = "M1Abrams" createVehicle getmarkerpos "tankFactory" Category: OFP type createVehicleLocal pos Operand types: type: String pos: Array Compatibility: Version 2. If the vehicle is not a vehicle. Vehicle is not transferred through network in MP games.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 78 of 415 Category: OFP ctrlActivate control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. -2 if scrollbar not present. function]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Returns id of the handler or -1 when failed. ""] Category: OFP PC ctrlAutoScrollDelay control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Launch actions attached to given (button based) control. Type of returned value: Number Description: Add an event handler to the given control.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns number of seconds until auto-scroll starts. Example: _delay = ctrlAutoScrollDelay _control http://www. Example: ctrlActivate _control Category: OFP PC control ctrlAddEventHandler [handler name.arma2. function] Operand types: control: Control [handler name. Example: _id = _control ctrlAddEventHandler ["KeyDown".92 required.html 7/11/2010 .

Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns number of seconds to auto-scroll one line. http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Commit control animation.50 required. -1 if auto-scroll is disabled. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: True if auto-scroll should move back to start after it reach end.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 79 of 415 Category: OFP PC ctrlAutoScrollRewind control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _speed = ctrlAutoScrollSpeed _control Category: OFP PC control ctrlCommit time Operand types: control: Control time: Number Compatibility: Version 2. -2 if scrollbar not present. Example: _rewind = ctrlAutoScrollRewind _control Category: OFP PC ctrlAutoScrollSpeed control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

50 required.50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable / disable given control. false] Category: Resistance control ctrlEnable enable Operand types: control: Control enable: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. Example: _done = ctrlCommitted _control Category: OFP PC ctrlEnable [idc. Example: ctrlEnable [100.50 required.html 7/11/2010 . enable]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 80 of 415 Example: _control ctrlCommit 2 Category: OFP PC ctrlCommitted control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables / disables the control with id idc of the topmost user dialog. enable] Operand types: [idc. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if the control animation is finished.com/comref/full. http://www.

50 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns whether the control with id idc of the topmost user dialog is enabled.html 7/11/2010 .50 required. Example: _enabled = ctrlEnabled 100 Category: Resistance ctrlFade control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns whether given control is enabled. Example: _ok = ctrlEnabled _control Category: OFP PC ctrlEnabled idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current fade factor of control.com/comref/full.50 required.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 81 of 415 Example: _control ctrlEnable false Category: OFP PC ctrlEnabled control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. http://www.

Example: _map ctrlMapAnimAdd [1. the format of position is Position2D.com/comref/full. 0. The format of frame is [time. position]. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clears the map animation. http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds the next frame to the map animation. getMarkerPos "anim1"] Category: OFP PC ctrlMapAnimClear control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. zoom. Category: OFP PC ctrlMapAnimCommit control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 82 of 415 Example: _scale = ctrlFade _control Category: OFP PC map ctrlMapAnimAdd frame Operand types: map: Control frame: Array Compatibility: Version 1.arma2.92 required.92 required.1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Plays the map animation.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Changes default cursor texture ("Track".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 83 of 415 Category: OFP PC ctrlMapAnimDone control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP http://www. "Move". Category: OFP PC control ctrlMapCursor texture names Operand types: control: Control texture names: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: <map_control> ctrlMapCursor ["Track". Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the map animation has finished.92 required.arma2."Array"."customCursor"] Category: OFP ctrlMapMouseOver control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns description of map sign mouse cursor is over.com/comref/full. write empty string. default cursor texture is used. If new texture does not exist. To restore default texture. "Scroll") to custom one.

arma2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Array Description: Convert position in the map from world coordinates to screen coordinates.92 required. y] Operand types: map: Control [x. y]: Array Compatibility: Version 5127 required.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP PC ctrlParent control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP PC map ctrlMapScreenToWorld [x. Type of returned value: Array Description: Convert position in the map from screen coordinates to world coordinates.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 84 of 415 ctrlMapScale control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: http://www. Category: OFP PC map ctrlMapWorldToScreen position Operand types: map: Control position: Array Compatibility: Version 5127 required.50 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the current scale of the map control.

id] Operand types: control: Control [handler name.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 85 of 415 Display Description: Returns container of given control. y. Example: _control ctrlRemoveAllEventHandlers "KeyDown" Category: OFP PC control ctrlRemoveEventHandler [handler name. h] array. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove all even handlers from the given control.50 required. w. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the current position and size of control as [x.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _display = ctrlParent _control Category: OFP PC ctrlPosition control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. id]: Array Compatibility: http://www. Example: _pos = ctrlPosition _control Category: OFP PC control ctrlRemoveAllEventHandlers handler name Operand types: control: Control handler name: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full.arma2.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets text color of given control when control is selected. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current scale of control.50 required. 0] Category: OFP PC ctrlScale control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove a given event handler from the given control.arma2. 0. 1] Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetAutoScrollDelay delay Operand types: control: Control http://www. Example: _scale = ctrlScale _control Category: OFP PC display ctrlSetActiveColor color Operand types: display: Control color: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _control ctrlSetActiveColor [1. Example: _control ctrlRemoveEventHandler ["KeyDown". 0. Color is in format Color.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 86 of 415 Version 5501 required.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .

Example: _control ctrlSetAutoScrollSpeed 5 Category: OFP PC display ctrlSetBackgroundColor color http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 87 of 415 delay: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: _control ctrlSetAutoScrollDelay 5 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetAutoScrollRewind delay Operand types: control: Control delay: Boolean Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full. auto-scroll is disabled.arma2. Example: _control ctrlSetAutoScrollDelay 5 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetAutoScrollSpeed speed Operand types: control: Control speed: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. If speed smaller than 0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines if scroll should rewind when auto-scroll reach end. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets number of second before auto-scroll starts.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets number of second required to scroll to next line.

1] Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetEventHandler [handler name. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets given event handler of given control Example: _control ctrlSetEventHandler ["KeyDown". Example: _control ctrlSetBackgroundColor [1. 0. function]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _control ctrlSetFade 1 Category: OFP PC http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets wanted transparency for control animation. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets background color of given control. Color is in format Color.50 required. function] Operand types: control: Control [handler name.50 required. 0. ""] Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFade fade Operand types: control: Control fade: Number Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 88 of 415 Operand types: display: Control color: Array Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.arma2.54 required.

50 required. Example: ctrlSetFocus _control Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFont name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set the input focus on given control. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the main font of given control.50 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 89 of 415 ctrlSetFocus control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Example: _control ctrlSetFont "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontH1 name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H1 font of given HTML control.arma2. Example: _control ctrlSetFontH1 "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC http://www.92 required.html 7/11/2010 .

50 required. Example: _control ctrlSetFontH2B "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H1 bold font of given HTML control. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H2 bold font of given HTML control.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 90 of 415 control ctrlSetFontH1B name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2.50 required.arma2.com/comref/full.50 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H2 font of given HTML control. Example: _control ctrlSetFontH2 "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontH2B name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _control ctrlSetFontH1B "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontH2 name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2.

Example: _control ctrlSetFontH3 "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontH3B name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2.50 required. Example: _control ctrlSetFontH3B "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontH4 name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2.50 required.50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H3 font of given HTML control.arma2. Example: _control ctrlSetFontH4 "TahomaB" http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H4 font of given HTML control.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 91 of 415 control ctrlSetFontH3 name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H3 bold font of given HTML control.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 92 of 415 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontH4B name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2.50 required.50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H5 font of given HTML control.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. http://www.arma2. Example: _control ctrlSetFontH5 "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontH5B name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H5 bold font of given HTML control. Example: _control ctrlSetFontH4B "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontH5 name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H4 bold font of given HTML control.50 required.

arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H6 bold font of given HTML control. Type of returned value: Nothing http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H5 font of given HTML control.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Example: _control ctrlSetFontH6 "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontH6B name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2.50 required.50 required.50 required. Example: _control ctrlSetFontH6B "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeight height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 93 of 415 Example: _control ctrlSetFontH5B "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontH6 name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2.

arma2. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeight 0.50 required.html 7/11/2010 .05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH3 height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: http://www. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH2 0.50 required. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH1 0.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH2 height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 94 of 415 Description: Sets the main font size of given control. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H1 font size of given HTML control.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH1 height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H2 font size of given HTML control.com/comref/full.

50 required. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH4 0.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 95 of 415 Version 2. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH5 0.arma2.html 7/11/2010 .50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H5 font size of given HTML control. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H4 font size of given HTML control.com/comref/full.50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H3 font size of given HTML control.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH5 height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH4 height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH6 height Operand types: http://www. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH3 0.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 96 of 415 control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontP name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _control ctrlSetFontP "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontP height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2.50 required.com/comref/full.arma2.50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets P font size of given HTML control. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H6 font size of given HTML control.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH6 0.50 required.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontPB name http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets P font of given HTML control. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightP 0.

50 required.html 7/11/2010 . 1] Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetPosition [x. y.arma2.50 required. y. w.5] Category: OFP PC http://www. Example: _control ctrlSetForegroundColor [1. 0.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 97 of 415 Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Color is in format Color. h] Operand types: control: Control [x. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets background color of given control. Example: _control ctrlSetPosition [0. 0. 0. Example: _control ctrlSetFontPB "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC display ctrlSetForegroundColor color Operand types: display: Control color: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets P bold font of given HTML control. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets wanted position and size for control animation.5.com/comref/full. h]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.50 required. w. Width and height are optional.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets wanted scale for control animation.paa/&gt.5 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetStructuredText structured text Operand types: control: Control structured text: Structured text Compatibility: Version 2.&ltbr/&gt. text]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full. Top left corner remains same.Second line" Category: OFP PC ctrlSetText [idc.50 required. This can be used for static texts. edit lines and active texts. world"] Category: Resistance http://www.53 required. Example: _control ctrlScale 0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text that will be shown in the control with id idc of the topmost user dialog. Example: ctrlSetText [100.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set the structured text which will be displayed in structured text control. "Hello. Example: _control ctrlSetStructuredText parseText "First line&lt.html 7/11/2010 .img image=data\isniper.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 98 of 415 control ctrlSetScale scale Operand types: control: Control scale: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. text] Operand types: [idc. buttons.

html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets tooltip text of given control. 0. 1] Category: OFP PC display ctrlSetTooltip text Operand types: display: Control text: String Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 99 of 415 control ctrlSetText text Operand types: control: Control text: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _control ctrlSetText "Hello.50 required. Color is in format Color.50 required." Category: OFP PC display ctrlSetTextColor color Operand types: display: Control color: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _control ctrlSetTooltip "tooltip" http://www.arma2.com/comref/full.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets text color of given control. Example: _control ctrlSetTextColor [1. world. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text that will be shown in given control. 0.

92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets tooltip border color of given control. 0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets tooltip text color of given control. Color is in format Color. 1] Category: OFP PC display ctrlSetTooltipColorShade color Operand types: display: Control color: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Color is in format Color.html 7/11/2010 .92 required. Color is in format Color. 0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets tooltip background color of given control. 0. 1] Category: OFP PC display ctrlSetTooltipColorText color Operand types: display: Control color: Array Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. http://www. Example: _control ctrlSetTooltipColorBox [1.92 required. 0. Example: _control ctrlSetTooltipColorShade [1.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 100 of 415 Category: OFP PC display ctrlSetTooltipColorBox color Operand types: display: Control color: Array Compatibility: Version 2.

Example: _control ctrlShow false Category: OFP PC ctrlShown control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.50 required. Example: ctrlShow [100. 0. show] Operand types: [idc. true] Category: Resistance control ctrlShow show Operand types: control: Control show: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2. 0.html 7/11/2010 . 1] Category: OFP PC ctrlShow [idc.50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Shows / hides the control with id idc of the topmost user dialog. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns whether given control is shown.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 101 of 415 Example: _control ctrlSetTooltipColorText [1. show]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.arma2.50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Show / hide given control. http://www.

Example: _message = ctrlText 100 Category: Resistance ctrlType control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. edit lines and active texts.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 102 of 415 Example: _ok = ctrlShown _control Category: OFP PC ctrlText control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the text shown in given control.56 required. This can be used for static texts.50 required.arma2. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the text shown in the control with id idc of the topmost user dialog. Example: _text = ctrlText _control Category: OFP PC ctrlText idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Number Description: http://www.html 7/11/2010 .50 required. buttons.

arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 103 of 415 Returns value representing type of control.92 required.50 required.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP http://www. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns whether the control with id idc of the topmost user dialog is visible. Example: _visible = ctrlVisible 100 Category: Resistance currentCommand vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the name of the type of the currently using magazine (on the primary turret for vehicles). Category: OFP currentMagazine vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the current command type (empty string when no command). Example: _type = ctrlType _control Category: OFP PC ctrlVisible idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full.

Category: OFP currentWeapon vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5500 required.html 7/11/2010 . Category: Identity currentWaypoint group Operand types: group: Group Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Task Description: Return current task of given person. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the index of the current waypoint. Type of returned value: http://www.arma2. Category: Identity currentTasks teamMember Operand types: teamMember: Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Array Description: List all uncompleted tasks.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 104 of 415 currentTask person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.91 required.

Example: http://www.com/comref/full. If speed is not given.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 105 of 415 String Description: Return the name of the currently selected weapon (on the primary turret for vehicles).speed] or ["name".the argument uses format ["name". Example: 0 cutFadeIn 1.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP cursorTarget Compatibility: Version 5500 required. it's assumed to be one."type"]. The object can be defined in the description. Type of returned value: Object Description: This is the entity pointed to by a players cursor.0 Category: OFP cutObj effect Operand types: effect: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Object background .ext file. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Terminate the effect in the given layer and set duration of the fade out phase to the given time. Example: alive cursorTarget Category: OFP layer cutFadeOut duration Operand types: layer: Number duration: Number Compatibility: Version 5126 required."type".

"type"]. The resource can be defined in the description."type".ext file. "PLAIN"] Category: OFP layer cutRsc effect Operand types: layer: Number effect: Array Compatibility: Version 5126 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www.arma2.com/comref/full."type".html 7/11/2010 . If speed is not given. 0 is the back most. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Object background .the right argument uses format ["name". "plain"] Category: OFP layer cutObj effect Operand types: layer: Number effect: Array Compatibility: Version 5126 required. Example: cutRsc ["binocular"."type"]. it's assumed to be one. The left argument define layer in which the effect is show. The object can be defined in the description. If speed is not given. Example: 0 cutObj ["TVSet". it's assumed to be one.ext file.the argument uses format ["name".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 106 of 415 cutObj ["TVSet". "plain"] Category: OFP cutRsc effect Operand types: effect: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Resource background .speed] or ["name".speed] or ["name".

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Resource background - the right argument uses format ["name","type",speed] or ["name","type"]. If speed is not given, it's assumed to be one. The left argument define layer in which the effect is show, 0 is the back most. The resource can be defined in the description.ext file. Example: 0 cutRsc ["binocular", "PLAIN"] Category: OFP

cutText effect
Operand types: effect: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Text background - the argument uses format ["text","type",speed] or ["text","type"]. If speed is not given, it's assumed to be one. Type may be one of: "PLAIN", "PLAIN DOWN", "BLACK", "BLACK FADED", "BLACK OUT", "BLACK IN", "WHITE OUT" or "WHITE IN". Example: cutText ["", "BLACK OUT"] Category: OFP

layer cutText effect
Operand types: layer: Number effect: Array Compatibility: Version 5126 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Text background - the right argument uses format ["text","type",speed] or ["text","type"]. If speed is not given, it's assumed to be one. Type may be one of: "PLAIN", "PLAIN DOWN", "BLACK", "BLACK FADED", "BLACK OUT", "BLACK IN", "WHITE OUT" or "WHITE IN". The left argument define layer in which the effect is show, 0 is the back most. Example: 0 cutText ["", "BLACK OUT"] Category: OFP

damage object
Operand types:

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object: Object Compatibility: Version 1.50 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the object damage in a range of 0 to 1. Note: this function is identical to getDammage. Example: damage player Category: OFP

date
Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return the actual mission date and time as an array [year, month, day, hour, minute]. Category: OFP

DateToNumber date
Operand types: date: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Convert date to float number. Example: time = DateToNumber [year,month,day,hour,minute] Category: OFP

dayTime
Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the time in the world, in hours. Category: OFP

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debugLog anything
Operand types: anything: Any Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Dumps the argument's type and value to the debugging output. Example: debugLog player Category: OFP

default a
Operand types: a: Code Type of returned value: Nothing Description: see switch Category: Default

deg x
Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: Converts x from radians to degrees. Example: deg 1 , result is 57.295 Category: Default

deleteCenter side
Operand types: side: Side Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value:

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Nothing Description: Destroys the AI center of the given side. Example: deleteCenter East Category: OFP

deleteCollection object
Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 2.90 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Delete a collection. Category: OFP

map deleteEditorObject object
Operand types: map: Control object: String Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Any Description: Delete the editor object. Requires all editor object links to be removed prior. Category: Editor

deleteGroup group
Operand types: group: Group Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Destroys the given AI group. Example: deleteGroup group

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Category: OFP

deleteIdentity identityName
Operand types: identityName: String Compatibility: Version 1.75 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Deletes an identity created by saveIdentity from the campaign progress file. Example: deleteIdentity "playerIdentity" Category: Resistance

deleteLocation location
Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2.90 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Delete the given location. Category: Location

deleteMarker name
Operand types: name: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Destroys the given marker. The marker is destroyed on all computers in a network session. Example: deleteMarker "Marker1" Category: OFP

deleteMarkerLocal name

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Operand types: name: String Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Destroys the given marker. The marker is only destroyed on the computer where the command is called. Example: deleteMarkerLocal "Marker1" Category: OFP

deleteStatus statusName
Operand types: statusName: String Compatibility: Version 1.75 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Deletes a status created by saveStatus from the campaign progress file. Example: deleteStatus "playerState" Category: Resistance

deleteVehicle object
Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 1.34 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Deletes any unit or vehicle. Only vehicles inserted in the editor or created during a mission can be deleted. The player unit cannot be deleted. Example: deleteVehicle tank Category: OFP

deleteWaypoint waypoint

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Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes the waypoint. Example: deleteWaypoint [grp, 2] Category: OFP

detach obj
Operand types: obj: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Detaches an object. Example: detach player Category: OFP

diag_fps
Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns average framerate over last 16 frames. Category: OFP

diag_fpsmin
Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Number Description:

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Returns minimal framerate. Calculated from the longest frame over last 16 frames. Category: OFP

diag_frameno
Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns number of frame currently displayed . Category: OFP

diag_log anything
Operand types: anything: Any Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Dumps the argument's type and value to the report file. Example: diag_log player Category: OFP

diag_tickTime
Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Real time spent from the start of the game. Category: OFP

dialog
Compatibility: Version 1.78 required.

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arma2. Category: Identity difficultyEnabled flag Operand types: flag: String Compatibility: Version 5127 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether given subject is present in the diary of given person. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the object heading in the range of 0 to 360. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if given difficulty setting is currently enabled. For possible values of flag.50 required. Category: Resistance person diarySubjectExists name Operand types: person: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . see config class Flags in CfgDificulties. Category: OFP direction object Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 115 of 415 Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns whether a user dialog is present. Example: direction player http://www.

ext file or radio protocol.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 116 of 415 Category: OFP direction location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2. Example: soldierOne directSay "messageOne" Category: OFP unit disableAI section Operand types: unit: Object section: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Disables parts of the AI behaviour to get more control over a unit. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sends the message to the direct channel.html 7/11/2010 . Category: Location unit directSay radioName Operand types: unit: Object radioName: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: soldierOne disableAI "Move" http://www. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return direction (angle) of given location. "AUTOTARGET" (disables independed target assigning and watching of unknown targets) or "MOVE" (disables movement).com/comref/full. The message is defined in the description.90 required. Section is one of "TARGET" (disables watching assigned targets).

Implemented by the counter. After this.unlock need to be matched.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP display displayAddEventHandler [handler name. function] Operand types: display: Display http://www. so lock . This is normally used only in cutscenes to disable the player's controls. script can work with the data types which do not support serialization (UI types).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 117 of 415 Category: OFP unit disableConversation lock Operand types: unit: Object lock: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Lock / unlock the unit to using conversation. Category: Default disableUserInput disable Operand types: disable: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Disables all user input. Example: player disableConversation true Category: OFP disableSerialization Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Disable saving of script containing this command.com/comref/full.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 118 of 415 [handler name.com/comref/full. Example: _control = _display displayCtrl 101 Category: OFP PC displayNull Compatibility: Version 2. function]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Display Description: A non-existing display.50 required.html 7/11/2010 .92 required.arma2. This value is not equal to anything. Type of returned value: Number Description: Add an event handler to the given display. http://www. including itself. Category: OFP PC display displayRemoveAllEventHandlers handler name Operand types: display: Display handler name: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: _id = _display displayAddEventHandler ["KeyDown". Type of returned value: Control Description: Return child control with specified idc. Returns id of the handler or -1 when failed. ""] Category: OFP PC display displayCtrl idc Operand types: display: Display idc: Number Compatibility: Version 2.

Example: _display displayRemoveAllEventHandlers "KeyDown" Category: OFP PC display displayRemoveEventHandler [handler name.com/comref/full. ""] Category: OFP PC dissolveTeam team Operand types: team: String http://www. function] Operand types: display: Display [handler name. id]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: _control displaySetEventHandler ["KeyDown". function]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.54 required.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove a given event handler from the given display. Example: _display displayRemoveEventHandler ["KeyDown". id] Operand types: display: Display [handler name. 0] Category: OFP PC display displaySetEventHandler [handler name. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets given event handler of given display.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 119 of 415 Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove all even handlers from the given display.

arma2.05 required. "GREEN". Example: dissolveTeam "RED" Category: OFP obj1 or pos1 distance obj2 or pos2 Operand types: obj1 or pos1: Object or Array obj2 or pos2: Object or Array Type of returned value: Number Description: Computes the distance between two objects or positions. All members become members of the main team.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 120 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2. Example: player distance leader player Category: OFP location1 or pos1 distance location2 or pos2 Operand types: location1 or pos1: location2 or pos2: Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Possible team values are: "RED". Type of returned value: Number http://www. "BLUE" or "YELLOW". Category: Location distributionRegion Compatibility: Version 5129 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Dissolves the given team. Type of returned value: Number Description: Computes the distance between two locations or positions.com/comref/full.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Execute the code inside the given namespace.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Repeats the code while the condition is true. starts cycle Example: for "_x" from 20 to 10 step -2 do {.. Note: the maximum repeat count for the loop is http://www. Example: with missionNamespace do {global=global+1} Category: Default forCommand do code Operand types: forCommand: for type code: Code Type of returned value: Any Description: End of for command.arma2..code.} Category: Default while do code Operand types: while: While Type code: Code Compatibility: Version 1. Category: OFP with do code Operand types: with: With Type code: Code Compatibility: Version 5501 required.85 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 121 of 415 Description: Return the region where the game was sold (based on distribution id).com/comref/full.

html 7/11/2010 . http://www. the unit is ordered to commence firing on its current target (set using doTarget or commandTarget). Example: while "a>b" do {a=a+1} Category: Default switch do block Operand types: switch: Switch Type block: Code Type of returned value: Any Description: Switch form Example: switch (_a) do { case 1: {block}.arma2. If the condition is still true after the loop was repeated 10000 times. default {block}. the loop will be terminated and an error message is shown.com/comref/full.} Category: Default unit doFire target Operand types: unit: Object or Array target: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders a unit to commence firing on the given target (silently). Example: soldierOne doFire objNull Category: OFP unit doFollow position Operand types: unit: Object or Array position: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders a unit to follow the given unit (silently). case 2 : {block}.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 122 of 415 10000. If the target is objNull.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders a unit to get out from the vehicle (silently). target] Operand types: unit(s): Object or Array [fsm name. position. http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders a unit to process command defined by FSM file (silently). Example: doGetOut unitOne Category: OFP unit doMove position Operand types: unit: Object or Array position: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders the unit to move to the given position (format Position) (silently).com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 123 of 415 Example: soldierOne doFollow player Category: OFP unit(s) doFSM [fsm name.28 required.fsm". player] Category: OFP PC doGetOut unit Operand types: unit: Object or Array Compatibility: Version 2.53 required. position player. Example: soldierOne doFSM ["move.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . position. target]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.

html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 124 of 415 Example: soldierOne doMove getMarkerPos "MarkerMoveOne" Category: OFP doStop unit Operand types: unit: Object or Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders the unit to stop (silently). Note: the stop command is never finished. Example: doStop unitOne Category: OFP unit doTarget position Operand types: unit: Object or Array position: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders the unit to target the given target (silently). Example: soldierOne doWatch getMarkerPos "MarkerMoveOne" http://www. Example: soldierOne doTarget player Category: OFP unit doWatch position Operand types: unit: Object or Array position: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders the unit to watch the given position (format Position) (silently). the unit will never be ready.com/comref/full.arma2.

angle. a. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Draw arrow in map. position2. Category: OFP PC http://www.com/comref/full. b. fill]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.35 required. color] Operand types: map: Control [position1. Example: soldierOne doWatch player Category: OFP map drawArrow [position1. angle. fill] Operand types: map: Control [center.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP PC map drawEllipse [center.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 125 of 415 Category: OFP unit doWatch target Operand types: unit: Object or Array target: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders the unit to watch the given target (silently). b. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Draw ellipse in map.35 required. color. position2. color. a. color]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.

to. shadow]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.35 required. Category: Editor map drawLocation location Operand types: map: Control location: Location http://www. color.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Draw icon in map. position.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 126 of 415 map drawIcon [texture. angle. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Draw line in map.92 required. color]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. color. color]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. param type. height. Category: OFP PC map drawLine [position1.arma2. line type. width. Line type can be LINE or ARROW.35 required. color] Operand types: map: Control [from. param type. to. text. position2. text. angle. width. Category: OFP PC map drawLink [from.com/comref/full. color] Operand types: map: Control [position1. shadow] Operand types: map: Control [texture. line type. height. position2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The editor will draw a line between the two specified editor objects. position.

angle. color. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Draw location in the map. Category: Location PC map drawRectangle [center.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 127 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2. the person is returned instead. b. a.50 required.90 required. fill]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Drops a particle into the scene. Example: driver vehicle player Category: OFP drop array Operand types: array: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Array is in format ParticleArray.35 required.com/comref/full. b.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Draw rectangle in map. angle. http://www. color. but a person.arma2. If the vehicle is not a vehicle. a. Category: OFP PC driver vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the driver of the vehicle. fill] Operand types: map: Control [center.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sends any text into the debugger console or the logfile. Category: OFP echo text Operand types: text: String Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.00 required.92 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Any Description: Show the edit object dialog for the given object.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 128 of 415 Category: Resistance east Type of returned value: Side Description: The East side. Category: Editor map editorSetEventHandler [handler name.html 7/11/2010 . function] Operand types: map: Control http://www. Example: echo "Text in logfile" Category: Default map editObject object Operand types: map: Control object: String Compatibility: Version 2.

html 7/11/2010 .85 required.arma2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Constructs an array that can be processed by then.92 required. Category: OFP ifCode else elseCode Operand types: ifCode: Code elseCode: Code Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the effective commander (who really commands) of the vehicle.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 129 of 415 [handler name. Example: if (a>b) then {c=0} else {c=1} Category: Default vehicle emptyPositions position Operand types: vehicle: Object position: String http://www. Example: _map editorSetEventHandler ["SelectObject".92 required.com/comref/full. ""] Category: Editor effectiveCommander vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 2. function]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets given event handler of given editor.

Example: _freePositions = (vehicle player) freePositions "cargo" Category: OFP unit enableAI section Operand types: unit: Object section: String Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the number of available cargo. Section is one of "TARGET" (enables watching assigned targets).92 required. Category: OFP enableEndDialog Type of returned value: http://www. Example: soldierOne enableAI "Move" Category: OFP group enableAttack enable Operand types: group: Object or Group enable: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2. gunner or commander positions in the vehicle. driver. "AUTOTARGET" (enables independed target assigning and watching of unknown targets) or "MOVE" (enables movement). Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set if leader can issue attack commands. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables parts of the AI behaviour.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 130 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.53 required.92 required.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable/disable environmental effects (ambient life + sound).arma2. Category: OFP enableEnvironment enabled Operand types: enabled: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Example: _vehicle enableReload false http://www.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable / disable reload right after magazine is empty. Example: enableEnvironment false Category: OFP enableRadio enable Operand types: enable: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables radio transmissions to be heard and seen on screen.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 131 of 415 Nothing Description: Enables the dialog buttons to be shown during the OnPlayerKilled script.92 required. Category: OFP object enableReload enable Operand types: object: Object enable: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.

http://www. It does not affect KBTell conversations.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 132 of 415 Category: OFP enableSaving enable or [enable.com/comref/full. Category: OFP entity enableSimulation enable Operand types: entity: Object enable: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable / disable simulation for given entity.arma2.92 required. the autosave is created (if not forbidden by save == false). Category: OFP enableSentences enable Operand types: enable: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables radio transmissions to be heard and seen on screen. save] Operand types: enable or [enable. Category: OFP enableTeamSwitch enable Operand types: enable: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2. When disabled. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable / disable saving of the game. save]: Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

"LOSER". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Finish loading screen displaying (started by startLoadingScreen).html 7/11/2010 . "END2". "END5". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switches the vehicle's engine on (true) or off (false). "END4". "KILLED". Category: OFP endMission end type Operand types: end type: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Category: OFP endLoadingScreen Compatibility: Version 5501 required.90 required. Example: vehicle player engineOn false Category: OFP http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Finish the mission.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 133 of 415 Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable / disable team switch. The end type can be "CONTINUE". Category: OFP vehicle engineOn on Operand types: vehicle: Object on: Boolean Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full. or "END6".arma2. "END1". "END3".

For missions with a hard set limit adjusted via Param1. Example: estimatedTimeLeft Param1 Category: OFP map evalObjectArgument [object.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 134 of 415 estimatedEndServerTime Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Category: Editor argument exec script Operand types: http://www. Type of returned value: Number Description: Estimated end of MP game converted to serverTime. the following example can be used in the init.sqs file. Category: OFP estimatedTimeLeft timeLeft Operand types: timeLeft: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Using this function the designer can provide a "time left" estimate that is shown in the "Game in progress" screen or in the master browser.html 7/11/2010 .35 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Returns the estimated time left in the game. argument]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Any Description: Return object argument in mission editor.arma2.34 required. argument] Operand types: map: Control [object.

html 7/11/2010 . then in the campaign scripts folder and finally in the global scripts folder. Type of returned value: Number Description: Execute the scripted FSM. The script is first searched in the mission folder.arma2. Example: [player. jeepOne] exec "getIn.com/comref/full. script] Operand types: map: Control [object.92 required. Example: _map execEditorScript ["_team_1".sqs" Category: OFP map execEditorScript [object. "create"] Category: Editor execFSM filename Operand types: filename: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required. The FSM file is first searched in the mission folder.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 135 of 415 argument: Any script: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Executes a script. Type of returned value: Any Description: Execute an editor script for the specified object. Example: execFSM "test. Return the FSM handler or 0 when failed. then in the campaign scripts subfolder and finally in the global scripts folder. Argument is passed to the script as local variable _this. script]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.fsm" Category: OFP http://www.

Example: execVM "test. Type of returned value: Number Description: Execute the scripted FSM. then in the campaign scripts folder and finally in the global scripts folder. Return the FSM handler or 0 when failed. Argument is passed to the script as local variable _this.58 required. Argument is passed to the FSM as local variable _this. then in the campaign scripts folder and finally in the global scripts folder. Type of returned value: Script Description: Compile and execute function (sqf). Example: http://www. The function is first searched in the mission folder.arma2. then in the campaign scripts folder and finally in the global scripts folder.html 7/11/2010 . Example: player execFSM "test.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Script Description: Compile and execute function (sqf). The FSM file is first searched in the mission folder.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 136 of 415 argument execFSM filename Operand types: argument: Any filename: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required.fsm" Category: OFP execVM filename Operand types: filename: String Compatibility: Version 2.60 required. The function is first searched in the mission folder.sqf" Category: OFP PC argument execVM filename Operand types: argument: Any filename: String Compatibility: Version 2.

result is [when _x is greater then 5.7182 Category: Default expectedDestination person http://www. Example: exp 1 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 137 of 415 player execVM "test. evaluates code.sqf" Category: OFP PC exit Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Exits the script.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Any Description: if result of condition is true.arma2. Category: OFP if exitWith code Operand types: if: If Type code: Code Compatibility: Version 2 required.html 7/11/2010 . result is 2. and current block with result of code Example: if (_x>5) exitWith {echo "_x is too big"._x} . outputs message and terminates code in current level with value of _x Category: Default exp x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The exponential value of x.

forceReplan]. The default music volume is 0.arma2.com/comref/full.92 required. planningMode. If faction is not defined. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets unit faction.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 138 of 415 Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP time fadeMusic volume Operand types: time: Number volume: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Causes a smooth change in the music volume. Category: OFP faction unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: 5 fadeMusic 0 Category: OFP time fadeRadio volume Operand types: time: Number volume: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www. returns empty string.5. the target volume by volume.html 7/11/2010 . The change duration is given by time. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return expected destination of unit as a [position.

0. The change duration is given by time. "END4". "END2".arma2. "END3".1 Category: OFP time fadeSound volume Operand types: time: Number volume: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Causes a smooth change in the master volume. The default radio volume is 1. The change duration is given by time. Category: Default http://www.1 Category: OFP failMission end type Operand types: end type: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Finish the mission. the target volume by volume.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 139 of 415 Causes a smooth change in the radio volume. "KILLED". Mission saves will not be deleted. Example: 5 fadeRadio 0. The end type can be "CONTINUE". the target volume by volume.0. "LOSER".com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP false Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Always false. Example: 5 fadeSound 0. "END5". or "END6". "END1". The default master volume is 1.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 140 of 415 fillWeaponsFromPool person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 1. minDist. Category: OFP http://www.html 7/11/2010 . ignoreObject is an object that is ignored in visibility check. 1. visibilityPosition. minDist. maxDist. result is 1 Category: Default object findCover [position. visibilityPosition is used to select cover that can see a certain position. ignoreObject] Operand types: object: Object [position. Example: fillWeaponsFromPool victor Category: Resistance array find x Operand types: array: Array x: Any Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the object where the object should search for cover. visibilityPosition and ignoreObject parameters are optional.75 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds magazines from the campaign pool to the person (depending on the weapons the person has). Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the position of the first array element that matches x. hidePosition. ignoreObject]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. The minDist.92 required. visibilityPosition. returns -1 if not found. 2] find 1 . maxDist.arma2. hidePosition.92 required. Example: [0.

35 required. name1.92 required. value1.] Operand types: map: Control [type. Use [type.com/comref/full.54 required.]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Editor center findEmptyPosition [radius.arma2. Type of returned value: String Description: Return object of given type with given arguments. game value] to search by object reference of a specific editor object type.html 7/11/2010 . maxDistance] or [radius. name1. Type of returned value: Display Description: Find display by its IDD. . value1. vehicleType] http://www. Example: _display = findDisplay 1 Category: OFP PC map findEditorObject value Operand types: map: Control value: Any Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 141 of 415 findDisplay idd Operand types: idd: Number Compatibility: Version 2.... maxDistance. . Category: Editor map findEditorObject [type.. Type of returned value: String Description: Return object that matches the provided reference.

Type of returned value: Object Description: Find the nearest enemy from the specified position. When not found. maxDistance] or [radius. Category: OFP object findNearestEnemy position Operand types: object: Object position: Object or Array Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 142 of 415 Operand types: center: Array [radius. Type of returned value: Array Description: Check if findEmptyPosition can be called without waiting for files. maxDistance] Operand types: center: Array [radius. Category: OFP center findEmptyPositionReady [radius.92 required. empty array is returned. maxDistance]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . maxDistance.com/comref/full.33 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Search for the position nearest (up to maxDistance) to the center. Category: OFP finishMissionInit Compatibility: Version 2. vehicleType]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. with the free area (vehicle of the given type can be placed anywhere) of the given radius. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www.

if number is finite (not infinite and valid number) Example: finite 10/0 . The array has format [muzzle. magazine] or [muzzle. mode."SmokeShell".com/comref/full.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 143 of 415 Finish world initialization before mission is launched. Example: soldierOne fire "HandGrenade" Category: OFP unit fire array Operand types: unit: Object array: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The unit will fire from the given weapon. result is false Category: Default unit fire weaponName Operand types: unit: Object weaponName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The unit will fire from the given weapon.html 7/11/2010 . mode]. Category: OFP finite x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Boolean Description: True."SmokeShell"] Category: OFP http://www. Example: soldierOne fire ["throw".

Example: fleeing player Category: OFP floor x Operand types: http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 144 of 415 flag unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Object Description: If the unit has a flag. this flag is returned. If not. Example: flag player Category: OFP flagOwner flag Operand types: flag: Object Type of returned value: Object Description: When used on a flag. When used on anything else. objNull is returned.arma2.com/comref/full. Example: flagowner flagOne Category: OFP fleeing unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the unit is fleeing. A dead or empty unit returns false. the returned value is the person that has this flag.html 7/11/2010 . objNull is returned.

92 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the current fog. Example: floor 5. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the fog forecast.25 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 145 of 415 x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The floor value of x. Example: cobraOne flyInHeight 150 Category: OFP fog Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . result is 5 Category: Default helicopter flyInHeight height Operand types: helicopter: Object height: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the height level for the helicopter.92 required.com/comref/full. Category: OFP http://www.arma2. The accepted range is from 50 to 1000. Category: OFP fogForecast Compatibility: Version 2.

} Category: Default for forspec Operand types: forspec: Array Type of returned value: for type Description: creates cycle. Example: for "_x" from 1 to 10 do {debugLog _x.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Forces the map to display.{_x=_x+1}] do {debugLog _x.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 146 of 415 for var Operand types: var: String Type of returned value: for type Description: Starts for sequence. See example. Category: OFP forceMap show Operand types: show: Boolean Compatibility: Version 1. using C like style. use in complette form(see example).html 7/11/2010 .arma2.{_x<=10}. Example: for [{_x=1}.27 required.} Category: Default forceEnd Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Forces the mission to terminate. http://www.

Category: OFP command forEach array Operand types: command: Code array: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Executes the given command for each element in array.html 7/11/2010 . %2.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 147 of 415 Example: forceMap true Category: OFP object forceSpeed speed Operand types: object: Object speed: Number Compatibility: Version 2.%1".text . "text"] . It's executed as follows: for each element of array an element is assigned as _x and the command is executed.%2 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Force the speed of the given object. Example: "_x setdammage 1" forEach units group player Category: Default format format Operand types: format: Array Type of returned value: String Description: The first argument of the array is in format string. 1. result is "1 . Example: format ["%1 . This string may contain references to the following arguments using format %1. Each %x is replaced by the corresponding argument. %x may appear in the string in any order.92 required. etc.1" http://www.arma2.

Category: OFP formationLeader person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. "ECH LEFT". "VEE" or "LINE"). Type of returned value: Object Description: Return leader of the formation.arma2. "STAG COLUMN". Example: formation group player Category: OFP formationDirection person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. "WEDGE". Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the direction unit watching in formation.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 148 of 415 Category: OFP formation grp Operand types: grp: Object or Group Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the formation of the group ("COLUMN".com/comref/full.92 required. "ECH RIGHT".html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP formationMembers person http://www.92 required.

.arma2. in format by plain or structured texts given as arguments. Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Creates a structured text by replacing %1.92 required.] Operand types: [format. arg1. %2. http://www. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return position of unit in the formation. arg1. Category: OFP formatText [format. . arg2. Category: OFP formationPosition person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. arg2.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Array Description: Return list of units (drivers) in the formation.92 required.]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.. Category: OFP formationTask person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.01 required..BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 149 of 415 Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the current task of the unit in the formation. etc..92 required..

} Category: Default fuel vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks how much fuel is left in the gas tank..html 7/11/2010 .paa"] Category: OFP formLeader unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the formation leader for the given unit. image "data\isniper.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 150 of 415 Example: txt = formatText ["Image: %1".arma2. but not always. Example: for "_x" from 10 to 20 do {. Example: formLeader player != leader player Category: OFP for "_var" from b Operand types: for "_var": for type b: Number Type of returned value: for type Description: Continue sequence of 'for' command.code. Example: fuel vehicle player http://www. For dead units objNull is returned. in the range from 0 to 1.com/comref/full.. The result is often the same as groupLeader.

arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 151 of 415 Category: OFP gearSlotData control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Extract array from config entry.35 required. Example: weapon = gearSlotData _control Category: OFP PC getArray config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _array = getArray (configFile >> "CfgVehicles" >> "Thing" >> "threat") Category: OFP PC getDammage obj Operand types: obj: Object Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the object damage in the range from 0 to 1.com/comref/full. Example: getDammage player Category: OFP http://www.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: String Description: Returns gear slot item name.

Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the current mode of the editor.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 152 of 415 getDir obj Operand types: obj: Object Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the object heading in the range from 0 to 360.html 7/11/2010 . Category: Editor map getEditorObjectScope object Operand types: map: Control object: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: http://www.92 required.arma2. Type of returned value: Object Description: Fetches a reference to the mission editor camera.92 required. Category: Editor getEditorMode map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Example: getDir player Category: OFP getEditorCamera map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.com/comref/full.

For a value smaller than 0. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns if sides are friendly or hostile. The FSM handle is the number returned by the execFSM command.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 153 of 415 String Description: Returns the editor object scope of the specified editor object. Category: OFP group getGroupIcon ID Operand types: group: Group ID: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. otherwise it's friendly. Type of returned value: Any Description: Return the value of variable in the variable space of given FSM.arma2.6 it results in being enemy. Example: value = west getFriend east Category: OFP FSM handle getFSMVariable name Operand types: FSM handle: Number name: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 . Category: Editor side1 getFriend side2 Operand types: side1: Side side2: Side Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Array http://www.

scale.. [color. Type of returned value: http://www.[offsetx.com/comref/full. Example: group getGroupIcon id Category: OFP getGroupIconParams group Operand types: group: Group Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2.offsety].html 7/11/2010 ..[.92 required.icon. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns all group icons. text.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 154 of 415 Description: Get group icon properties. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns group icons params. visible] Example: getGroupIconParams group Category: OFP getGroupIcons group Operand types: group: Group Compatibility: Version 5501 required.] Example: getGroupIcons group Category: OFP object getHideFrom enemy Operand types: object: Object enemy: Object Compatibility: Version 2..[[id.].

z.com/comref/full. Category: OFP getMarkerColor marker Operand types: marker: String Compatibility: Version 1.y]. Type of returned value: Array Description: Gets the marker size. http://www. If enemy is null it is the some position in front of the object or enemy position otherwise.arma2. Example: getMarkerPos "markerOne" Category: OFP getMarkerSize marker Operand types: marker: String Compatibility: Version 1. See setMarkerSize.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 155 of 415 Array Description: Returns the hiding position in format Position.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the marker color. Example: getMarkerColor "MarkerOne" Category: OFP getMarkerPos markerName Operand types: markerName: String Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the marker positon in format [x.21 required. See setMarkerColor.21 required.

Example: _array = getNumber (configFile >> "CfgVehicles" >> "Thing" >> "maxSpeed") Category: OFP PC map getObjectArgument [object.35 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Return name of object argument in mission editor. argument]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Extract number from config entry.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 156 of 415 Example: getMarkerSize "MarkerOne" Category: OFP getMarkerType marker Operand types: marker: String Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full. See setMarkerType. argument] Operand types: map: Control [object.35 required. Example: getMarkerType "MarkerOne" Category: OFP getNumber config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.html 7/11/2010 .21 required. http://www. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the type of the marker.

html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Example: getPos player Category: OFP getPos location http://www. Category: Editor map getObjectProxy object Operand types: map: Control object: String Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 157 of 415 Category: Editor map getObjectChildren object Operand types: map: Control object: String Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.92 required. Type of returned value: Object Description: Return the proxy object associated with the given editor object. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return a list of all the children of the specified object.92 required. Category: Editor getPos obj Operand types: obj: Object Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the object position in format Position.

53 required. http://www. Category: Location getPosASL obj Operand types: obj: Object Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Number Description: Get the speed for the given speed mode."NORMAL"."FAST".arma2."SLOW". Example: getPosASL player Category: OFP object getSpeed speedMode Operand types: object: Object speedMode: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return (raw) position of given location. Category: OFP getText config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2. SpeedMode can be: "AUTO". Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the object position in format PositionASL.92 required.html 7/11/2010 .35 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 158 of 415 Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

Type of returned value: Any Description: http://www. Category: OFP location getVariable name Operand types: location: Location name: String Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 159 of 415 Type of returned value: String Description: Extract text from config entry. Category: Default group getVariable name Operand types: group: Group name: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Any Description: Return the value of variable in the variable space of given group.92 required.arma2. Example: _array = getText (configFile >> "CfgVehicles" >> "Thing" >> "icon") Category: OFP PC namespace getVariable name Operand types: namespace: Namespace name: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Any Description: Return the value of variable in the given namespace.com/comref/full.

92 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Any Description: Return the value of variable in the variable space of given task.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 160 of 415 Return the value of variable in the variable space of given location.com/comref/full.92 required. Type of returned value: Any Description: Return the value of variable in the variable space of given object. Category: OFP map getVariable name Operand types: map: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Location object getVariable name Operand types: object: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Editor task getVariable name Operand types: task: Task name: String Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Get variable from the variable space of given map. Category: Identity http://www.

it does not broadcast the message. Type of returned value: Array Description: Gets the waypoint position. you have to execute it on all of them.arma2.21 required. Note: this function only types text to the list.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 161 of 415 getWPPos waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Example: soldierOne globalChat "Show this text" Category: OFP http://www.40 required. otherSoldier glanceAt getMarkerPos "markerOne" Category: OFP unit globalChat chatText Operand types: unit: Object chatText: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Types text to the global radio channel.com/comref/full. Example: getWPPos [groupOne. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Control what the unit is glancing at (target or position) (format Position) Example: someSoldier glanceAt otherSoldier. The format of waypoint is Waypoint. 1] Category: OFP unit(s) glanceAt position Operand types: unit(s): Object or Array position: Object or Array Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . If you want the message to show on all computers.

grpNull is returned. The message is defined in the description. Example: goto "Loop" Category: OFP group obj Operand types: obj: Object Type of returned value: Group Description: Returns the group to which the given unit is assigned. Be sure to use double quotes around the label name in goto.ext file or radio protocol. Example: group player == group leader player Category: OFP unit groupChat chatText Operand types: http://www. For dead units.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 162 of 415 unit globalRadio radioName Operand types: unit: Object radioName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sends the message to the global radio channel.html 7/11/2010 . Example: soldierOne globalRadio "messageOne" Category: OFP goto label Operand types: label: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Only in scripts: go to given label.arma2. Note: the string argument is used here.

ext file or radio protocol. you have to execute it on all of them. it does not broadcast the message.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. The message is defined in the description. Example: http://www. If you want the message to show on all computers. Note: this function only types text to the list. Category: OFP groupIconsVisible Compatibility: Version 5501 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 163 of 415 unit: Object chatText: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Types text to the group radio channel. Example: soldierOne groupChat "Show this text" Category: OFP groupIconSelectable Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return group icons are visible.com/comref/full. Category: OFP unit groupRadio radioName Operand types: unit: Object radioName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sends the message to the group radio channel. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return if groups icon raises onClick and onOver events.

html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 164 of 415 soldierOne groupRadio "messageOne" Category: OFP groupSelectedUnits unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2.bool] Operand types: unit: Object [unit.bool]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.true] Category: OFP grpNull Type of returned value: Group Description: A non-existing group. Example: group player == objNull . Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns selected groups in sgroup. including itself. result is false Category: OFP http://www.com/comref/full. Example: player groupSelectUnit [unit. Example: array = groupSelectedUnits unit Category: OFP unit groupSelectUnit [unit. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Select unit from unit's group. This value is not equal to anything.

If the vehicle is not a vehicle. Example: halt Category: Default handsHit soldier Operand types: soldier: Object Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks whether the soldier's hands are hit (causing inaccurate aiming).html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 165 of 415 gunner vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the gunner of the vehicle. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Stops the program into a debugger. Example: handsHit leader player Category: OFP unit hasWeapon weaponName Operand types: http://www. but a person.00 required.com/comref/full. Example: gunner vehicle player Category: OFP halt Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. the person is returned.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 166 of 415 unit: Object weaponName: String Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the unit has the given weapon. Example: array = hcAllGroups unit Category: OFP unit hcGroupParams group Operand types: unit: Object group: Group Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Example: player hasWeapon "M16" Category: OFP hcAllGroups unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns parameters describing group in high command bar.arma2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns selected groups in high command.float[4]] Example: unit hcGroupParams group Category: OFP hcLeader group Operand types: http://www. Return value is [string.

Example: unit HCRemoveGroup group Category: OFP hcSelected unit http://www. Example: hcRemoveAllGroups unit Category: OFP unit hcRemoveGroup group Operand types: unit: Object group: Group Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove all groups from unit's high command bar. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes group from unit's high command bar.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 167 of 415 group: Group Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: hcLeader group Category: OFP hcRemoveAllGroups unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns group's HC commander.html 7/11/2010 .

teamgreen. teamyellow) . Example: unit hcSelectGroup [group.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 168 of 415 Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns selected groups in high command. Example: unit hcSetGroup [group.true] Category: OFP unit hcSetGroup array Operand types: unit: Object array: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required."teamred"] or player hcSetGroup [group] Category: OFP http://www. Array parameters are group. Example: array = hcSelected unit Category: OFP unit hcSelectGroup array Operand types: unit: Object array: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. teamred.com/comref/full."HQ".html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Add group to unit's high command bar. teamblue. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Select given group in HC bar.arma2. group name and team (teammain. Group is the only necessary parameter.

com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return a list of all groups.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Hides the body of the given person. Category: OFP hideBody person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Example: hcShowBar true Category: OFP hcShownBar Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Shows or hides HC bar.10 required. There must be some groups under hc command to show hc bar.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 169 of 415 hcShowBar bool Operand types: bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: hideBody player Category: OFP hint text Operand types: text: Text or String Type of returned value: http://www.

Category: OFP title hintC text Operand types: title: String text: String Compatibility: Version 2. \n is used to indicate the end of a line.arma2. Example: hint "Press W to move forward" Category: OFP hintC text Operand types: text: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Shows a text hint.com/comref/full.01 required.01 required. This hint has to be confirmed. \n is used to indicate the end of a line. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Creates a hint dialog with the given title and text.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 170 of 415 Nothing Description: Shows a text hint. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www. The text can contain several lines.html 7/11/2010 . Example: hintC "Press W to move forward" Category: OFP title hintC text Operand types: title: String text: Structured text Compatibility: Version 2. The text can contain several lines.

.html 7/11/2010 .. Category: OFP http://www.] Operand types: title: String [text1. text2. Category: OFP title hintC [text1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Creates a hint dialog with the given title and text. The text can contain several lines.. \n is used to indicate the end of a line.]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. . Example: hintCadet "Press W to move forward" Category: OFP hintSilent text Operand types: text: Text or String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 171 of 415 Creates a hint dialog with the given title and text..arma2.01 required. but without a sound.. text2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Same as hint. Texts can be plain or structured. Category: OFP hintCadet text Operand types: text: Text or String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Shows a text hint only when using cadet mode.

85 required. Type of returned value: If Type Description: The first part of the if command.01 required. Example: _control htmlLoad "briefing. Example: if (a>b) then {a=b} Category: Default image filename Operand types: filename: String Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 172 of 415 control htmlLoad filename Operand types: control: Control filename: String Compatibility: Version 2.paa" Category: OFP http://www.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Load HTML from file to given control.arma2. Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Creates a structured text containing the given image.html 7/11/2010 .html" Category: OFP PC if condition Operand types: condition: Boolean Compatibility: Version 1.53 required. Example: txt1 = image "data\isniper.

92 required. http://www.arma2. Example: 1 in [0.html 7/11/2010 . 1.com/comref/full. Category: Location x in array Operand types: x: Any array: Array Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether x is equal to any element in the array.92 required. result is true Category: Default position in location Operand types: position: Array location: Location Compatibility: Version 2. 2] .90 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return importance of given location. Category: Editor importance location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Imports all groups into the RTE.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 173 of 415 importAllGroups map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.

Example: player in jeepOne Category: OFP fireplace inflame burn Operand types: fireplace: Object burn: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Controls fireplace buring. Category: Location soldier in vehicle Operand types: soldier: Object vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the soldier is mounted in the vehicle.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Set to true to inflame the fireplace. http://www.04 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 174 of 415 Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if the position is inside area defined by the location.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if fireplace is inflamed (buring). Example: fireplaceOne inflame true Category: OFP inflamed fireplace Operand types: fireplace: Object Compatibility: Version 1.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 175 of 415 Example: inflamed fireplaceOne Category: OFP inGameUISetEventHandler [handler name. function] Operand types: [handler name. function]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.91 required. Type of returned value: Config Description: Returns base entry of config entry. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets given event handler of in-game UI. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Initialize the ambient life.90 required. Example: _base = inheritsFrom (configFile >> "CfgVehicles" >> "Car") Category: OFP PC initAmbientLife Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP inputAction name http://www. Category: OFP inheritsFrom config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.arma2.html 7/11/2010 .

value. end] Operand types: [object.. 2].com/comref/full.. 1500. Returns the ID of the new EditorObject. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the state of input devices mapped to given input action (see CfgDefaultKeysMapping for action names). [1550. lod name] intersect [begin. value1.arma2. subtype class] Operand types: map: Control [type. "VIEW" intersect [[1500. end]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. . 2]] Category: OFP isArray config Operand types: config: Config http://www. subtype class]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Editor [object..]. [name1.92 required.html 7/11/2010 .. Type of returned value: String Description: Insert an object to the editor and assign arguments. .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 176 of 415 Operand types: name: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required. [name1. lod name]: Array [begin. 1500.]. value. value1. Example: [tank. Type of returned value: Array Description: Find named selection in object which is in specified lod intersected by given section of a line. Category: OFP map insertEditorObject [type. Subtype class is optional.53 required. Create script is not called.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 177 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. Example: _ok = isArray (configFile >> "CfgVehicles") . Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if config entry represents array. result is true Category: OFP PC isDedicated Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: _ok = isClass (configFile >> "CfgVehicles") .35 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return true for dedicated server. result is false Category: OFP PC isClass config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.90 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if config entry represents config class. Category: OFP isEngineOn vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 1.35 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: http://www.

player) Category: OFP isFormationLeader person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2.object skipobj] Operand types: position: Array [float minDistance.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 178 of 415 Checks whether the engine is on.5.float gradientRadius.arma2.bool onShore.float onWater.92 required.92 required. 0.object skipobj]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.float precizePos.float onWater. Type of returned value: Array Description: Chek if given area is flat and emty.html 7/11/2010 . 0. Example: on = isEngineOn vehicle player Category: OFP position isFlatEmpty [float minDistance. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: http://www. Example: newposition = position isFlatEmpty(10.float maxGradient. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns true if the specified person is subgroup leader.float gradientRadius.float precizePos.com/comref/full. Category: OFP isHidden person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. 0.float maxGradient. false. 5.bool onShore.

Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the given key is active in the current user profile. Example: ok = isKeyActive "M04" Category: OFP object isKindOf typeName Operand types: object: Object typeName: String Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.06 required. Example: vehicle player isKindOf "Tank" Category: OFP typeName1 isKindOf typeName2 Operand types: typeName1: String typeName2: String Compatibility: Version 5160 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 179 of 415 Return whether the person is hidden (reached the hiding position). Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the object is of the given type.html 7/11/2010 . http://www.30 required.arma2. Category: OFP isKeyActive keyName Operand types: keyName: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the type typeName1 is inherited from the type typeName1.

The function returns true if the variable is null and false if it's not. Example: marked = isMarkedForCollection truck Category: OFP isMultiplayer Compatibility: Version 5501 required.00 required.13 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return true if multiPlayer.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Tests whether the variable is null.} http://www.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 180 of 415 Example: "Tank" isKindOf "Land" . Example: if (isNil("_pokus")) then {_pokus=0. result is true Category: OFP isMarkedForCollection object Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the object is marked for weapons collection. Category: OFP isNil variable Operand types: variable: Compatibility: Version 2.

even to itself.arma2. Category: Location isNull control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. because controlNull is not equal to anything. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the value is equal to controlNull. result is true Category: OFP PC isNull grp Operand types: grp: Group Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the value is equal to grpNull.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check whether the value is null. because grpNull is not equal to anything. Note: a==GrpNull does not work.92 required. Example: isNull group player . result is false Category: OFP http://www. Example: isNull controlNull . Note: a==controlNull does not work. even to itself.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 181 of 415 Category: Default isNull location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

because taskNull is not equal to anything. Note: a==TaskNull does not work. result is true Category: OFP http://www. Note: a==ObjNull does not work.html 7/11/2010 . result is true Category: OFP PC isNull obj Operand types: obj: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the value is equal to objNull. Note: a==displayNull does not work.arma2. Example: isNull objNull .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 182 of 415 isNull task Operand types: task: Task Compatibility: Version 5160 required. result is true Category: Identity isNull display Operand types: display: Display Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the value is equal to displayNull. even to itself. even to itself.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the value is equal to taskNull. because objNull is not equal to anything. even to itself.92 required. Example: isNull displayNull . Example: isNull taskNull . because displayNull is not equal to anything.

Category: OFP isPlayer person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if given person is the player. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check whether given position is on road. Example: _ok = isNumber (configFile >> "CfgVehicles") .92 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if config entry represents number.arma2.35 required.92 required. http://www. result is false Category: OFP PC isOnRoad position or object Operand types: position or object: Object or Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Category: OFP isRealTime map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 183 of 415 isNumber config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.

Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns true if the editor is set to draw 3D icons. result is false http://www. Example: _ok = isText (configFile >> "CfgVehicles") .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 184 of 415 Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns true if the mission editor is operating in real time mode.html 7/11/2010 . Category: Editor isText config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.35 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns true if the computer is the server.92 required. Example: _isRealTime = isRealTime _map Category: Editor isServer Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if config entry represents text.92 required.arma2. Category: OFP isShowing3DIcons map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.

if position id is available. 4] Category: OFP http://www.com/comref/full. unitTwo] join player Category: OFP unit joinAs [group.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 185 of 415 Category: OFP PC items unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns an array of names of all special items of the vehicle. Example: items player Category: OFP unitArray join group Operand types: unitArray: Array group: Object or Group Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Joins all units in the array to the given group. id]: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Joins the unit to the given group.arma2. Example: player joinAs [_group. Note: the total number of group members cannot exceed 12. id] Operand types: unit: Object [group. this one is used. Note: This function is unsupported in MP in version 1. Example: [unitOne.33 and before.

Example: _unit kbAddDatabase "chat. Avoid any radio communication related to joining. if position id is available.com/comref/full. 4] Category: OFP unitArray joinSilent group Operand types: unitArray: Array group: Object or Group Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Joins all units in the array to the given group. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Register knowledge base database to given person.arma2. unitTwo] joinSilent player Category: OFP person kbAddDatabase filename Operand types: person: Object filename: String Compatibility: Version 2. this one is used.txt" Category: OFP PC http://www. Avoid any radio communication related to joining.html 7/11/2010 . id] Operand types: unit: Object [group.42 required. id]: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Joins the unit to the given group. Example: [unitOne. Example: player joinAsSilent [_group.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 186 of 415 unit joinAsSilent [group.

com/comref/full. filename(.txt" Category: OFP PC person kbAddTopic [name. topic.45 required.92 required. argument value. argument text. . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Register conversation topic to given person.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _unit kbAddDatabase "chat. task type(.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 187 of 415 person kbAddDatabaseTargets filename Operand types: person: Object filename: String Compatibility: Version 2..92 required. argument speech]. [argument name. player event handler))] Operand types: person: Object [name. Category: OFP PC person kbReact [receiver. player event handler))]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Register target list knowledge base database to given person. task type(. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if conversation topic was registered to given person. filename(. sentence id.] http://www.. Category: OFP PC person kbHasTopic name Operand types: person: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 2.

argument text. max. argument text. Category: OFP PC person kbWasSaid [receiver.. age] Operand types: person: Object [receiver.] Operand types: person: Object [receiver. Category: OFP PC person kbRemoveTopic name Operand types: person: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 2. topic. sentence id. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Make the person tell to the receiver the sentence. max.]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. argument speech]. argument value. argument speech]. .]: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. [argument name.. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Pass a non-verbal communication to the receiver.com/comref/full. topic. topic. . sentence id. topic. sentence id.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 188 of 415 Operand types: person: Object [receiver. [argument name. argument speech]. argument text.. sentence id. argument value.92 required.92 required.. age]: Array http://www. sentence id. . Category: OFP PC person kbTell [receiver.. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Unregister conversation topic from given person.html 7/11/2010 .. topic. argument value.arma2. [argument name.

Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if given item was said by person to someone.01 required.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the name of a button (on the keyboard. mouse or joystick) with the given code. Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Returns a structured text. result is "Enter" Category: OFP unit knowsAbout target Operand types: unit: Object or Group target: Object Type of returned value: http://www. containing an image or name (if no image is found) of the button (on the keyboard. Example: name = keyName 28 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 189 of 415 Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Example: name = keyImage 28 . mouse or joystick) with the given code.01 required. result is "Enter" Category: OFP keyName dikCode Operand types: dikCode: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP PC keyImage dikCode Operand types: dikCode: Number Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.

Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks whether the side knows about the target (and how much). Example: soldierOne knowsAbout jeepOne Category: OFP side knowsAbout target Operand types: side: Side target: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. "GET OUT" (hovering low for another unit to get out) or "NONE" (cancel landing). the vehicle commander is considered instead.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 190 of 415 Number Description: Checks whether the unit knows about the target (and how much). Example: east knowsAbout jeepOne Category: OFP helicopter land mode Operand types: helicopter: Object mode: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Forces a helicopter landing.com/comref/full.arma2. The landing mode may be "LAND" (a complete stop). If the unit is a vehicle. "GET IN" (hovering very low for another unit to get in). Example: cobraOne land "LAND" Category: OFP airplane landAt airportId Operand types: airplane: Object http://www.html 7/11/2010 .

Category: OFP lbAdd [idc. "First item"] Category: Resistance control lbAdd text Operand types: http://www. Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds an item with the given text to the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog. text]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.50 required. It returns the index of the newly added item. "NotFound" (position not found). Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Order AI airplane to land at given airport Example: plane landAt 0 Category: OFP landResult helicopter Operand types: helicopter: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _index = lbAdd [101. text] Operand types: [idc. The value can be "Found" (position found).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 191 of 415 airportId: Number Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the result of helicopter landing position searching (performed after land command).92 required. "NotReady" (position searching is still in progress) or empty string when wrong argument given.

50 required.arma2.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 192 of 415 control: Control text: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: lbClear _control Category: OFP PC lbColor [idc.com/comref/full. It returns the index of the newly added item. Example: lbClear 101 Category: Resistance lbClear control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clears all items in the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clears all items in the given listbox or combobox. Example: _index = _control lbAdd "First item" Category: OFP PC lbClear idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1.91 required. index] http://www.91 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds an item with the given text to the given listbox or combobox.

index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the text color of the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox.91 required. Example: _color = lbColor [101. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the index of the selected item of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog.com/comref/full. Example: _color = _control lbColor 0 Category: OFP PC lbCurSel idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. 0] Category: Resistance control lbColor index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 193 of 415 Operand types: [idc. The color is returned in format Color.50 required.50 required.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _index = lbCurSel 101 Category: Resistance http://www. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the text color of the item with the given index of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog.

Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the additional text (invisible) in an item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox. Example: _data = _control lbData 0 Category: OFP PC http://www. 0] Category: Resistance control lbData index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the additional text (invisible) in an item with the given index of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog. Example: _index = lbCurSel _control Category: OFP PC lbData [idc. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the index of the selected item of the given listbox or combobox.html 7/11/2010 .50 required.arma2. Example: _data = lbData [101.91 required.91 required. index] Operand types: [idc.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 194 of 415 lbCurSel control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.

com/comref/full. 0] Category: Resistance control lbDelete index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes the item with the given index from the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog.91 required.92 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check whether given row of the given listbox is selected.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 195 of 415 lbDelete [idc. index] Operand types: [idc. Example: lbDelete [101. Example: _control lbDelete 0 Category: OFP PC control lbIsSelected index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Example: _selected = _control lbIsSelected 0 http://www.html 7/11/2010 .50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes the item with the given index from the given listbox or combobox.

Example: _picture = lbPicture [101. 0] Category: Resistance control lbPicture index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the picture name of the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox.50 required. Example: http://www.html 7/11/2010 . index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.arma2. index] Operand types: [idc.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 196 of 415 Category: OFP PC lbPicture [idc. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the array of selected rows indices in the given listbox. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the picture name of the item with the given index of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog.92 required. Example: _picture = _control lbPicture 0 Category: OFP PC lbSelection control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.91 required.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the color of the item with the given index of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog to the given color. [0. index. index.com/comref/full. 1. 0. 0. color] Operand types: control: Control [index. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text color of the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox.50 required.html 7/11/2010 . 0. [0. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 197 of 415 _indices = lbSelection _control Category: OFP PC lbSetColor [idc. color] Operand types: [idc.91 required.50 required. color]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.5]] Category: OFP PC lbSetCurSel [idc. Example: lbSetColor [101. 0. Color is in format Color. 1. Example: _control lbSetColor [0.5]] Category: Resistance control lbSetColor [index. color]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. 0. index] Operand types: [idc. Color is in format Color.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 198 of 415 Selects the item with the given index of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog.html 7/11/2010 . index. index. data] Operand types: control: Control [index.com/comref/full. Example: lbSetCurSel [101. 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional text (invisible) in the item with the given index of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog to the given data.arma2.91 required. Example: _control lbSetCurSel 0 Category: OFP PC lbSetData [idc.50 required. data]: Array Compatibility: http://www. Example: lbSetData [101. data] Operand types: [idc. data]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. 0] Category: Resistance control lbSetCurSel index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2. "#1"] Category: Resistance control lbSetData [index. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox.

The picture is searched in the mission directory. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional text (invisible) in the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox to the given data. "iskoda"] Category: Resistance control lbSetPicture [index.html 7/11/2010 . name]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Example: lbSetPicture [101. "#1"] Category: OFP PC lbSetPicture [idc. name]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the picture in the item with the given index of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog. Example: _control lbSetPicture [0.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 199 of 415 Version 2. the dtaExt subdirectory of the campaign directory and the dtaExt directory and the data bank (or directory). Name is the picture name. index. the dtaExt subdirectory of the campaign directory and the dtaExt directory and the data bank (or directory). name] Operand types: control: Control [index. Example: _control lbSetData [1. 0.91 required.91 required. "iskoda"] Category: OFP PC http://www.50 required. index. name] Operand types: [idc. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the picture in the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox.com/comref/full.arma2. The picture is searched in the mission directory. Name is the picture name.

index. 0. value] Operand types: [idc.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 200 of 415 control lbSetSelected [index. selected]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. index.50 required. Example: lbSetValue [101. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set the selection state of the given row of the given listbox. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional integer value in the item with the given index of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog to the given value.91 required. Example: _control lbSetValue [0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional integer value in the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox to the given value.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . 1] http://www. Listbox must support multiple selection Example: _control lbSetSelection [0.arma2. selected] Operand types: control: Control [index. true] Category: OFP PC lbSetValue [idc. value] Operand types: control: Control [index. 1] Category: Resistance control lbSetValue [index.

Example: _n = lbSize _control Category: OFP PC lbSize idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the number of items in the given listbox or combobox.arma2.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 201 of 415 Category: OFP PC lbSize control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.50 required. Example: _n = lbSize 101 Category: Resistance lbSort control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 5148 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the number of items in the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog.com/comref/full.91 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Sorts the given listbox or combobox by item text. Example: lbSort _control http://www.

0] Category: Resistance control lbText index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 202 of 415 Category: OFP PC lbSortByValue control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 5148 required. index] Operand types: [idc. Example: http://www. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Number Description: Sorts the given listbox or combobox by item value.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the shown text in the item with the given index of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog.91 required.arma2. Example: _text = lbText [101. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the shown text in the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox.50 required.html 7/11/2010 . Example: lbSortByValue _control Category: OFP PC lbText [idc.

com/comref/full. Example: _value = _control lbValue 0 Category: OFP PC leader unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the group leader for the given unit.91 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the additional integer value in the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox. Example: _value = lbValue [101.html 7/11/2010 .50 required. http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 203 of 415 _text = _control lbText 0 Category: OFP PC lbValue [idc. objNull is returned.arma2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the additional integer value in the item with the given index of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog. index] Operand types: [idc. 0] Category: Resistance control lbValue index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. For dead units.

It unassigns all grouped units from the vehicle. Example: groupOne leaveVehicle jeepOne Category: OFP http://www. grpNull is returned.html 7/11/2010 . Example: leader group player == leader player Category: OFP group leaveVehicle vehicle Operand types: group: Object vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Ceases the using of the vehicle in the group. It unassigns all grouped units from the vehicle.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 204 of 415 Example: leader player Category: OFP leader grp Operand types: grp: Group Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the group leader for the given group. For a dead unit.com/comref/full. Example: soldierOne leaveVehicle jeepOne Category: OFP group leaveVehicle vehicle Operand types: group: Group vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Ceases the using of the vehicle in the group.

position] Operand types: light: Object [object. Category: OFP light lightAttachObject [object.58 required.com/comref/full. http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 205 of 415 lifeState unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.58 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Detach light from object. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the life state of the given unit. position]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP lightDetachObject light Operand types: light: Object Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .04 required. Category: OFP lightIsOn lamppost Operand types: lamppost: Object Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Attach light to given object (at given position).arma2.

"StreetLamp"] != "OFF" Category: OFP object limitSpeed speed Operand types: object: Object speed: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Possible values are "ON".html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. "OFF" and "AUTO" (auto means the lamp will be shining during the night automatically). Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Creates a structured text containing a line break. Example: txt3 = lineBreak Category: OFP list trigger Operand types: trigger: Object Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns a list of units that would activate the given trigger. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Limit speed of given vehicle to given value (in km/h). Example: lightIsOn nearestObject [player.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 206 of 415 Type of returned value: String Description: Checks whether the lampost is turned on. http://www. Category: OFP lineBreak Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. For a trigger of type "Not present" the list is the same as the list that would be returned for type "Present".01 required.arma2.

]].. [value..]]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Category: Editor ln x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The natural logarithm of x. Example: ln 10 .[[[text.arma2.[[[]].. Example: _index = lnbAddRow [idc.]]. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return the list of all objects of given type.]] Operand types: [IDC. [value. [data..]].302 Category: Default lnbAddArray [IDC.text]..92 required.. [[text..text]...[[]]]] .]. Returns row index.com/comref/full.. [data..BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 207 of 415 Example: list triggerOne Category: OFP map listObjects type Operand types: map: Control type: String Compatibility: Version 2.. [value.]. Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds list of rows of strings. [data. [[text..].]].html 7/11/2010 .text]... [value.].[[[text. http://www.text]. result is 2.. [data.

Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds an column at given position. 0.50 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds an row of strings. text.com/comref/full. position] Operand types: [idc.8] Category: Resistance control lnbAddColumn position Operand types: control: Control position: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required..BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 208 of 415 Category: Resistance lnbAddColumn [idc. Example: _index = lnbAddColumn [105. Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds an item with the given text to the given listbox or combobox.arma2.]]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.]] Operand types: [idc.html 7/11/2010 . It returns the index of the newly added item... position]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Example: http://www.. It returns the index of the newly added column.. [text.. [text. Example: _index = _control lbAdd "First item" Category: OFP PC lnbAddRow [idc. text.

.]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.. Category: Resistance control lnbAddRow [text1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clears all items in the 2D listbox. Example: lnbClear 101 Category: Resistance lnbClear control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clears all items in the given listbox or combobox.]].] Operand types: control: Control [text1..text2. Example: _index = _control lnbAdd [t1.] Category: OFP PC lnbClear idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required.91 required.... Returns row index. http://www. . "second column". ["First column"...t2.text2.html 7/11/2010 . It returns the index of the newly added row...t3. Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds an row to the end od 2d listbox .com/comref/full..BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 209 of 415 _index = lnbAddRow [105.arma2.

[row. column] Operand types: control: Control [row. Example: _color = lnbColor [101. column]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full.arma2. [row. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the text color of the item with the given position of the 2D listbox. column]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the text color of the item with the given position of the given 2D listbox.1]] Category: Resistance control lnbColor [row. The color is returned in format Color. column] Operand types: [idc.91 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 210 of 415 Example: lbClear _control Category: OFP PC lnbColor [idc. Type of returned value: Number Description: http://www. Example: _color = _control lnbColor [row. [0. column] Category: OFP PC lnbCurSelRow control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .

column] Operand types: control: Control [row. Example: _index = lbCurSel _control Category: OFP PC lnbCurSelRow idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. column]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.1]] Category: Resistance control lnbData [row. Example: _row = lnbCurSel 105 Category: Resistance lnbData [idc.html 7/11/2010 . [row.arma2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the index of the selected row id 2D listbox. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the additional text (invisible) in an item with the given position of the 2D listbox.com/comref/full. [row. column]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: String http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 211 of 415 Returns the index of the selected item of the given listbox or combobox. [0. column] Operand types: [idc. Example: _data = lnbData [101.

index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Example: _data = _control lnbData [row.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. column] Category: OFP PC lnbDeleteColumn [idc. Type of returned value: http://www. Example: _control lbDelete 0 Category: OFP PC lnbDeleteRow [idc. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: lnbDeleteColumn [101.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 212 of 415 Description: Returns the additional text (invisible) in an item with the given position of the given 2D listbox. index] Operand types: [idc. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes column with given index. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes the item with the given index from the given listbox or combobox. index] Operand types: [idc.50 required. 0] Category: Resistance control lnbDeleteColumn index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

http://www.91 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes row with the given index from the given listbox or combobox.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 213 of 415 Nothing Description: Removes row with given index from the 2D listbox. Example: _index = lbCurSel _control Category: OFP PC lnbGetColumnsPosition idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the index of the selected item of the given listbox or combobox.arma2. 0] Category: Resistance control lnbDeleteRow row Operand types: control: Control row: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: _control lnbDelete 0 Category: OFP PC lnbGetColumnsPosition control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: lnbDeleteRow [105.

column]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. color] Operand types: [idc. [row.arma2. Example: _picture = _control lnbPicture [row. [0. column] Operand types: [idc.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _n = lnbGetColumnsSize 105 Category: Resistance lnbPicture [idc. [row. [row. column].com/comref/full. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the picture name of the item with the given position of the given listbox or combobox. [row. column]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. color]: Array Compatibility: http://www. column] Category: OFP PC lnbSetColor [idc. column].1]] Category: Resistance control lnbPicture [row.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 214 of 415 Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the columns position in 2D listbox. Example: _picture = lnbPicture [101. column] Operand types: control: Control [row. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the picture name of the item with the given position of the 2D listbox.

[0. 1. [0.1].BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 215 of 415 Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 . 0.com/comref/full. Color is in format Color. color]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. data]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the color of the item with the given position of the 2D listbox. column]. column]. 1. column]. column]. Example: lnbSetColor [101. Example: lnbSetData [101.. Color is in format Color. [row.pos2. [row. [0.arma2. column]. [0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text color of the item with the given position of the given 2D listbox . 0.. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional text (invisible) in the item with the given position of the 2D listbox. 0. color] Operand types: control: Control [[row..5]] Category: Resistance control lnbSetColor [[row. 0. "#1"] Category: Resistance control lnbSetColumnsPos [pos1.5]] Category: OFP PC lnbsetColumnsPos [idc.1]. data] Operand types: [idc.] Operand types: http://www. Example: _control lnbSetColor [[row.

..pos2. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required..com/comref/full.pos2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the row with the given index of the 2D listbox.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 216 of 415 control: Control [pos1. 0] Category: Resistance control lnbSetCurSelRow row Operand types: control: Control row: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. index] Operand types: [idc.. column]. [row. Example: _control lbSetCurSel row Category: OFP PC lnbSetData [idc..]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. data] http://www.] Category: OFP PC lnbSetCurSelRow [idc. Example: lnbSetCurSel [105.html 7/11/2010 .. Example: _control lbSetColumnsPos [pos1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set position of 2d listbox columns. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox.

1]. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional text (invisible) in the item with the given position of the 2D listbox. data]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. [0. name]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. data]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. column]. [row. column]. [row.com/comref/full. column].BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 217 of 415 Operand types: [idc.arma2. data] Operand types: control: Control [[row. Example: _control lnbSetData [[row. [row.html 7/11/2010 . Example: lnbSetPicture [101. the dtaExt subdirectory of the campaign directory and the dtaExt directory and the data bank (or directory). Example: lnbSetData [101. [0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the picture in the item with the given position of the 2D listbox. "#1"] Category: Resistance control lnbSetData [[row. column]. name] Operand types: [idc.1]. The picture is searched in the mission directory. column]. "iskoda"] Category: Resistance http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional text (invisible) in the item with the given position of the given 2D listbox to the given data. column]. Name is the picture name. "#1"] Category: OFP PC lnbSetPicture [idc.

column].html 7/11/2010 . column]. Example: lnbSetData [101. text] Operand types: control: Control [[row. column]. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the picture in the item with the given position of the given 2D listbox. Name is the picture name. text]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. "#1"] Category: Resistance control lnbSetText [[row. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional text (invisible) in the item with the given position of the 2D listbox. column]. [row.arma2. [0. Example: _control lnbSetData [[row.com/comref/full. column]. name] Operand types: control: Control [[row. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional text (invisible) in the item with the given index of the given 2D listbox to the given data. "#1"] http://www. name]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. data]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. column]. column]. data] Operand types: [idc. The picture is searched in the mission directory. "iskoda"] Category: OFP PC lnbSetText [idc. Example: _control lnbSetPicture [[row. the dtaExt subdirectory of the campaign directory and the dtaExt directory and the data bank (or directory). [row. column].BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 218 of 415 control lnbSetPicture [[row.1].

arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional integer value in the item with the given position of the given 2D listbox to the given value. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional integer value in the item with the position index of the 2D listbox. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. column]. [row. Example: lnbSetValue [101. Example: http://www. 1] Category: OFP PC lnbSize idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full. [row. column]. 1] Category: Resistance control lnbSetValue [[row. column]. value] Operand types: [idc. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns [X. column].Y] size of 2D listbox. column].1]. Example: _control lnbSetValue [[row. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 219 of 415 Category: OFP PC lnbSetValue [idc.html 7/11/2010 . [0. value] Operand types: control: Control [[row.

Example: _n = lbSize _control Category: OFP PC lnbText [idc. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the number of items in the given listbox or combobox.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 220 of 415 _n = lnbSize 105 Category: Resistance lnbSize control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. http://www. [row. column]] Operand types: [idc.html 7/11/2010 . column] Operand types: control: Control [row.1]] Category: Resistance control lnbText [row. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the shown text in the item with the given position of the given 2D listbox. [0.arma2. column]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. column]]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Example: _text = lnbText [101.com/comref/full.91 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the shown text in the item with the given position of the 2D listbox.50 required. [row.

82 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the content of the given file. Example: _value = lnbValue [101. column]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. column] Operand types: [idc.com/comref/full. column]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: _value = _control lnbValue [row.arma2. [row. http://www.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the additional integer value in the item with the given position of the 2D listbox. column] Operand types: control: Control [row.1]] Category: Resistance control lnbValue [row. column] Category: OFP PC lnbValue [idc.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 221 of 415 Example: _text = _control lnbText [row. column] Category: OFP PC loadFile filename Operand types: filename: String Compatibility: Version 1. [row. [0. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the additional integer value in the item with the given position of the given 2D listbox.

Category: OFP person loadIdentity name Operand types: person: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Creates the load overlay dialog for the specified type of overlay. Category: Editor http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Load a game from the autosave.92 required. if failed.sqf" .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 222 of 415 Example: loadFile "myFunction.sav file in campaign directory (from entry name). restart the mission. result is "if a>b then {a} else {b}" Category: OFP loadGame Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 .75 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Loads person's identity from objects. Example: player loadIdentity "playerIdentity" Category: Resistance map loadOverlay config Operand types: map: Control config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.arma2.

Example: local unitName Category: OFP localize stringName Operand types: stringName: String Type of returned value: String Description: Replaces the string with the given name with the corresponding localized text from the stringtable. Note: all static objects are local on all computers.com/comref/full.csv file. Example: localize "STR_DN_FROG" Category: OFP http://www.sav file in campaign directory (from entry name).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 223 of 415 object loadStatus name Operand types: object: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 1.75 required. This can be used when one or more activation fields or scripts need to be performed only on one computer. In SP all objects are local.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Loads object's properties from objects. Example: player loadStatus "playerState" Category: Resistance local obj Operand types: obj: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: MP: checks whether the given unit is local on the computer.

Category: Location vehicle lock lock Operand types: vehicle: Object lock: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Locks the vehicle (disables mounting / dismounting) for the player. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return position of given location. Category: Location locationPosition location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: jeepOne lock true Category: OFP vehicle lockCargo lock Operand types: vehicle: Object lock: Boolean Compatibility: Version 5501 required.90 required. Type of returned value: Nothing http://www. Type of returned value: Location Description: A non-existing location.com/comref/full. This value is not equal to anything. including itself.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 224 of 415 locationNull Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2.

If it's locked. Category: OFP vehicle lockDriver lock Operand types: vehicle: Object lock: Boolean Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full.arma2. Category: OFP vehicle lockCargo [cargo index. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Lock the driver position of the vehicle. Category: OFP locked unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the vehicle is locked for the player. the player cannot mount / dismount without an order. lock] Operand types: vehicle: Object [cargo index. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Lock the cargo position of the vehicle. Example: locked jeepOne Category: OFP http://www. lock]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 225 of 415 Description: Lock the all cargo positions of the vehicle.html 7/11/2010 .

Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check whether cargo position of the vehicle is locked. http://www. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check whether driver position of the vehicle turret is locked. lock] Operand types: vehicle: Object [turret path.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 226 of 415 vehicle lockedCargo cargo index Operand types: vehicle: Object cargo index: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Category: OFP vehicle lockTurret [turret path. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check whether gunner position of the vehicle turret is locked. lock]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2. Category: OFP lockedDriver vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full. Category: OFP vehicle lockedTurret turret path Operand types: vehicle: Object turret path: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 .

arma2. Example: groupOne lockWP true Category: OFP log x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The base-10 logarithm of x. This is sometimes used during cut-scenes.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 227 of 415 Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Lock the gunner position of the vehicle turret. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Control what the unit is looking at (target or position) (format Position) http://www. Example: log 10 .40 required.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP group lockWp lockWP Operand types: group: Object or Group lockWP: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Disables switching to the next waypoint (the current waypoint will never complete while lockWp is used). result is 1 Category: Default unit(s) lookAt position Operand types: unit(s): Object or Array position: Object or Array Compatibility: Version 2.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Center the map on.75 required. Example: magazines player Category: Resistance mapAnimAdd frame Operand types: frame: Array Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 . http://www. The format of frame is [time. the position.arma2.92 required. zoom. the format of position is Position2D.27 required. otherSoldier lookAt getMarkerPos "markerOne" Category: OFP map lookAtPos position Operand types: map: Control position: Array Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Category: Editor magazines vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 228 of 415 Example: someSoldier lookAt otherSoldier. position]. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds the next frame to the map animation. and point the camera at. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns an array with the type names of all the vehicle's magazines.

0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clears the map animation.com/comref/full.arma2.1.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP mapAnimDone Compatibility: Version 1. Category: OFP markerAlpha markerName Operand types: markerName: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.27 required. Category: OFP mapAnimCommit Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Plays the map animation. getMarkerPos "anim1"] Category: OFP mapAnimClear Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the map animation has finished.27 required. Type of returned value: Number http://www.27 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 229 of 415 Example: mapAnimAdd [1.

Note: this function is identical to getMarkerColor.com/comref/full. Example: markerColor "MarkerOne" Category: OFP markerDir markerName Operand types: markerName: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: markerBrush "MarkerOne" Category: OFP markerColor markerName Operand types: markerName: String Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the marker brush. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the marker color.arma2.92 required. Type of returned value: Array http://www.50 required. See setMarkerAlpha. See setMarkerBrush. See setMarkerColor.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 230 of 415 Description: Gets the marker alpha. Example: markerAlpha "MarkerOne" Category: OFP markerBrush name Operand types: name: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

y].z. Note: this function is identical to getMarkerPos.50 required.arma2. Example: markerDir "MarkerOne" Category: OFP markerPos markerName Operand types: markerName: String Compatibility: Version 1.50 required. Type of returned value: Array http://www. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the marker shape. See setMarkerDir. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the marker positon in format [x.html 7/11/2010 . See setMarkerShape.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 231 of 415 Description: Gets the marker direction. Example: markerShape "MarkerOne" Category: OFP markerSize markerName Operand types: markerName: String Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full. Example: markerPos "markerOne" Category: OFP markerShape name Operand types: name: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

arma2. See setMarkerType. Example: markerText "MarkerOne" Category: OFP markerType markerName Operand types: markerName: String Compatibility: Version 1. Example: markerSize "MarkerOne" Category: OFP markerText markerName Operand types: markerName: String Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. See setMarkerText. See setMarkerSize. Note: this function is identical to getMarkerSize.com/comref/full. Note: this function is identical to getMarkerType.50 required. Example: markerType "MarkerOne" Category: OFP a max b Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: http://www. Type of returned value: Array Description: Gets the marker text.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the type of the marker.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 232 of 415 Description: Gets the marker size.

com/comref/full.90 required.b Example: 3 max 2 . Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the name of the current mission. Type of returned value: Config Description: Return root of mission description. Category: OFP missionNamespace http://www.arma2.80 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 233 of 415 The greater of a. Category: OFP PC missionName Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 . result is 3 Category: Default a min b Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The smaller of a.ext entries hierarchy.b Example: 3 min 2 . result is 2 Category: Default missionConfigFile Compatibility: Version 2.

Category: OFP a mod b Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The remainder of a divided by b.92 required. Note that the remainer is calculated in the real domain. Category: OFP http://www. Type of returned value: Namespace Description: Return the global namespace attached to mission.80 required. minute. Example: 3 mod 2 . day. second].com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Array Description: Converts position from object model space to world space.arma2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the time of the mission start in format [year. month.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 234 of 415 Compatibility: Version 5501 required. hour. result is 1 Category: Default object modelToWorld modelPos Operand types: object: Object modelPos: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP missionStart Compatibility: Version 1.

result is 0.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Example: groupOne move getPos player Category: OFP soldier moveInCargo vehicle Operand types: soldier: Object vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the soldier into the vehicle's cargo position.+1). Example: morale leader player .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 235 of 415 morale unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5500 required.arma2.. without animation). (Immediately. Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks a current morale level of the unit (-1.5 Category: OFP group move pos Operand types: group: Object or Group pos: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Creates a move waypoint on the given position (format Position) and makes it the currently active group waypoint. Example: soldierOne moveInCargo jeepOne Category: OFP http://www.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 236 of 415 soldier moveInCargo [vehicle. (Immediately.com/comref/full. (Immediately. Example: soldierOne moveInCargo jeepOne Category: OFP soldier moveInCommander vehicle Operand types: soldier: Object vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the soldier into the vehicle's commander position. CargoIndex]: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the soldier into a vehicle's specified cargo position. without animation).arma2. without animation). CargoIndex] Operand types: soldier: Object [vehicle. without animation). Example: soldierOne moveInDriver jeepOne Category: OFP soldier moveInGunner vehicle Operand types: http://www. (Immediatetely. Example: soldierOne moveInCommander jeepOne Category: OFP soldier moveInDriver vehicle Operand types: soldier: Object vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the soldier into the vehicle's driver position.html 7/11/2010 .

Example: soldierOne moveInTurret [tank. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Shifts an editor object to the end of the objects array. turret path]: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the soldier into the vehicle's turret. http://www. This means that the object will be drawn last (after all other objects). without animation). [0.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 237 of 415 soldier: Object vehicle: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the soldier into the vehicle's gunner position. without animation). turret path] Operand types: soldier: Object [vehicle. 0]] Category: OFP map moveObjectToEnd object Operand types: map: Control object: String Compatibility: Version 2. (Immediately.arma2.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .92 required. (Immediately. Category: Editor moveOut soldier Operand types: soldier: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: soldierOne moveInGunner jeepOne Category: OFP soldier moveInTurret [vehicle.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Low level command to person to move to given position.61 required.com/comref/full. without animation).62 required.html 7/11/2010 . (Immediately. http://www. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current time of the most important RTM animation currently being played on the soldier.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 238 of 415 Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the soldier out of vehicle. Example: moveTime player Category: OFP PC person moveTo position Operand types: person: Object position: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if latest low level moveTo command is finished. Category: OFP moveTime soldier Operand types: soldier: Object Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Category: OFP moveToCompleted person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.

Category: OFP name object Operand types: object: Object Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the name of the variable assigned to the object in the mission editor. Category: OFP musicVolume Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks the current music volume (set by fadeMusic). When used on a vehicle. driver.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 239 of 415 Category: OFP moveToFailed person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Example: name vehicle player Category: OFP name location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if latest low level moveTo command failed. gunner).com/comref/full.90 required. http://www. the name of the first crew member is returned (in order: commander.html 7/11/2010 .92 required.arma2.

radius] or [[typeName1. type]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. typeName2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 240 of 415 Type of returned value: String Description: Return name of global vatiable containing given location.]. Type of returned value: Array Description: Find entities in the circle with given radius. Example: neareastBuilding player Category: OFP nearestLocation [position..html 7/11/2010 . typeName2.90 required. only entities of given type (or its subtype) are listed. If typeName(s) is (are) given. .. Example: _list = position player nearObjects 50 Category: OFP nearestBuilding obj Operand types: obj: Object Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the nearest building to the given object. radius]: Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Location http://www. radius] Operand types: position: Object or Array radius or [typeName. radius] or [[typeName1.com/comref/full. type] Operand types: [position. Category: Location position nearEntities radius or [typeName.. .]..arma2.

locations will be ordered by distance from this point.y.92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 241 of 415 Description: Find the nearest location (to the given position) of given type. <position to sort from>] Operand types: [position. Pos may be using format [x. Example: nearestObject [player. within the specified distance. "type"].arma2. [types]. Type of returned value: Array Description: Find the nearest locations (from the given position) of certain types. If <position to sort from> is provided. Category: Location nearestLocationWithDubbing position Operand types: position: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. <position to sort from>]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. "type"] or [object. Type of returned value: Location Description: Find the nearest location (to the given position) having it speech non-empty. distance. "StreetLamp"] Category: OFP http://www. [types]. Category: Location nearestObject pos Operand types: pos: Array Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the nearest object of the given type to the given position or object. Category: Location nearestLocations [position. distance.z.

. 200] Category: OFP http://www...01 required. Example: obj = position player nearestObject 1234 Category: Resistance nearestObjects pos Operand types: pos: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Object Description: Find object nearest to given position with given type.y. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns a list of nearest objects of the given types to the given position or object. ["Car"..z. Example: nearestObjects [player.com/comref/full."Tank"].html 7/11/2010 . ["type"..BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 242 of 415 position nearestObject type Operand types: position: Array type: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Object Description: Find object nearest to given position with given Visitor id. limit] or [object.arma2.].92 required.]. limit]..01 required. ["type". Example: obj = position player nearestObject "Building" Category: Resistance position nearestObject id Operand types: position: Array id: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Pos may be using format [x. within the specified distance.

92 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check whether all data are loaded to nearObjects will return in reasonable time. Type of returned value: Array Description: Find objects in the circle with given radius. only objects of given type (or its subtype) are listed. Type of returned value: Array Description: Find the road segments within the circle of given radius.arma2. radius]: Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _list = player nearRoads 50 http://www. Example: _ok = position player nearObjectsReady 50 Category: OFP position or object nearRoads radius Operand types: position or object: Object or Array radius: Number Compatibility: Version 5500 required. radius] Operand types: position: Object or Array radius or [typeName. Example: _list = position player nearObjects 50 Category: OFP position nearObjectsReady radius Operand types: position: Object or Array radius: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. If typeName is given.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 243 of 415 position nearObjects radius or [typeName.

type. Category: Editor nextMenuItemIndex map Operand types: http://www.92 required. cost. distance radius around it. The output is list of items: [position.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Number Description: Return how much vehicle wants to reload its weapons. subj.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 244 of 415 Category: OFP unit nearTargets radius Operand types: unit: Object radius: Number Type of returned value: Array Description: Check target database of the unit for all targets in max.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Creates the new overlay dialog for the specified type of overlay.com/comref/full.arma2. object] Category: OFP needReload vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP map newOverlay config Operand types: map: Control config: Config Compatibility: Version 2. side.

Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the time (in seconds) when the next weather change will occur.com/comref/full. Example: variableToDestroy = nil Category: Default map nMenuItems menu index Operand types: map: Control menu index: Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Editor http://www.92 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the next available menu item index. This value can be used to undefine an existing variable.92 required. Category: OFP nil Type of returned value: Any Description: Nil value. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the total number of user-added menu items belonging to the given menu.92 required.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. Category: Editor nextWeatherChange Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 245 of 415 map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.

0.5324] Category: OFP objNull Type of returned value: Object Description: A non-existing object.arma2. result is true Category: Default NumberToDate [year.time] Operand types: [year.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 246 of 415 not a Operand types: a: Boolean Type of returned value: Boolean Description: not a Example: not false .com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . result is false Category: OFP objective objStatus status Operand types: objective: String status: String Type of returned value: http://www. Example: date = NumberToDate [2008. including itself. Example: player == objNull . This value is not equal to anything.time]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Convert float number to date.

75 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines a sound (voice) that is played the first time when the Group section in the briefing is selected.html 7/11/2010 . "FAILED". Status may be one of: "ACTIVE". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines a sound (voice) that is played the first time when the Notes section in the briefing is selected. "DONE" or "HIDDEN". Example: "obj_1" objStatus "FAILED" Category: OFP onBriefingGroup sound Operand types: sound: String Compatibility: Version 1.75 required. Example: onBriefingGroup "GroupVoiceOver" Category: Resistance onBriefingNotes sound Operand types: sound: String Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full.arma2. Example: onBriefingNotes "NotesVoiceOver" Category: Resistance onBriefingPlan sound Operand types: sound: String http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 247 of 415 Nothing Description: Sets the briefing objective status.

75 required.92 required. Example: onBriefingPlan "PlanVoiceOver" Category: Resistance onBriefingTeamSwitch sound Operand types: sound: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when commnad mode change. Command receives _isHighCommand bool Category: OFP map onDoubleClick command Operand types: map: Control http://www. Example: onBriefingTeamSwitch "TeamSwitchVoiceOver" Category: Resistance onCommandModeChanged command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5501 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 248 of 415 Compatibility: Version 1.arma2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines a sound (voice) that is played the first time when the Team switch section in the briefing is selected.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines a sound (voice) that is played the first time when the Plan section in the briefing is selected.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when palyer clicked on group marker (3D or in a map) Category: OFP onGroupIconOverEnter command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when palyer clicked on group marker (3D or in a map) Category: OFP onGroupIconOverLeave command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Any Description: Defines an action performed when the user double clicks on the map.92 required._alt bool key state Category: Editor onGroupIconClick command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing http://www.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 249 of 415 command: String Compatibility: Version 2. Command receives: _pos array position _units array selected units _shift.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when the user clicks on the map.arma2.91 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when HC group has been selected.com/comref/full. group player]" Category: Resistance parameters onMapSingleClick command Operand types: parameters: Any command: Compatibility: http://www. Example: onMapSingleClick """SoldierEG"" createUnit [_pos.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 250 of 415 Description: Defines an action performed when palyer clicked on group marker (3D or in a map) Category: OFP onHCGroupSelectionChanged command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Command receives _group group selected group _isSelected bool new selection state Category: OFP onMapSingleClick command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 1. command should return true. Command receives: _pos array position _units array selected units _shift._alt bool key state If the click is processed.

html 7/11/2010 . command should return true.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 251 of 415 Version 5500 required. Variables _id and _name are set. Variables _id and _name are set. group player]" Category: OFP onPlayerConnected statement Operand types: statement: Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when the user clicks on the map. Example: "SoldierEG" onMapSingleClick "_this createUnit [_pos. Category: Resistance onPlayerDisconnected statement Operand types: statement: Compatibility: Version 2. Command receives: _pos array position _units array selected units _shift.10 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: This statement is launched whenever a player is disconnected from a MP session._alt bool key state _this any parameters passed to this function If the click is processed.10 required.com/comref/full.arma2. Category: Resistance onPreloadFinished command http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: This statement is launched whenever a player is connected to a MP session.

Command receives: _pos array position Category: Editor onTeamSwitch command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5500 required.com/comref/full.92 required. Type of returned value: Any Description: Defines an action performed when the user right clicks on the map and selects New Object.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP onPreloadStarted command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed just before the preload screen started. Type of returned value: http://www. Category: OFP map onShowNewObject command Operand types: map: Control command: String Compatibility: Version 2. Set to empty for default behavior.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 252 of 415 Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed after the preload screen finished.

Command receives: _from object previous unit _to object current units Category: OFP a or b Operand types: a: Boolean b: Boolean Type of returned value: Boolean Description: a or b Example: not alive player or not alive leader player Category: Default unitArray orderGetIn order Operand types: unitArray: Array order: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Forces all units in the list to get in their assigned vehicle.92 required. Example: [unitOne. Type of returned value: Number Description: http://www. unitTwo] orderGetIn true Category: OFP overcast Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 253 of 415 Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when the team switch is finished.

Example: parseNumber "0.arma2. Category: OFP owner object Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Parse string containing real number.92 required. Otherwise return 0. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the overcast forecast. Category: OFP overcastForecast Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.125" Category: Default parseText text http://www.html 7/11/2010 .92 required. Category: OFP parseNumber string Operand types: string: String Compatibility: Version 2. return the ID of the client where the object is local.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 254 of 415 Return the current overcast. Type of returned value: Number Description: On server machine.

1415 Category: Default pickWeaponPool obj Operand types: obj: Object Compatibility: Version 1. result is 3.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 255 of 415 Operand types: text: String Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP pi Type of returned value: Number Description: pi (180 degrees converted to radians) Example: pi .com/comref/full.01 required. http://www. Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Creates a structured text by parsing the given XML description. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Transfers weapons and magazines from the cargo space of object obj to the weapon pool (used in campaigns to transfer weapons to the next mission). Type of returned value: Namespace Description: Return the global namespace attached to config parser.75 required.html 7/11/2010 .&ltbr/&gt.Second line" Category: OFP parsingNamespace Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: txt = parseText "First line&lt.img image=data\isniper.arma2.paa/&gt.

a smooth transition to the given action will be initiated. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: When used on a person. but all previous playAction are discarded. a smooth transition to the given action will be initiated. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: When used on a person. Example: soldierOne playActionNow "SitDown" Category: OFP http://www. Example: soldierOne playAction "SitDown" Category: OFP soldier playActionNow action Operand types: soldier: Object action: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 256 of 415 Category: Resistance playableUnits Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Category: OFP soldier playAction action Operand types: soldier: Object action: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return a list of playable units (occupied by both AI or players).

In MP this value is different on each computer.92 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the player remaining time to respawn. Category: OFP playerSide Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Side Description: Returns the player's side. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the number of players playing on the given side. http://www.09 required.80 required. Category: OFP playersNumber side Operand types: side: Side Compatibility: Version 1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 257 of 415 player Type of returned value: Object Description: This is the person controlled by the player.arma2. Example: alive player Category: OFP playerRespawnTime Compatibility: Version 2. This is valid even when the player controlled person is dead (a difference from player side).com/comref/full.

mission] or [campaign.arma2. the intro and briefing are skipped. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: When used on a person. a single mission is launched.Noe"] Category: OFP soldier playMove moveName Operand types: soldier: Object moveName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: When used on a person. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The mission is launched (from the main menu). a smooth transition to the given move will be initiated. a smooth transition to the given move will be initiated. Both campaign and mission are given as their directory name. skipBriefing] Operand types: [campaign. Example: soldierOne playGesture "Wave" Category: OFP playMission [campaign. mission.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 258 of 415 Category: OFP soldier playGesture moveName Operand types: soldier: Object moveName: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required. mission] or [campaign. If the campaign is empty. Example: playMission["XOutrage".html 7/11/2010 . Example: http://www.com/comref/full. mission.19 required. If skipBriefing is true. skipBriefing]: Array Compatibility: Version 2."x05Negotiator.

Example: soldierOne playMoveNow "Stand" Category: OFP playMusic nameAndPos Operand types: nameAndPos: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Plays music defined in the description.ext file. The format of nameAndPos is [name. Position is in seconds. 30] Category: OFP playMusic name Operand types: name: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Plays music defined in the description. a smooth transition to the given move will be initiated.com/comref/full. but all previous playAction are discarded. Example: playMusic "musicname" http://www.ext file. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: When used on a person.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 259 of 415 soldierOne playMove "Stand" Category: OFP soldier playMoveNow moveName Operand types: soldier: Object moveName: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2.html 7/11/2010 .position]. Example: playMusic ["Track13".

config]: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. expression.html 7/11/2010 . Example: position player Category: OFP http://www. Example: playSound "soundname" Category: OFP position object Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 1. launch an empty mission and execute the given expression. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the object position in format Position.50 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 260 of 415 Category: OFP playScriptedMission [world. config] Operand types: [world.ext file. Config (optional) can reference to the config entry replacing description. expression. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Load the given world.com/comref/full. Category: OFP playSound name Operand types: name: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Plays a sound defined in the description.arma2.ext for this mission.

arma2. Example: _worldPos = positionCameraToWorld _cameraPos Category: OFP PC map posScreenToWorld [x.54 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Convert screen coordinates in map to world coordinates. y] Operand types: map: Control [x. Type of returned value: Array Description: Transform position from camera coordinate space to world coordinate space. Category: Location positionCameraToWorld position Operand types: position: Array Compatibility: Version 2.90 required.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 261 of 415 position location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP PC map posWorldToScreen position Operand types: map: Control position: Array http://www. y]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.52 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return (raw) position of given location.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 262 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2. 0.0075. Category: OFP PC number ppEffectAdjust array Operand types: number: Number array: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adjust parameters for specified post process effect Example: "radialBlurr" ppEffectEnable [] Category: Visual array ppEffectCommit scalar Operand types: array: Array scalar: Number http://www. 0.com/comref/full.arma2. 0.html 7/11/2010 .92 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Convert world coordinates to screen coordinates in map.54 required.92 required.0075.1] Category: Visual string ppEffectAdjust array Operand types: string: String array: Array Compatibility: Version 2.1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set post process effect parameters Example: hndl ppEffectAdjust [0.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 263 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2.. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set time when old pars are replaced by last set..92 required.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set time when old pars are replaced by last set.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. if 0 set immediately Example: . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set time when old pars are replaced by last set. if 0 set immediately Example: hndl ppEffectCommit 0 Category: Visual number ppEffectCommit number Operand types: number: Number number: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Visual ppEffectCommitted effect http://www.com/comref/full. if 0 set immediately Example: hndl ppEffectCommit 0 Category: Visual string ppEffectCommit number Operand types: string: String number: Number Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.

Type of returned value: Number Description: Create post process effect specified by name and priority http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 264 of 415 Operand types: effect: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check whether given post process effect is commited Category: Visual ppEffectCreate effect Operand types: effect: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full.arma2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check whether given post process effect is commited Category: Visual ppEffectCommitted effect Operand types: effect: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Create post process effect specified by name and priority Category: Visual ppEffectCreate effect Operand types: effect: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

com/comref/full.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable / disable post process effect Example: hndl ppEffectEnable true Category: Visual string ppEffectEnable bool http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Destroy post process effect given by handle Category: Visual number ppEffectEnable bool Operand types: number: Number bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 265 of 415 Category: Visual ppEffectDestroy effect Operand types: effect: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Create post process effect specified by name and priority Category: Visual ppEffectDestroy effect Operand types: effect: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 .92 required.

["chromAberration".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 266 of 415 Operand types: string: String bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2. is overloaded form multiple effects.92 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the precision of the given entity. ["chromAberration". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable/disable specified post process effect. Example: "radialBlurr" ppEffectEnable true.92 required. "radialBlurr"] ppEffectEnable true Category: Visual array ppEffectEnable bool Operand types: array: Array bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. is overloaded form multiple effects. Category: OFP preloadCamera position Operand types: http://www.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable/disable specified post process effect.92 required. Example: "radialBlurr" ppEffectEnable true. "radialBlurr"] ppEffectEnable true Category: Visual precision entity Operand types: entity: Object Compatibility: Version 2.

"type"].com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Preload all data for given object.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 267 of 415 position: Array Compatibility: Version 2.50 required.speed] or ["name". Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Make sure sound can start playing without any delay once we need it.ext file.arma2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Preload all textures and models around given position Category: OFP distance preloadObject object Operand types: distance: Number object: Object or String Compatibility: Version 2.50 required. Category: OFP preloadSound sound Operand types: sound: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: http://www. Speed is ignored."type".50 required.argument uses format ["text". Preload data The object can be defined in the description. Category: OFP preloadTitleObj effect Operand types: effect: Array Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Object title .html 7/11/2010 .

html 7/11/2010 . result is "if a>b then {a} else {b}" Category: OFP preprocessFileLineNumbers filename Operand types: filename: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: preprocessFile "myFunction. Preload data The resource can be defined in the description. "PLAIN"] Category: OFP preprocessFile filename Operand types: filename: String Compatibility: Version 1. The preprocessor is C-like.58 required. The preprocessor is C-like.ext file. it supports comments using // or /* and */ and macros defined with #define.sqf" .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 268 of 415 titleObj ["BISLogo"."type"]."type". http://www.speed] or ["name". Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the preprocessed content of the given file. Example: titleRsc ["BIS".com/comref/full. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the preprocessed content of the given file.arma2.argument uses format ["name". it supports comments using // or /* and */ and macros defined with #define.82 required."plain"] Category: OFP preloadTitleRsc effect Operand types: effect: Array Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Resource title . Speed is ignored.

Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the priority of the task. result is "if a>b then {a} else {b}" Category: OFP primaryWeapon vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 1.85 required.arma2.91 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the name of the vehicle's primary weapon (an empty string if there is none).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 269 of 415 Example: preprocessFileLineNumbers "myFunction.com/comref/full. Example: primaryWeapon player Category: Resistance priority task Operand types: task: Task Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Introduces one or more local variables in the innermost scope.sqf" . Category: Default http://www. Category: Identity private variable Operand types: variable: String or Array Compatibility: Version 1.75 required.html 7/11/2010 .

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Process commands stored using setVehicleInit.33 required.arma2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Open the diary screen on the record specified by link. 1]) Category: OFP progressPosition control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 5500 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 270 of 415 processDiaryLink link Operand types: link: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current position in the progress bar. http://www.html 7/11/2010 . Category: Identity processInitCommands Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP progressLoadingScreen progress Operand types: progress: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: If loading screen is show. set progress bar to the given value (from interval [0.

Example: publicVariable "CTFscoreOne" Category: OFP putWeaponPool obj Operand types: obj: Object Compatibility: Version 1.75 required.92 required.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. Only type Number is supported in versions 1. http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Transfers weapons and magazines from the weapon pool (used in campaigns to transfer weapons to the next mission) into the cargo space of object obj.34: Number. Object and Group.com/comref/full. The following types are supported since 1. Boolean. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the current position in the progress bar. Example: _control sliderSetPosition 0 Category: OFP PC publicVariable varName Operand types: varName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Broadcasts the variable value to all computers.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 271 of 415 Example: _pos = progressPosition _control Category: OFP PC control progressSetPosition pos Operand types: control: Control pos: Number Compatibility: Version 2.33 and before.

1415 Category: Default radioVolume http://www. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the number of weapons of type name in the weapon pool (used in campaigns to transfer weapons to the next mission).com/comref/full.75 required. Category: Resistance queryWeaponPool name Operand types: name: String Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the number of magazines of type name in the weapon pool (used in campaigns to transfer weapons to the next mission). Example: rad 180 . result is 3. Category: Resistance rad x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: Converts x from degrees to radians.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 272 of 415 Category: Resistance queryMagazinePool name Operand types: name: String Compatibility: Version 1.75 required.html 7/11/2010 .

com/comref/full.92 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the rank of the given unit. Category: OFP random x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The random real value from 0 to x. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the current rain.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP rankId unit http://www. Category: OFP rain Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. (0<=random<1) Example: random 1 Category: Default rank unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 273 of 415 Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks the current radio volume (set by setRadioVolume).

91 required.arma2. This rating is increased for killing enemies. Type of returned value: Array Description: http://www. decreased for killing friendlies and can be changed by a mission designer. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the rank of the given unit for comparison.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .90 required. Category: OFP rating unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks the unit rating. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if given location has rectangular shape.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 274 of 415 Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Category: Location registeredTasks teamMember Operand types: teamMember: Compatibility: Version 2. Example: rating player Category: OFP rectangular location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2.

90 required. Parameters are defined in the given config class (subclass of CfgTasks).92 required.arma2. Category: OFP who remoteControl whom http://www. Category: Identity reload vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Reload all weapons. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Register a new task type.com/comref/full.92 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check whether magazine is reloaded whenever emptied.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 275 of 415 List all registered task types. Category: Identity teamMember registerTask entry name Operand types: teamMember: entry name: String Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP reloadEnabled vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 2.

Example: player remoteControl gunner _uav Category: OFP unit removeAction index Operand types: unit: Object index: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes all event handlers of the given type which were added by addEventHandler.85 required.arma2. Example: player removeAction 0 Category: OFP object removeAllEventHandlers handlerType Operand types: object: Object handlerType: String Compatibility: Version 1.11 required.html 7/11/2010 . Example: player removeAllEventHandlers "killed" Category: OFP http://www.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 276 of 415 Operand types: who: Object whom: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes the action with the given id. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switch on remote control of the unit.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes all special items from the unit. string identifier]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Editor map removeDrawLinks [from.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes an icon for an editor object. string identifier] Operand types: map: Control [object.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 277 of 415 removeAllItems unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: removeAllItems player Category: OFP removeAllWeapons unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes all weapons from the unit. param type] Operand types: map: Control http://www. Example: removeAllWeapons player Category: OFP map removeDrawIcon [object.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full.arma2.

Index is returned by addEventHandler. param type]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 278 of 415 [from. Example: group removeGroupIcon id Category: OFP unit removeMagazine weaponName http://www. Category: Editor object removeEventHandler handler Operand types: object: Object handler: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Format of handler is [type.0] Category: OFP group removeGroupIcon icon ID Operand types: group: Group icon ID: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove all drawn links for the given editor object for the given editor object type. Example: player removeEventHandler ["killed". Pass an empty string as param type to remove all draw links for an object.index].85 required.92 required.arma2. all handler indices higher that the deleted one should be decremented.html 7/11/2010 . When any handler is removed. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes event handler added by addEventHandler.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove icon with given ID from group.

When doing so.92 required.com/comref/full. Example: player removeMagazine "M16" Category: OFP unit removeMagazines weaponName Operand types: unit: Object weaponName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes all magazines of the given type from the unit.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 279 of 415 Operand types: unit: Object weaponName: String or Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes the magazine from the unit. When doing so. application behaviour is undefined. Category: Editor map removeMenuItem text of menu item to delete Operand types: map: Control http://www. application behaviour is undefined. Note: you may create invalid combinations by using this function. Note: you may create invalid combinations by using this function.html 7/11/2010 . Example: player removeMagazines "M16" Category: OFP map removeMenuItem index of menu item to delete Operand types: map: Control index of menu item to delete: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes a previously added menu item.

92 required.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 280 of 415 text of menu item to delete: String Compatibility: Version 2. http://www. application behaviour is undefined. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove a simple task from the list of simple tasks. Category: Identity removeSwitchableUnit person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Note: you may create invalid combinations by using this function. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes a previously added menu item. When doing so. Category: Editor person removeSimpleTask task Operand types: person: Object task: Task Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 .92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove a unit from the list of units available for team switch.arma2. Category: OFP unit removeWeapon weaponName Operand types: unit: Object weaponName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes the weapon from the unit.

If it's not.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 281 of 415 Example: player removeWeapon "M16" Category: OFP requiredVersion version Operand types: version: String Compatibility: Version 1.75 required.30" Category: OFP resistance Type of returned value: Side Description: The Resistance side. This function can be used to add or remove elements from the array. "1.html 7/11/2010 . The version format is "Major. Example: requiredVersion "1.com/comref/full. Example: array resize 2 Category: Default http://www.g.30".Minor".arma2. e.21 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the appropriate version of the application is available. a warning message is shown and false is returned. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Changes the array size. Category: OFP array resize count Operand types: array: Array count: Number Compatibility: Version 1.

for example). It does not matter whether the group can know about the unit or not. count = 0] Operand types: vehicle: Object [delay = -1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Restarts the mission editor camera (if it was deleted by a script.arma2. Category: Editor group reveal unit Operand types: group: Object or Group unit: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Reveals the unit to the group. Delay is respawn delay. Example: soldierOne reveal soldierTwo Category: OFP reversedMouseY http://www.0. 3] Category: OFP restartEditorCamera map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.ext is used. default respawnDelay from description.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set vehicle as respawnable in MP games.52 required. Count tells how many respawns is processed (default unlimited). count = 0]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 282 of 415 vehicle respawnVehicle [delay = -1.com/comref/full.92 required. Example: car respawnVehicle [5.

result is -5 Category: Default runInitScript Compatibility: Version 2.33 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return if mouse vertical axe is inverted. Category: OFP round x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The round value of x.sqs script.arma2.25 . Category: OFP http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 283 of 415 Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full. Category: OFP roadsConnectedTo road segment Operand types: road segment: Object Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Find the road segments connected to the given road segment.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Launch init. Example: round -5.

http://www. Type of returned value: Number Category: OFP SafeZoneY Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Number Category: OFP SafeZoneW Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Number Category: OFP saveGame Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Creates an autosave game (used for Retry).com/comref/full.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 284 of 415 SafeZoneH Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Number Category: OFP SafeZoneX Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

http://www.92 required.arma2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Saves object's properties to objects.75 required.75 required.html 7/11/2010 .sav file in campaign directory as entry name. Example: saveOverlay _map Category: Editor object saveStatus name Operand types: object: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full. Example: player saveIdentity "playerIdentity" Category: Resistance saveOverlay map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Save the current overlay. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Saves person's identity to objects.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 285 of 415 Category: OFP person saveIdentity name Operand types: person: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 1.sav file in campaign directory as entry name.

target] say speechName Operand types: unit or [unit. speed]. Category: OFP unit or [unit. the title is not shown. maxTitlesDistance. If the camera is not withing the given range. Example: saveVar "varOne" Category: OFP savingEnabled Compatibility: Version 5501 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 286 of 415 Example: player saveStatus "playerState" Category: Resistance saveVar varName Operand types: varName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Saves the variable value into the global campaign space. The unit will play the given sound. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The format of speechName is [sound. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if saving the game is enabled.html 7/11/2010 .ext file. Category: OFP http://www.com/comref/full. If the unit is a person. The sound is defined in the description. If target is given.75 required. maxTitlesDistance] or [sound. target]: Object or Array speechName: Array Compatibility: Version 1. it will also pefrorm the corresponding lipsync effect.arma2. titles will be written to the conversation history. The variable is then available to all following missions in the campaign.

target] say speechName Operand types: unit or [unit. target]: Object or Array speechName: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. target] say2D speechName Operand types: unit or [unit. If the unit is a person.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Functionally same as Say.ext file. target] say2D speechName Operand types: unit or [unit. The sound is defined in the description.arma2. target]: Object or Array speechName: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required. it will also pefrorm the corresponding lipsync effect.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 287 of 415 unit or [unit. only difference is sound played as 2D (mono) allways.html 7/11/2010 . If target is given. Example: soldierOne say "speechId" Category: OFP unit or [unit. only difference is sound played as 2D (mono) allways. target]: Object or Array speechName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The unit will play the given sound. Example: soldierOne say "speechId" Category: OFP unit or [unit. Category: OFP http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Functionally same as Say. titles will be written to the conversation history.

only difference is sound played as 3D allways. Category: OFP unit or [unit.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 288 of 415 unit or [unit. Name is visible in debugger. target]: Object or Array speechName: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full. only difference is sound played as 3D allways. Category: Default score unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Functionally same as Say. Scope name can be defined only once per scope.html 7/11/2010 . Example: soldierOne say "speechId" Category: OFP scopeName name Operand types: name: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: defines name of current scope.arma2. target]: Object or Array speechName: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required. and name is also used as reference in some commands. target] say3D speechName Operand types: unit or [unit. target] say3D speechName Operand types: unit or [unit. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Functionally same as Say.

50 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Assign a friendly name to the VM script thjis command is executed from.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if script is already finished Category: OFP scriptName name Operand types: name: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 289 of 415 Number Description: MP: returns the unit's score. Category: OFP scriptDone script Operand types: script: Script Compatibility: Version 2. Example: http://www. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the position on landscape (in world coordinates) corresponding to the given point on screen (in UI coordinates). Example: score unitOne Category: OFP screenToWorld position Operand types: position: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2.

Launch preparation.28 required. 3 . Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current state of the given scud launcher. http://www. Example: secondaryWeapon player Category: Resistance array select index Operand types: array: Array index: Boolean Type of returned value: Any Description: If the index is false. it selects the second one. Note: nonintegral values are used to indicate a transition between states.Launched.No activity.html 7/11/2010 . The following states are recognized: 0 .75 required.Launch prepared. If it is true.arma2. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the name of a vehicle's secondary weapon (an empty string if there is none). 2 .com/comref/full.Ignition and 4 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 290 of 415 scriptName "Trading" Category: Default scudState scud Operand types: scud: Object Compatibility: Version 1. this selects the first element of the array. 1 . Example: scudState scudOne>=4 Category: OFP secondaryWeapon vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 1.

Type of returned value: Config Description: Returns subentry with given index. 2. _sourcesCount] Operand types: [_position. Type of returned value: Array Description: Find the places with the max. Example: [1. value of _expression in the given area. 1 the second. Index 0 denotes the first element. result is 2 Category: Default selectBestPlaces [_position. Example: (configFile >> "CfgVehicles") select 0 Category: OFP PC array select index Operand types: array: Array index: Number Type of returned value: Any Description: Selects index element of the array.arma2. _radius.35 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 291 of 415 Category: Default config select index Operand types: config: Config index: Number Compatibility: Version 2. 3] select 1 .com/comref/full. _expression. _expression. _radius. _sourcesCount]: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Category: OFP http://www. etc. _precision.html 7/11/2010 . _precision.

Category: Editor object selectionPosition selection name Operand types: object: Object selection name: String Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Identity selectedEditorObjects map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 292 of 415 person selectDiarySubject subject Operand types: person: Object subject: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required.arma2.92 required.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Returns a list of currently selected editor objects. Category: Editor map selectEditorObject object Operand types: map: Control object: String Compatibility: Version 2. Does not un-select previously selected objects.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Any Description: Select an editor object. http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Select the subject page in a log.

33 required.com/comref/full. Example: http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 293 of 415 Type of returned value: Array Description: Search for selection in the object model (first in the memory level. Category: OFP group selectLeader unit Operand types: group: Group unit: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP selectPlayer unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Example: group player selectLeader player Category: OFP selectNoPlayer Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switch player to no unit. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switch player to given unit. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Select group leader. Returns position in model space. then in other levels).33 required.arma2.

value1..BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 294 of 415 selectPlayer aP Category: OFP unit selectWeapon weapon Operand types: unit: Object weapon: String Compatibility: Version 1.]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. For weapon values see CfgWeapons. parentTask].com/comref/full. . name2. name2. .26 required.. value2.27 required. priority.] Operand types: sender: [receiver.html 7/11/2010 . value2. value1.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the given weapon..92 required. [type] or [type. [type] or [type. Type of returned value: Task http://www. priority. Example: vehicle player sendSimpleCommand "STOP" Category: OFP sender sendTask [receiver. name1.. name1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sends a simple command to the vehicle's driver / gunner. Example: soldierOne selectWeapon "LAWLauncher" Category: OFP object sendSimpleCommand command Operand types: object: Object command: String Compatibility: Version 2. parentTask].

Type is name of registered task type. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Send a result of the task to the task sender.75 required. Category: Identity task sendTaskResult [state. "Hello"] Category: Default http://www.com/comref/full. index+1 is called to create it. Category: Identity serverTime Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2. result. sentence]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Changes an element of the given array. value]. Type of returned value: Number Description: Server time synchronized to clients. result.92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 295 of 415 Description: Create a new AI task (subtask of parentTask). Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Format of element is [index. If the element does not exist.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP array set element Operand types: array: Array element: Array Compatibility: Version 1. sentence] Operand types: task: Task [state. Example: array set [0.

arma2. Example: rearmTruckOne setAmmoCargo 0 Category: OFP http://www.92 required. An amount of one indicates a full cargo.html 7/11/2010 .1 Category: OFP airportId setAirportSide side Operand types: airportId: Number side: Side Compatibility: Version 2. Example: setAccTime 0. Ammo resources are used to resupply vehicles. soldiers use individual magazines instead. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set owner of the airport Example: 0 setAirportSide east Category: OFP vehicle setAmmoCargo ammoCargo Operand types: vehicle: Object ammoCargo: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the amount of ammo resources in the cargo space of a repair vehicle.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 296 of 415 setAccTime accFactor Operand types: accFactor: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the time acceleration coeficient. It can also be used to slow down time in cutscenes.com/comref/full.

73 required. Example: txt = img setAttributes ["image".]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. "data\iSoldier. value1.. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets custom camera apreture (-1 to do it automatically).com/comref/full.01 required. . name2. value2. Category: OFP setArmoryPoints points Operand types: points: Number Compatibility: Version 5500 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 297 of 415 setAperture set Operand types: set: Number Compatibility: Version 2. value2...] Operand types: text: Text or String [name1. Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Returns a structured text created by the given structured or plain text by setting attributes to the given values. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Store the given amount of armory points.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP text setAttributes [name1. value1. name2. .paa"] Category: OFP group setBehaviour behaviour Operand types: group: Object or Group http://www.arma2..

Example: _soldier setCameraInterest 50 Category: OFP person setCaptive captive Operand types: person: Object captive: Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Marks the unit as captive. "COMBAT" or "STEALTH".arma2.com/comref/full. the vehicle commander is marked instead. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set camera interest for given entity. "AWARE". Behaviour is one of: "CARELESS". "SAFE".html 7/11/2010 . Example: groupOne setBehaviour "SAFE" Category: OFP entity setCameraInterest interest Operand types: entity: Object interest: Number Compatibility: Version 2. A captive is neutral to everyone. If the unit is a vehicle. Note: This function does not remove the unit's weapons.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 298 of 415 behaviour: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the group behaviour mode. Example: setCaptive player Category: OFP group setCombatMode mode Operand types: http://www.57 required.

com/comref/full.defend only).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 299 of 415 group: Object or Group mode: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the group's combat mode (engagement rules). Category: Identity group setCurrentWaypoint waypoint Operand types: group: Group waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5129 required. "GREEN" (Hold fire . "WHITE" (Hold fire. "YELLOW" (Fire at will) or "RED" (Fire at will.html 7/11/2010 . Example: groupOne setCombatMode "BLUE" Category: OFP person setCurrentTask task Operand types: person: Object task: Task Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2. Mode can be one of: "BLUE" (Never fire). Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switch the group to process the given waypoint. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set the task as a current task of the person. engage at will). Category: OFP object setDamage damage Operand types: object: Object damage: Number Compatibility: http://www. engage at will).

Damage 0 means the object is fully functional. day. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Damages / repairs the object. month.html 7/11/2010 . forceReplan]: Array Compatibility: http://www. forceReplan] Operand types: object: Object [position. minute]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. hour. planningMode.86 required. Example: player setdamage 1 Category: OFP obj setDammage dammage Operand types: obj: Object dammage: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Damages / repairs the object. Damage 0 means the object is fully functional. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the actual mission date and time.com/comref/full. It was introduced to fix a spelling error in the original function name. Note: this function is identical to setDammage. hour.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 300 of 415 Version 1.arma2. day. damage 1 means it's completely destroyed / dead. Example: player setdammage 1 Category: OFP setDate [year. damage 1 means it's completely destroyed / dead. minute] Operand types: [year. month. planningMode. Category: OFP object setDestination [position.50 required.

html 7/11/2010 . color. height.92 required. Example: player setDir 180 Category: OFP location setDirection direction Operand types: location: Location direction: Number Compatibility: Version 2. is3D. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new direction (angle) of given location. draw line?. shadow. width. maintain size?. string identifier. priority]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 301 of 415 Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing http://www. priority] Operand types: map: Control [object. shadow. texture. offset.com/comref/full. maintain size?. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set the destination for path planning of the pilot. Category: OFP obj setDir heading Operand types: obj: Object heading: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the object heading. angle.arma2. color. texture. height.92 required. string identifier. offset. draw line?.90 required. is3D. angle. The accepted heading range is from 0 to 360. Category: Location map setDrawIcon [object. width.

arma2.56 required.subordinates also]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.subordinates also] Operand types: map: Control [objects. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set interval of emitting particles from particle source. Example: _source setDropInterval 0.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 302 of 415 Description: Set the icon to be shown in 2D editor for the specified editor object. icon will not scale depending on the scale of the map. If maintain size is a number.editor type.92 required.condition.scope.html 7/11/2010 .92 required.scope. 3D or PREVIEW. show line and priority are optional. If maintain size is false. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www. is3D. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets map mode to MAP. the icon will maintain size if map scale is below that number.condition.05 Category: OFP map setEditorMode mode Operand types: map: Control mode: String Compatibility: Version 2.editor type. Category: Editor map setEditorObjectScope [objects. Category: Editor particleSource setDropInterval interval Operand types: particleSource: Object interval: Number Compatibility: Version 2.

html 7/11/2010 . the effect was launched if the result is the player or the player vehicle.HIDE. Example: _map setEditorObjectScope [[]. SELECT. If true. LINKTO. objects is an array of either Editor Objects (eg [_unit_0]) or actual Game Objects (eg [player]). If the result is an object. If the result is a boolean and true.86 required. If the result is an array.false]. If the array is empty then the command will automatically parse all editor objects.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 303 of 415 This command defines the level of access a user has to editor objects. editor type is the editor type to effect (eg unit). or for none. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The statement is executed when the trigger or waypoint is activated and the effects are launched depending on the result.com/comref/full. the effect was launched if the result contains the player or the player vehicle. VIEW. condition is an executable string that must evaluate to true or false. ALLNODRAG. Example: setFace "Face10" Category: OFP person setFaceanimation blink http://www. the effect was launched. Category: Editor trigger or waypoint setEffectCondition statement Operand types: trigger or waypoint: Object or Array statement: String Compatibility: Version 1. if true then subordinates in the editor will be assigned the same scope as the parent. Example: trigger setEffectCondition "thisList" Category: OFP person setFace soldier Operand types: person: Object soldier: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the person's face.arma2. subordinates also is a boolean value. the scope of the evaluated editor object will be modified. ALLNOTREE or ALL.vehicle.side effectiveCommander _x != side player. LINKFROM. scope is one of HIDE.

5 Category: OFP flag setFlagOwner owner Operand types: flag: Object owner: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the flag owner.com/comref/full. Blink is in the range from 0 to 1. the flag is returned to the flagpole.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 304 of 415 Operand types: person: Object blink: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the facial animation phase (eye blinking).arma2. Example: setFlagSide east Category: OFP flag setFlagTexture texture Operand types: flag: Object texture: String http://www.html 7/11/2010 . Example: setFaceAnimation 0. When the owner is set to objNull. Example: setFlagOwner objNull Category: OFP flag setFlagSide side Operand types: flag: Object side: Side Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the flag side.

If the texture is "". A time of zero means there will be an immediate change. "STAG COLUMN". "ECH RIGHT". Example: 1800 setFog 0.html 7/11/2010 .5 Category: OFP group setFormation formation Operand types: group: Object or Group formation: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the group formation.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 305 of 415 Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the flag texture. the flag is not drawn.arma2. A fog level of zero is minimum fog and a fog level of one is maximum fog. Example: groupOne setFormation "LINE" Category: OFP object setFormationTask task Operand types: object: Object task: String http://www. "VEE" or "LINE". Example: setFlagTexture "usa_vlajka.pac" Category: OFP time setFog fog Operand types: time: Number fog: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Changes the fog value smoothly during the given time (in seconds). Formation is one of: "COLUMN". "WEDGE".com/comref/full. "ECH LEFT".

http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 306 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2. this value is overridden by the movement direction.86 required. For a value smaller than 0.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. Example: player setformdir 180 Category: OFP side1 setFriend [side2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set the current task of the formation member. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. value] Operand types: side1: Side [side2. When the group is moving. The formation is facing this direction unless an enemy is seen.com/comref/full.92 required. Category: OFP FSM handle setFSMVariable [name. The accepted heading range is from 0 to 360. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets how friendly side1 is with side2. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. otherwise it's friendly. value] Operand types: FSM handle: Number [name.6 it results in being enemy. Category: OFP group setFormDir heading Operand types: group: Object or Group heading: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the formation heading.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 307 of 415 Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set variable to given value in the variable space of given FSM. Category: OFP vehicle setFuel amount Operand types: vehicle: Object amount: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the fuel amount. The FSM handle is the number returned by the execFSM command.com/comref/full. Example: refuelTruckOne setFuelCargo 0 Category: OFP group setGroupIcon properties Operand types: group: Group properties: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. A fuel level of one is a full gas tank.arma2. A fuel level of one is a full gas tank. Type of returned value: Nothing http://www. Example: jeepOne setFuel 0 Category: OFP vehicle setFuelCargo amount Operand types: vehicle: Object amount: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the fuel amount in the cargo space of a refuelling vehicle.html 7/11/2010 .

ofsetY]] Category: OFP group setGroupIconParams properties Operand types: group: Group properties: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required."b_inf".show] Category: OFP setGroupIconsSelectable bool Operand types: bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets if group icons raises onclick and onover events.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 308 of 415 Description: Set group icons properties.float. Type of returned value: http://www.[offsetX."text". Example: setGroupIcon[id.1].com/comref/full.string. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set group icons parameters.1. Example: selectableGroupIcons true Category: OFP setGroupIconsVisible array Operand types: array: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.scale.arma2.1.bool] Example: group setGroupIconParams [[1. [color.html 7/11/2010 .

com/comref/full.arma2. Example: showGroupIcons [true. nameParam1... Type of returned value: Nothing Description: It sets the data for hiding. damage] Operand types: object: Object [part. nameFormat contains strings "%CLASS_NAME" where CLASS_NAME is name of class in CfgWorlds. parameters are names of subclasses of CLASS_NAME with the description of the name subpart. . nameParam1.html 7/11/2010 .92 required.true] Category: OFP group setGroupid [nameFomat. .30 required. HidePosition can be taken using getHideFrom. hidePosition] Operand types: object: Object [objectWhereHide. Category: OFP object setHit [part.]: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the group identity. Category: OFP object setHideBehind [objectWhereHide. hidePosition]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.. ObjectWhereHide can be taken using findCover..BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 309 of 415 Nothing Description: Sets if group icons are visible. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www. damage]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.] Operand types: group: Object or Group [nameFomat.

ext file of the mission or campaign.arma2. b]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www. g. b] Operand types: light: Object [r.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 310 of 415 Damage / repair part of object. g.90 required. damage 1 means completely destroyed / dead. 1] Category: OFP person setIdentity identity Operand types: person: Object identity: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the identity of a person. Identities are defined in the descripion. Damage 0 means fully functional.58 required.html 7/11/2010 . Category: Location light setLightAmbient [r. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new importance of given location. Example: vehicle player setHit ["engine". Example: setIdentity "JohnDoe" Category: OFP location setImportance importance Operand types: location: Location importance: Number Compatibility: Version 2.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the marker alpha. b] Operand types: light: Object [r. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerAlpha 0.com/comref/full.arma2. Category: OFP light setLightBrightness brightness Operand types: light: Object brightness: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set brightness of light. Category: OFP light setLightColor [r. Category: OFP marker setMarkerAlpha alpha Operand types: marker: String alpha: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set diffuse color of light. g.5 Category: OFP http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 311 of 415 Set ambient color of light.58 required. b]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. g.58 required. The marker is modified on all computers in a network session.html 7/11/2010 .

The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. Example: "Marker1" setMarkerBrush "DiagGrid" Category: OFP name setMarkerBrushLocal brush Operand types: name: String brush: String Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 312 of 415 marker setMarkerAlphaLocal alpha Operand types: marker: String alpha: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. The marker is modified on all computers in a network session. The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerAlpha 0. Brush is the name of the subclass in CfgMarkerBrushes. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the marker alpha. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the fill texture for the marker ("RECTANGLE" or "ELLIPSE"). Brush is the name of the subclass in CfgMarkerBrushes. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the fill texture for the marker ("RECTANGLE" or "ELLIPSE").92 required.5 Category: OFP name setMarkerBrush brush Operand types: name: String brush: String Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 . http://www.arma2.86 required.com/comref/full.

The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. "ColorYellow" or "ColorWhite". "ColorBlue". "ColorRed". "ColorBlue". "ColorGreen". Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerColorLocal "ColorBlack" Category: OFP name setMarkerDir angle Operand types: name: String angle: Number http://www. "ColorYellow" or "ColorWhite". "ColorBlack". The marker is modified on all computers in a network session.com/comref/full. "ColorBlack". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the marker color. "ColorRed". "ColorRedAlpha".html 7/11/2010 . "ColorRedAlpha". "ColorGreenAlpha". Color is one of: "Default".arma2.21 required. "ColorGreenAlpha".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 313 of 415 Example: "Marker1" setMarkerBrushLocal "DiagGrid" Category: OFP marker setMarkerColor color Operand types: marker: String color: String Compatibility: Version 1. Color is one of: "Default". "ColorGreen".92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the marker color. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerColor "ColorBlack" Category: OFP marker setMarkerColorLocal color Operand types: marker: String color: String Compatibility: Version 2.

html 7/11/2010 . The marker is modified on all computers in a network session.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the orientation of the marker. Example: "Marker1" setMarkerDirLocal 90 Category: OFP markerName setMarkerPos pos Operand types: markerName: String pos: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the marker. Example: "Marker1" setMarkerDir 90 Category: OFP name setMarkerDirLocal angle Operand types: name: String angle: Number Compatibility: Version 2. The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. The marker is modified on all computers in a network session.86 required. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerPos getMarkerPos "MarkerTwo" Category: OFP markerName setMarkerPosLocal pos http://www.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the orientation of the marker. Angle is in degrees.92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 314 of 415 Compatibility: Version 1. The format of pos is Position2D. Angle is in degrees.

Example: "Marker1" setMarkerShapeLocal "RECTANGLE" Category: OFP http://www. The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerPosLocal getMarkerPos "MarkerTwo" Category: OFP name setMarkerShape shape Operand types: name: String shape: String Compatibility: Version 1.92 required.92 required. The format of pos is Position2D. "RECTANGLE" or "ELLIPSE".arma2. "RECTANGLE" or "ELLIPSE".html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the shape (type) of the marker.86 required. The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. Shape can be "ICON".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 315 of 415 Operand types: markerName: String pos: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Shape can be "ICON". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the shape (type) of the marker. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the marker. The marker is modified on all computers in a network session. Example: "Marker1" setMarkerShape "RECTANGLE" Category: OFP name setMarkerShapeLocal shape Operand types: name: String shape: String Compatibility: Version 2.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the marker size. The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text label of an existing marker. 200] Category: OFP name setMarkerText text Operand types: name: String text: String Compatibility: Version 1. b-axis]. Size is in format [a-axis. The marker is modified on all computers in a network session. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerSizeLocal [100.com/comref/full. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerSize [100.arma2. b-axis].BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 316 of 415 marker setMarkerSize size Operand types: marker: String size: Array Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the marker size. Size is in format [a-axis. http://www. 200] Category: OFP marker setMarkerSizeLocal size Operand types: marker: String size: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.html 7/11/2010 . The marker is modified on all computers in a network session.21 required.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 317 of 415 Example: "Marker1" setMarkerText You are here. "Start". "Flag1". "Arrow" or "Empty". "Destroy". "End". Category: OFP markerName setMarkerType markerType Operand types: markerName: String markerType: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the marker type. Type of returned value: http://www.com/comref/full.92 required. "Join". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text label of an existing marker.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP name setMarkerTextLocal text Operand types: name: String text: String Compatibility: Version 2. "Warning". The marker is modified on all computers in a network session. Example: "Marker1" setMarkerTextLocal You are here. Type may be any of: "Flag".92 required. "Pickup". "Dot".arma2. "Unknown". The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerType "Arrow" Category: OFP markerName setMarkerTypeLocal markerType Operand types: markerName: String markerType: String Compatibility: Version 2. "Marker".

"Pickup". Example: setMousePosition [0. "Marker". "Ironic". y]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. "Unknown".arma2. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerTypeLocal "Arrow" Category: OFP person setMimic mimic Operand types: person: Object mimic: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets a unit's mimic. "Sad". y] Operand types: [x.91 required. "Dot". "Arrow" or "Empty". "Join". Type may be any of: "Flag". "Normal". "Warning". Example: setMimic "Angry" Category: OFP setMousePosition [x. 0. "Agresive" and "Angry". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Move (UI) mouse pointer to specified position of the screen.com/comref/full. The following values are recognized: "Default". "Surprised". "Start". The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called.5] Category: OFP trigger or waypoint setMusicEffect track Operand types: trigger or waypoint: Object or Array track: String http://www.5.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 318 of 415 Nothing Description: Sets the marker type. "Cynic". "End".html 7/11/2010 . "Destroy". "Hurt". "Flag1". "Smile".

"$NONE$" (no change) or "$STOP$" (stops the current music track). Track is a subclass name of CfgMusic. . .90 required. proxy object] Operand types: map: Control [object.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 319 of 415 Compatibility: Version 1.]] Operand types: map: Control [object.. Category: Location map setObjectArguments [object.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines the music track played on activation.86 required. Example: trigger setMusicEffect "Track1" Category: OFP location setName name Operand types: location: Location name: String Compatibility: Version 2.. value1.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set which global variable will contain given location. proxy object]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.]]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. [name1..html 7/11/2010 .. Category: Editor map setObjectProxy [object.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Any Description: Set object arguments in mission editor. value1. [name1. http://www.

com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Update particle source to create particles on circle with given radius.75 required. Category: Editor object setObjectTexture texture Operand types: object: Object texture: Array Compatibility: Version 1. An overcast level of zero means clear (sunny) weather and with an overcast level of one. Velocity is transformed and http://www.5 Category: OFP particleSource setParticleCircle [radius.html 7/11/2010 .56 required. velocity]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Example: 1800 setOvercast 0.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 320 of 415 Type of returned value: Any Description: Set the proxy object associated with the given editor object. velocity] Operand types: particleSource: Object [radius. Type of returned value: Nothing Category: Resistance time setOvercast overcast Operand types: time: Number overcast: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Changes the overcast level to the given value smoothly during the given time (in seconds). storms and showers are very likely.arma2. A time of zero means an immediate change.

Category: OFP particleSource setParticleRandom [lifeTime. rotationVelocity.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP setPlayable unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 2.56 required. randomDirectionIntensity. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set randomization of particle source parameters. randomDirectionPeriod. position. size. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Create MP role for the unit. moveVelocity.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 321 of 415 added to total velocity. Category: OFP particleSource setParticleParams array Operand types: particleSource: Object array: Array Compatibility: Version 2. moveVelocity. randomDirectionPeriod. color.arma2. position.56 required. {angle}] Operand types: particleSource: Object [lifeTime. {angle}]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. size. Example: setPlayable aP http://www. randomDirectionIntensity. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set parameters to particle source.92 required. Array is in format ParticleArray. rotationVelocity. color.

53 required.com/comref/full. getPosASL select 2] Category: OFP obj setPosASL2 pos Operand types: obj: Object pos: Array Compatibility: Version 2. The pos array uses the PositionASL format. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the object position. The version of the command does not offset based on object center.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 322 of 415 Category: OFP obj setPos pos Operand types: obj: Object pos: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the object position. Example: player setPosASL [getposASL player select 0.53 required. getpos player select 1 + 10] Category: OFP obj setPosASL pos Operand types: obj: Object pos: Array Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. The pos array uses the Position format. The pos array uses the PositionASL format. Example: http://www. Example: player setPos [getpos player select 0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the object position. getposASL player select 1 + 10.html 7/11/2010 .

7. map radio) to the given text. Category: Location index setRadioMsg text Operand types: index: Number text: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the radio message (0.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 323 of 415 player setPosASL [getposASL player select 0.html 7/11/2010 . Use "NULL" to disable the radio slot. Example: http://www. getPosASL select 2] Category: OFP location setPosition position Operand types: location: Location position: Array Compatibility: Version 2. A time of zero means an immediate change. Example: 0 setRadioMsg "Alpha Radio" Category: OFP time setRain rainDensity Operand types: time: Number rainDensity: Number Compatibility: Version 1.90 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new position of given location. getposASL player select 1 + 10. Rain is not possible when overcast is smaller than 0.75 required.com/comref/full. A rain level of zero is no rain and a rain level of one is maximum rain.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Changes the rain density smoothly during the given time (in seconds). 0.

SERGEANT. CAPTAIN.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 324 of 415 60 setRain 1 Category: OFP unit setRank rank Operand types: unit: Object rank: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: http://www.90 required. An amount of one is a full cargo space. MAJOR or COLONEL. Category: Location vehicle setRepairCargo amount Operand types: vehicle: Object amount: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the amount or repair resources in the cargo space of a repair vehicle.92 required. Example: player setRank "COLONEL" Category: OFP location setRectangular rectangular Operand types: location: Location rectangular: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2. Possible values: PRIVATE. LIEUTENANT.arma2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets rank of given unit. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set if given location has rectangular shape. CORPORAL.

Category: Identity task setSimpleTaskDestination position Operand types: task: Task position: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. descriptionShort. descriptionHUD] Operand types: task: Task [description.html 7/11/2010 .90 required. descriptionHUD]: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Attach descriptions to the simple task. descriptionShort.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 325 of 415 repairTruckOne setRepairCargo 0 Category: OFP location setSide side Operand types: location: Location side: Side Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Attach a destination to the simple task. Category: Identity http://www. Category: Location task setSimpleTaskDescription [description. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new target side of given location.com/comref/full.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new size (width. skill] Operand types: vehicle: Object [type.90 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets ability levell of person (commander unit). skill]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.75 required. sizeZ]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 326 of 415 location setSize [sizeX.65 required.com/comref/full. Category: Location vehicle setSkill skill Operand types: vehicle: Object skill: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Value of skill may vary from 0 to 1. Example: hero setSkill ["Endurance". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets skill of given type of person (commander unit). Value of skill may vary from 0 to 1. Example: hero setSkill 1 Category: Resistance vehicle setSkill [type. 1] Category: OFP PC http://www.html 7/11/2010 . sizeZ] Operand types: location: Location [sizeX.arma2. height) of given location.

"". soundEnv. "60 MIN". "120 MIN" or "UNKNOWN". Mode may be one of: "LIMITED" (half speed). Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines the different sound effects.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 327 of 415 trigger or waypoint setSoundEffect [sound.arma2. soundDet]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. "10 MIN".com/comref/full. voice. SoundEnv plays an enviromental sound from CfgEnvSounds. soundEnv. soundDet] Operand types: trigger or waypoint: Object or Array [sound. maintain formation) or "FULL" (do not wait for any other units in the formation). "". Possible age values are: "ACTUAL". Example: trigger setSoundEffect ["Alarm".86 required. "5 MIN". "15 MIN". "30 MIN".32 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets how the target is known to the other centers.html 7/11/2010 . They behave like the target was seen age seconds ago. Example: player setTargetAge "10 MIN" http://www. Example: groupOne setSpeedMode "LIMITED" Category: OFP object setTargetAge age Operand types: object: Object age: String Compatibility: Version 2. voice. SoundDet (only for triggers) creates a dynamic sound object attached to a trigger defined in CfgSFX. Sound / voice plays a 2D / 3D sound from CfgSounds. ""] Category: OFP group setSpeedMode mode Operand types: group: Object or Group mode: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the group speed mode. "NORMAL" (full speed.

the nearest supported resolution is used instead. 25. Example: setTerrainGrid 12.5. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the desired terrain resolution (in meters). 6.arma2. Category: Identity task setTaskState state Operand types: task: Task state: String Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a result of the task. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new state of the task. result] Operand types: task: Task [state. If you select an unsupported resolution. result]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 328 of 415 Category: OFP task setTaskResult [state.75 required.html 7/11/2010 .125. Category: Identity setTerrainGrid grid Operand types: grid: Number Compatibility: Version 1. 12. For default landscapes the supported resolutions are: 50.92 required.89 required.5 Category: OFP http://www.25 and 3.

html 7/11/2010 . "BLACK". "ALPHA". For "OBJECT". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new text attached to given location. text defines a resource class. radio. "WHITE OUT" or "WHITE IN". "OBJECT". "INDIA". "CIV". "FOXTROT"."] Category: OFP trigger setTriggerActivation [by. "JULIET". type. Text is shown as text itself. "LOGIC". Example: trigger setTitleEffect ["TEXT". a subclass of CfgTitles. "Hello world. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines the title effect. "GUER". For "TEXT".com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 329 of 415 location setText text Operand types: location: Location text: String Compatibility: Version 2. effect. text]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. "STATIC". "LEADER" or "MEMBER". "BLACK FADED". repeating] Operand types: trigger: Object [by. "ANY". "EAST". vehicle or group member): "NONE". "WEST". "DELTA". "RES" or "TEXT". The first argument .86 required.90 required. text] Operand types: trigger or waypoint: Object or Array [type. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines the trigger activation type.86 required. repeating]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. "PLAIN DOWN".who activates trigger (side. Category: Location trigger or waypoint setTitleEffect [type.arma2. "HOTEL". effect. the effect defines a subtype: "PLAIN". text defines the shown object. "PLAIN DOWN". For "RES". "BLACK OUT". "ECHO". type. "BRAVO". Type can be "NONE". The second argument - http://www. "CHARLIE". "VEHICLE". "GOLF". a subclass of RscTitles. "GROUP". "BLACK IN".

b. Variable thisList contains all vehicles which caused the activation.arma2. It is rotated angle degrees. Activ and desactiv expressions are launched upon trigger activation / deactivation.html 7/11/2010 . The area is rectangular or elliptic. rectangle] Operand types: trigger: Object [a.com/comref/full. "EAST D". activ. desactiv] Operand types: trigger: Object [cond. angle. desactiv]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. 45. angle. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines the area controlled by the trigger. "WEST D". "ok = true". The third argument . 50. the width is 2 * a. "ok = false"] Category: OFP trigger setTriggerText text http://www. "EAST D". the height is 2 * b. The result of the activation defined by trigger activation is in variable this. rectangle]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. b.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 330 of 415 when is it activated (presention or detection by the specified side): "PRESENT".86 required. Example: trigger setTriggerArea [100. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The first argument can modify the condition of when the trigger is activated. Example: trigger setTriggerStatements ["this". "NOT PRESENT".whether the activation is repeating. true] Category: OFP trigger setTriggerArea [a. Example: trigger setTriggerActivation ["WEST". activ. false] Category: OFP trigger setTriggerStatements [cond. "GUER D" or "CIV D".

"END4". "END2". max.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 331 of 415 Operand types: trigger: Object text: String Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text label attached to the trigger object. false] Category: OFP trigger setTriggerType action Operand types: trigger: Object action: String Compatibility: Version 1. "END6". Example: trigger setTriggerType "END1" http://www.86 required.html 7/11/2010 . mid. This is used for example as a radio slot label for radio activated triggers. "END1". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines the time between condition satisfaction and trigger activation (randomly from min to max. the condition must be fullfilled all the time. max. interruptable]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the type of action processed by the trigger after activation (no action.com/comref/full.86 required.86 required. with an average value mid). "SWITCH". Example: trigger setTriggerText "Call for support" Category: OFP trigger setTriggerTimeout [min. 7. "END5". Example: trigger setTriggerTimeout [5. mid. 10. a waypoints switch or an end of mission): "NONE". interruptable] Operand types: trigger: Object [min. "END3". If the last argument is true.arma2. "LOOSE" or "WIN".

html 7/11/2010 .0.com/comref/full.33 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets skill of given unit. Category: OFP unit setUnitAbility skill Operand types: unit: Object skill: Number Compatibility: Version 2.90 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new type of given location.2 to 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set / reset the unconscious life state of the given unit (in MP works only for a local unit). Skill may vary from 0.0 Category: OFP http://www. Example: player setUnitSkill 1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 332 of 415 Category: OFP location setType type Operand types: location: Location type: String Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. Category: Location unit setUnconscious set Operand types: unit: Object set: Boolean Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 333 of 415 unit setUnitPos mode Operand types: unit: Object mode: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the unit position rules. LIEUTENANT.com/comref/full.33 required.html 7/11/2010 . SERGEANT. Example: soldierOne setUnitPos "Down" Category: OFP unit setUnitPosWeak mode Operand types: unit: Object mode: String Compatibility: Version 5117 required. Example: player setUnitRank "COLONEL" Category: OFP http://www. Possible values: PRIVATE. Example: soldierOne setUnitPosWeak "Down" Category: OFP unit setUnitRank rank Operand types: unit: Object rank: String Compatibility: Version 2. CORPORAL. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets rank of given unit. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Equal to setUnitPos. CAPTAIN. "UP" or "AUTO". for usage in formation FSM (to avoid collision with setUnitPos used by the mission). MAJOR or COLONEL. Mode may be one of: "DOWN".arma2.

If public is true then the value is broadcast to all computers. value] Operand types: namespace: Namespace [name. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. If public is true then the value is broadcast to all computers. Category: OFP map setVariable [name. Category: OFP object setVariable [name. value] http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set variable to given value in the variable space of given object. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 . value. value. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set variable to given value in the given namespace. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set variable to given value in the variable space of given group. public]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.arma2. Category: Default group setVariable [name. public] Operand types: object: Object [name. value] Operand types: group: Group [name.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 334 of 415 namespace setVariable [name.

arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 335 of 415 Operand types: map: Control [name. Category: Identity location setVariable [name.html 7/11/2010 . value] Operand types: location: Location [name. Category: Editor task setVariable [name. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set variable to given value in the variable space of given map.92 required. z. y] Operand types: object: Object [x. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.61 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: http://www.92 required. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. z. Category: Location object setVectorDir [x. value] Operand types: task: Task [name.92 required. y]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set variable to given value in the variable space of given location. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set variable to given value in the variable space of given task. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.

Category: OFP object setVectorDirAndUp [[x.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 336 of 415 Nothing Description: Set object's direction vector.com/comref/full. y] Operand types: object: Object [x. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set object's direction and up vector Category: OFP object setVectorUp [x. but fully loaded) the vehicle has. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set object's up vector. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets how much ammunition (compared to the current configuration of magazines. y]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP object setVehicleAmmo value Operand types: object: Object value: Number Compatibility: Version 2.[x.32 required. Up vector will remain unchanged. y]. z]]: Array Compatibility: Version 5164 required. The value ranges from 0 to 1. y.[x.61 required. z.arma2. y. y]. z. z]] Operand types: object: Object [[x.html 7/11/2010 . z. Direction vector will remain unchanged. z. Example: http://www.

33 required. Example: player setVehicleArmor 0.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the armor (or health for men) state of the vehicle (a value from 0 to 1).arma2. By this id vehicle is referenced by triggers and waypoints. Example: player setVehicleId 1 Category: OFP vehicle setVehicleInit statement Operand types: vehicle: Object statement: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www.5 Category: OFP object setVehicleId id Operand types: object: Object id: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets id (integer value) to vehicle.33 required.32 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 337 of 415 player setVehicleAmmo 0 Category: OFP object setVehicleArmor value Operand types: object: Object value: Number Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .

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Execute statement attached to vehicle. This statement is also propagated over network in MP games. Example: soldier3 setVehicleInit "this allowfleeing 0" Category: OFP

vehicle setVehicleLock state
Operand types: vehicle: Object state: String Compatibility: Version 2.33 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set how vehicle is locked for player. Possible values: UNLOCKED, DEFAULT or LOCKED. Example: veh1 setVehicleLock "LOCKED" Category: OFP

object setVehiclePosition [position, markers, placement]
Operand types: object: Object [position, markers, placement]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.32 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Changes the object position. If the markers array contains more than one marker names, the position of a random one is used. Otherwise, the given position is used. The object is placed inside a circle with this position as its center and placement as its radius. Example: player setVehiclePosition [[0, 0, 0], ["Marker1"], 0] Category: OFP

object setVehicleVarName name
Operand types: object: Object

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name: String Compatibility: Version 2.32 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the name of the variable which contains a reference to this object. It is necessary in MP to change the variable content after a respawn. Example: player setVehicleVarName "aP" Category: OFP

vehicle setVelocity [x, z, y]
Operand types: vehicle: Object [x, z, y]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.80 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the velocity (speed vector) of a vehicle. Category: OFP

setViewDistance distance
Operand types: distance: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the rendering distance. Default is 900 meters. The accepted range is from 500 to 5000 meters. Example: setviewdistance 2000 Category: OFP

map setVisibleIfTreeCollapsed [object, visible if tree collapsed]
Operand types: map: Control [object, visible if tree collapsed]: Array Compatibility:

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Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets whether or not the object is visible even if the tree is collapsed. Category: Editor

waypoint setWaypointBehaviour mode
Operand types: waypoint: Array mode: String Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switches the unit behaviour when the waypoint becomes active. Possible values are: "UNCHANGED", "CARELESS", "SAFE", "AWARE", "COMBAT" and "STEALTH". Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointBehaviour "AWARE" Category: OFP

waypoint setWaypointCombatMode mode
Operand types: waypoint: Array mode: String Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The group combat mode is switched when the waypoint becomes active. Possible values are: "NO CHANGE", "BLUE", "GREEN", "WHITE", "YELLOW" and "RED". Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointCombatMode "RED" Category: OFP

waypoint setWaypointCompletionRadius radius
Operand types: waypoint: Array

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radius: Number Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set the radius around the waypoint where is the waypoint completed. Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointCompletionRadius 30 Category: OFP

waypoint setWaypointDescription text
Operand types: waypoint: Array text: String Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the description shown in the HUD while the waypoint is active. Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointDescription "Move here." Category: OFP

waypoint setWaypointFormation formation
Operand types: waypoint: Array formation: String Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switches the group formation when the waypoint becomes active. Possible values are: "NO CHANGE", "COLUMN", "STAG COLUMN", "WEDGE", "ECH LEFT", "ECH RIGHT", "VEE" and "LINE". Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointFormation "LINE" Category: OFP

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waypoint setWaypointHousePosition pos
Operand types: waypoint: Array pos: Number Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: For waypoints attached to a house, this defines the target house position. Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointHousePosition 1 Category: OFP

waypoint setWaypointPosition [center, radius]
Operand types: waypoint: Array [center, radius]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the waypoint to a random position in a circle with the given center and radius. Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointPosition [position player, 0] Category: OFP

waypoint setWaypointScript command
Operand types: waypoint: Array command: String Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Attaches a script to a scripted waypoint. Command consist of a script name and additional script arguments. Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointScript "find.sqs player" Category: OFP

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waypoint setWaypointSpeed mode
Operand types: waypoint: Array mode: String Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switches the group speed mode when the waypoint becomes active. Possible values are: "UNCHANGED", "LIMITED", "NORMAL" and "FULL". Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointSpeed "FULL" Category: OFP

waypoint setWaypointStatements [condition, statement]
Operand types: waypoint: Array [condition, statement]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The waypoint is done only when the condition is fulfilled. When the waypoint is done, the statement expression is executed. Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointStatements ["true", ""] Category: OFP

waypoint setWaypointTimeout [min, mid, max]
Operand types: waypoint: Array [min, mid, max]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines the time between condition satisfaction and waypoint finish (randomly from min to max, with an average value mid).

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Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointTimeout [5, 10, 6] Category: OFP

waypoint setWaypointType type
Operand types: waypoint: Array type: String Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Changes the waypoint type. Type can be: "MOVE", "DESTROY", "GETIN", "SAD", "JOIN", "LEADER", "GETOUT", "CYCLE", "LOAD", "UNLOAD", "TR UNLOAD", "HOLD", "SENTRY", "GUARD", "TALK", "SCRIPTED", "SUPPORT", "GETIN NEAREST", "AND" or "OR". Example: [grp, 2] setWaypointType "HOLD" Category: OFP

setWind [x, z, forced]
Operand types: [x, z, forced]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set current (forced == false) or permanent (forced == true) wind direction and force. Category: OFP

wapoint setWPPos position
Operand types: wapoint: Array position: Array Compatibility: Version 1.21 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the waypoint position. Waypoint uses format Waypoint. Position uses format Position2D.

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Example: [groupOne, 1] setWPPos getMarkerPos "MarkerOne" Category: OFP

map show3DIcons bool
Operand types: map: Control bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Toggle the drawing of 3D icons. Category: Editor

showCinemaBorder show
Operand types: show: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Forces drawing of the cinema borders. This is normally used in cutscenes to indicate the player has no control. Category: OFP

showCommandingMenu class name
Operand types: class name: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Create the commanding menu described by the given config class. When class name is empty, current commanding menu is hidden. Category: OFP

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Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable / disable showing of HUD. Category: OFP showHUD enable Operand types: enable: Boolean Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Show/hide map legend. Category: OFP map showLegend bool Operand types: map: Control bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Editor http://www.92 required.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP showGps show Operand types: show: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables the GPS receiver (the default is false).arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 346 of 415 showCompass show Operand types: show: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables the compass (the default is true).

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showMap show
Operand types: show: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables the map (the default is true). Example: showMap true Category: OFP

shownCompass
Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the player has the compass enabled. Category: OFP

map showNewEditorObject [type, class, side, position]
Operand types: map: Control [type, class, side, position]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Any Description: Show the add editor object dialog, type is editor object type, class is class definition to automatically select, side filters by a certain side, pos is position to create the object. Category: Editor

shownGps
Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the player has the GPS receiver enabled. Category: OFP

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shownMap
Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the player has the map enabled. Category: OFP

shownPad
Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the player has the notebook enabled. Category: OFP

shownRadio
Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the player has the radio transmitter enabled. Category: OFP

shownWarrant
Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the player has the ID card enabled. (Obsolete). Category: OFP

shownWatch
Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the player has the watch enabled. Category: OFP

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showPad show
Operand types: show: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables the notepad (the default is true). Category: OFP

showRadio show
Operand types: show: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables the radio (the default is false). Category: OFP

showSubtitles enable
Operand types: enable: Boolean Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Enable / disable showing of subtitles. Return the previous state. Category: OFP

showWarrant show
Operand types: show: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Obsolete. Enables the ID card (the default is false). Category: OFP

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showWatch show
Operand types: show: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables the watch (the default is true). Category: OFP

waypoint showWaypoint show
Operand types: waypoint: Array show: String Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the condition determining when the waypoint is shown. Possible values are: "NEVER", "EASY" and "ALWAYS". Example: [grp, 2] showWaypoint "ALWAYS" Category: OFP

side location
Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2.90 required. Type of returned value: Side Description: Return target side of given location. Category: Location

side unit
Operand types: unit: Object

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Type of returned value: Side Description: Returns the side of the unit. Example: side player == west Category: OFP

side group
Operand types: group: Group Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Side Description: Returns the side of the group. Example: side group player == west Category: OFP

unit sideChat chatText
Operand types: unit: Object or Array chatText: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Types text to the side radio channel. Note: this function only types text to the list, it does not broadcast the message. If you want the message to show on all computers, you have to execute it on all of them. Example: soldierOne sideChat "Show this text" Category: OFP

sideEnemy
Compatibility: Version 1.78 required. Type of returned value:

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Side Description: The Enemy side (used for renegades). Category: OFP

sideFriendly
Compatibility: Version 1.78 required. Type of returned value: Side Description: The Friendly side (used for captives). Category: OFP

sideLogic
Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Side Description: The Logic side. Category: OFP

unit sideRadio radioName
Operand types: unit: Object or Array radioName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sends the message to the side radio channel. The message is defined in the description.ext file or radio protocol. Example: soldierOne sideRadio "messageOne" Category: OFP

sideUnknown

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Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Side Description: The unknown side. Category: OFP

simpleTasks person
Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return all simple tasks assigned to given person. Category: Identity

simulationEnabled entity
Operand types: entity: Object Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if the entity has enabled simulation. Category: OFP

sin x
Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The sine of x, the argument is in degrees. Example: sin 30 , result is 0.5 Category: Default

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size location
Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2.90 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return size of given location (width, height). Category: Location

sizeOf typeName
Operand types: typeName: String Compatibility: Version 5160 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the size of the entity of given type. Category: OFP

skill person
Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 1.75 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current level of ability of the person. Example: skill player Category: Resistance

vehicle skill type
Operand types: vehicle: Object

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arma2. Example: sleep 0. Example: hero skill "Endurance" Category: OFP PC skipTime duration Operand types: duration: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Skips the specified time.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 355 of 415 type: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: skipTime 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Suspend execution of script for given time. Duration is in hours. a weather change is estimated and no changes to any units are done. Value of skill may vary from 0 to 1.60 required. Daytime is adjusted.5 Category: OFP sleep delay Operand types: delay: Number Compatibility: Version 2.65 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns skill of given type of person (commander unit).com/comref/full.5 Category: OFP sliderPosition idc Operand types: idc: Number http://www.

Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current thumb position of the given slider.com/comref/full. Example: _pos = sliderPosition _control Category: OFP PC sliderRange idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the limits (as an array [min. Example: _pos = sliderPosition 101 Category: Resistance sliderPosition control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.79 required.arma2.79 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current thumb position of the slider with id idc of the topmost user dialog. max]) of the slider with id idc of the topmost user dialog.92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 356 of 415 Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _limits = sliderRange 100 Category: Resistance sliderRange control Operand types: control: Control http://www.

Example: _control sliderSetPosition 0 Category: OFP PC sliderSetRange [idc. pos] Operand types: [idc. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the current thumb position of the given slider. Example: _limits = sliderRange _control Category: OFP PC sliderSetPosition [idc. Example: sliderSetPosition [100. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the limits (as an array [min.com/comref/full.92 required. 0] Category: Resistance control sliderSetPosition pos Operand types: control: Control pos: Number Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.html 7/11/2010 .79 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 357 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2. pos]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. min.arma2. max] Operand types: http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the current thumb position of the slider with id idc of the topmost user dialog. max]) of the given slider.

Example: sliderSetRange [100. line. max] Operand types: control: Control [min.79 required. Example: _control sliderSetRange [0.5.79 required.92 required. line. 0.com/comref/full.0] Category: Resistance control sliderSetSpeed [line. Example: sliderSetSpeed [100.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 358 of 415 [idc. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the speed (a click on the arrow results in a move per line. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the limits of the slider with id idc of the given slider. 10] Category: Resistance control sliderSetRange [min. page]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.arma2. A click on the scale outside the thumb results in a move per page) of the slider with id idc of the topmost user dialog. page] http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the limits of the slider with id idc of the topmost user dialog. min. 0. max]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. 2. max]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 . page] Operand types: [idc. 10] Category: OFP PC sliderSetSpeed [idc.

arma2.0] Category: OFP PC sliderSpeed idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. A click on the scale outside the thumb results in a move per page) of the given slider. 2. page]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. page]) of the given slider. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the speed (as an array [line.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Example: _speed = sliderSpeed _control Category: OFP PC someAmmo unit http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 359 of 415 Operand types: control: Control [line.5. Example: _control sliderSetSpeed [0. page]) of the slider with id idc of the topmost user dialog. Example: _speed = sliderSpeed Category: Resistance sliderSpeed control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the speed (a click on the arrow results in a move per line. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the speed (as an array [line.92 required.79 required.92 required.

Category: OFP speed obj Operand types: obj: Object Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the object speed (in km/h). Argument is passed to the script as local variable _this.arma2.50 required.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 360 of 415 Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the unit has some ammo remaining. Example: someAmmo vehicle player Category: OFP soundVolume Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks the current sound volume (set by setSoundVolume). Example: speed player Category: OFP http://www.com/comref/full. Category: OFP arguments spawn script Operand types: arguments: Any script: Code Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Script Description: Executes a script.

. Category: OFP for /./ step step Operand types: for /. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Shows loading screen with the given text. result is 3 Category: Default startLoadingScreen [text] or [text. "NORMAL" or "FULL"). scripts run at full speed.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . simulation and scene drawing is disabled... using the given resource.. Example: sqrt 9 . When loading screen is shown.arma2. resource] Operand types: [text] or [text. resource]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 361 of 415 speedMode grp Operand types: grp: Object or Group Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the speed mode of the group ("LIMITED"./: for type http://www. Example: speedMode group player Category: OFP sqrt x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The square root of x.

com/comref/full..} Category: Default unit stop stop Operand types: unit: Object stop: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Stops an AI unit.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 362 of 415 step: Number Type of returned value: for type Description: Optionaly can set step.arma2. Type of returned value: http://www. and set negative. Example: soldierOne stop true Category: OFP stopped unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the unit is stopped using the "stop" command. Example: for "_x" from 20 to 10 step -2 do {. If you want to count down. step must be specified..html 7/11/2010 . Default value is 1. This function is obsolete. Use disableAI to get better control over stopping a unit.code. Example: stopped jeepOne Category: OFP str any value Operand types: any value: Any Compatibility: Version 2.00 required.

`mask` can contain wildcards. or one of field.arma2. In this case. http://www. 'name' is operator's/type's name (in case operator.binary operator.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 363 of 415 String Description: Converts any variable to a string. 'n' . `mask` parameter can be empty string. Example: str(2+3) .nullary operator."b:ARRAY select BOOL"] Category: Default surfaceIsWater [x. t:name* or *:*. y]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.unary operator. y] Operand types: [x. Type of returned value: Array Description: Creates list of supported operators and type. y]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns whether water is on given position. result is "5" Category: Default supportInfo mask Operand types: mask: String Compatibility: Version 2. 'u' . for example: *:name.com/comref/full. t:*. result is ["b:ARRAY select SCALAR".html 7/11/2010 .58 required. y] Operand types: [x. function returns empty array.58 required. if operator is not included in list.type. Each field of array has format: "x:name" where x is 't' . type of input operands is included).00 required. Example: supportInfo "b:select*" . Category: OFP surfaceType [x. 'b' .

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Type of returned value: String Description: Returns what surface is on given position. Category: OFP

switch exp
Operand types: exp: Any Type of returned value: Switch Type Description: Begins switch form Example: switch (_a) do { case 1: {block}; case 2 : {block}; default {block};} Category: Default

switchableUnits
Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return a list of units accessible through team switch. Category: OFP

soldier switchAction action
Operand types: soldier: Object action: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: When used on a person, the given action 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. Example: soldierOne switchAction "SitDown"

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Category: OFP

unit switchCamera mode
Operand types: unit: Object mode: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switches the camera to the given vehicle / camera. Mode is one of: "INTERNAL" (1st person), "GUNNER" (optics / sights), "EXTERNAL" (3rd person) or "GROUP" (group). Example: sniperOne switchCamera "gunner" Category: OFP

soldier switchGesture moveName
Operand types: soldier: Object moveName: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: When used on a person, the given move is started immediately (there is no transition). Example: soldierOne switchGesture "Wave" Category: OFP

lamppost switchLight mode
Operand types: lamppost: Object mode: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Controls the lamppost mode. Mode may be "ON", "OFF" and "AUTO". "AUTO" is default and means the lampost is only on during nighttime. Example:

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nearestObject [player, "StreetLamp"] switchLight "Off" Category: OFP

soldier switchMove moveName
Operand types: soldier: Object moveName: String Type of returned value: Nothing 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. Example: soldierOne switchMove "FXStandDip" Category: OFP

synchronizedObjects unit
Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return the list of objects synchronized with the given unit. Category: OFP

unit synchronizeObjectsAdd [objects]
Operand types: unit: Object [objects]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Add given objects to the unit's list of synchronized objects. Category: OFP

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unit synchronizeObjectsRemove [objects]
Operand types: unit: Object [objects]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove given objects from the unit's list of synchronized objects. Category: OFP

trigger synchronizeTrigger [waypoint1, waypoint2, ...]
Operand types: trigger: Object [waypoint1, waypoint2, ...]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Synchronizes the trigger with waypoints. Each waypoint is given as an array [group, index]. Example: trigger synchronizeWaypoint [] Category: OFP

waypoint synchronizeWaypoint [waypoint1, waypoint2, ...]
Operand types: waypoint: Array [waypoint1, waypoint2, ...]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Synchronizes the waypoint with other waypoints. Each waypoint is given as an array [group, index]. Example: [group1, 2] synchronizeWaypoint [[group2, 3]] Category: OFP

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trigger synchronizeWaypoint [waypoint1, waypoint2, ...]
Operand types: trigger: Object [waypoint1, waypoint2, ...]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Synchronizes the trigger with waypoints. Each waypoint is given as an array [group, index]. Example: trigger synchronizeWaypoint [] Category: OFP

tan x
Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The tangens of x, the argument is in degrees. Example: tan 45 , result is 1 Category: Default

[speaker, side, unit, place, time] targetsAggregate candidates
Operand types: [speaker, side, unit, place, time]: Array candidates: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Aggregate candidates. Category: Conversations

speaker targetsQuery [receiver, side, unit, place, time]
Operand types:

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speaker: Object [receiver, side, unit, place, time]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Find all targets known to sender matching given query. Category: Conversations

taskChildren task
Operand types: task: Task Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return the child tasks of the specified task. Category: Identity

taskCompleted task
Operand types: task: Task Compatibility: Version 2.89 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return if task is completed. (state Succeeded, Failed or Canceled) Category: Identity

taskDescription task
Operand types: task: Task Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the descripction of the task.

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Category: Identity

taskDestination task
Operand types: task: Task Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the position of the task (as specified by destination parameter in config). Category: Identity

taskHint text
Operand types: text: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Shows info about new,changed or failed task. The text can contain several lines. \n is used to indicate the end of a line. Example: taskHint "Capture town." Category: OFP

taskNull
Compatibility: Version 5153 required. Type of returned value: Task Description: A non-existing task. This value is not equal to anything, including itself. Example: taskNull == taskNull , result is false Category: Identity

taskParent task

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Operand types: task: Task Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Task Description: Return the parent task of the specified task. Category: Identity

taskResult task
Operand types: task: Task Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return the result of the given task. Category: Identity

taskState task
Operand types: task: Task Compatibility: Version 2.89 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the state of the given task. Category: Identity

teamSwitch
Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Invoke the team switch dialog (force it even when conditions are noy met). Category: OFP

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50 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Return text attached to given location.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 372 of 415 teamSwitchEnabled Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Terminate (abort) the script Category: OFP text location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2. http://www.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if tam switch is currently enabled.92 required.arma2. Category: Location text text Operand types: text: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Creates a structured text containing the given plain text.90 required.01 required. Category: OFP terminate script Operand types: script: Script Compatibility: Version 2.

Type of returned value: Any Description: The first or second element of the array is executed depending on the result of the if condition. result is 1 Category: Default if then else Operand types: if: If Type else: Array Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 .{c=2}] http://www. The result of the executed expression is returned as a result (the result may be nothing). Example: textLog player Category: OFP tg x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The tangens of x.com/comref/full. Example: if (a>b) then {c=1} else {c=2}. the argument is in degrees.if (a>b) then [{c=1}. Example: tg 45 .85 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 373 of 415 Example: txt2 = text "Hello world.arma2." Category: OFP textLog anything Operand types: anything: Any Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Dumps the argument value into the debugging output.

nothing is returned.85 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 374 of 415 Category: Default if then codeToExecute Operand types: if: If Type codeToExecute: Code Compatibility: Version 1. Example: throw "invalid argument" Category: Default time Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the time that elapsed since the mission started (in seconds).arma2. See try. Category: OFP titleCut effect http://www.html 7/11/2010 . Example: if (a>b) then {c=1} Category: Default throw expression Operand types: expression: Any Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Throws an exception. If the code is not executed. If the code is executed. the last value calculated in the code is returned. The exception is processed by first catch block.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Any Description: The code is executed when the if condition is met.

the argument uses format ["name".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 375 of 415 Operand types: effect: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Obsolete.html 7/11/2010 . Example: titleObj ["BISLogo".the argument uses format ["text". Example: titleFadeIn 1."type". it's assumed to be one."plain"] Category: OFP titleRsc effect Operand types: effect: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Resource title .arma2. Category: OFP titleFadeOut duration Operand types: duration: Number Compatibility: Version 5126 required.speed] or ["name".0 Category: OFP titleObj effect Operand types: effect: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Object title ."type"]. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Terminate the title effect and set duration of the fade out phase to the given time."type". If speed is not http://www. If speed is not given. The object can be defined in the description.speed] or ["name".com/comref/full."type"].ext file.

it's assumed to be one.} Category: Default toArray string Operand types: string: String Compatibility: Version 5195 required. Example: titleRsc ["BIS".the argument uses format ["text"."type". Example: titleText ["Show this text".speed] or ["text".html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. http://www. Type of returned value: Array Description: Convert the string to the array of characters.arma2. Example: for "_x" from 10 to 20 do {..ext file.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 376 of 415 given. If speed is not given."type"].code. Resource can be defined in the description. it's assumed to be one. "PLAIN"] Category: OFP titleText effect Operand types: effect: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Text title .. "PLAIN"] Category: OFP for "_var" from a to b Operand types: for "_var" from a: for type b: Number Type of returned value: for type Description: Continue sequence of 'for' command.

Example: toLower "ArmA" . Type of returned value: String Description: Convert the string to lower case. Example: toString [65.arma2. 109.html 7/11/2010 . http://www. 65] Category: Default toLower string Operand types: string: String Compatibility: Version 5195 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Convert the string to upper case.com/comref/full. 109. 114. result is [65. result is "arma" Category: Default toString characters Operand types: characters: Array Compatibility: Version 5195 required. 65] . 114. result is "ArmA" Category: Default toUpper string Operand types: string: String Compatibility: Version 5195 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 377 of 415 Example: toArray "ArmA" . Type of returned value: String Description: Convert the array of characters to the string.

com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns trigger area in the form [a. b. result is "ARMA" Category: Default triggerActivated trigger Operand types: trigger: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 378 of 415 Example: toUpper "ArmA" . Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns true if the trigger has been activated. angle. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns trigger activation in the form [by. repeating] Category: OFP triggerArea trigger Operand types: trigger: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2. Category: OFP triggerActivation trigger Operand types: trigger: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. rectangle] Category: OFP triggerAttachedVehicle trigger http://www. type.

it's attached to the group. Example: trigger triggerAttachVehicle [player] Category: OFP http://www.html 7/11/2010 .86 required. "GROUP". When the source is "GROUP". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Assigns a static object to the trigger.com/comref/full.86 required. "LEADER" or "MEMBER". The activation source is changed to "STATIC". If [vehicle] is given.arma2. the trigger is detached from the assigned vehicle. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: If [] is given. If the activation source is "VEHICLE". "LEADER" or "MEMBER".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 379 of 415 Operand types: trigger: Object Compatibility: Version 5101 required. it's changed to "NONE". Example: trigger triggerAttachObject 1234 Category: OFP trigger triggerAttachVehicle [] or [vehicle] Operand types: trigger: Object [] or [vehicle]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. the trigger is attached to the vehicle or its group. otherwise it's attached to the vehicle and the source is changed to "VEHICLE". Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns vehicle attached to the trigger (for example using triggerAttachVehicle) Category: OFP trigger triggerAttachObject objectId Operand types: trigger: Object objectId: Number Compatibility: Version 1.

max.arma2. activ. mid. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns trigger text. Category: OFP triggerTimeout trigger Operand types: trigger: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. desactiv] Category: OFP triggerText trigger Operand types: trigger: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns trigger statements in the form [cond.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. interruptable] Category: OFP triggerType trigger Operand types: trigger: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns trigger timeout in the form [min. Type of returned value: String Description: http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 380 of 415 triggerStatements trigger Operand types: trigger: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

Category: Default vehicle turretUnit turret path Operand types: vehicle: Object turret path: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full. that process an exception. Category: Default try code Operand types: code: Code Type of returned value: Exception Type Description: Defines try-catch structure. Category: OFP true Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Always true. The structured exception block has following formtry //begin of try-catch block { //block. Any thrown exception in try block is caught in catch block. that can throw exception } catch{ //block.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. Exception is described in _exception variable }. Category: OFP type task Operand types: task: Task Compatibility: http://www. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the unit in the vehicle turret. This is structured exception block.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 381 of 415 Returns trigger type.

Type of returned value: String Description: Return the type of the task.00 required.com/comref/full. Category: Identity type location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2.90 required.91 required.91 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns type-name of expression. Category: Location typeName any Operand types: any: Any Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 382 of 415 Version 2. result is "string" Category: Default typeOf object Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 1. Type is returned as string Example: typeName "hello" . Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the name of the type of the given object. Type of returned value: String Description: Return type of given location.html 7/11/2010 .

Example: unassignVehicle player Category: OFP http://www. the group leader will issue an order to disembark.arma2. result is "SoldierWB" Category: OFP uiNamespace Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Category: OFP unassignTeam vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 383 of 415 Example: typeOf player . Example: unassignTeam soldier2 Category: OFP unassignVehicle unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The person is unassigned from the vehicle. If he is currently inside. This is equal to vehicle assignTeam "MAIN".05 required. Type of returned value: Namespace Description: Return the global namespace attached to user interface. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Unassigns the vehicle (its commander unit) from his team.com/comref/full.

com/comref/full.arma2. until the command is finished. A unit is busy when it's given an order like "move". Type of returned value: String Description: Return the unit position rules. Category: OFP unitReady unit Operand types: unit: Object or Array Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the unit is ready.html 7/11/2010 . Example: player in units player Category: OFP units grp Operand types: grp: Group Type of returned value: http://www. Example: unitReady player Category: OFP units unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns an array with all the units in the group of the given object. For a destroyed object an empty array is returned.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 384 of 415 unitPos person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.

offset.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 385 of 415 Array Description: Returns an array with all the units in the group. Category: Identity map updateDrawIcon [object.92 required. string identifier.90 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Unregister a task type. string identifier. color. shadow]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. maintain size?. height. If maintain size is false. maintain size?. Example: player in units group player Category: OFP unlockAchievement name Operand types: name: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Updates the icon to be shown in 2D editor for the specified editor object. offset. width. shadow] Operand types: map: Control [object. color. height. http://www.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Unlock the given achievement. angle. angle.arma2. width. Category: OFP teamMember unregisterTask name Operand types: teamMember: name: String Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text and command for the menu item.command]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. If maintain size is a number.text. command is optional. Category: Editor updateObjectTree map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 386 of 415 icon will not scale depending on the scale of the map. index is index as returned from addMenuItem command. the icon will maintain size if map scale is below that number.92 required. Category: Editor soldier useAudioTimeForMoves toggle Operand types: soldier: Object toggle: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switch between elapsed gamet time and audio time being used as animation timer. Category: Editor map updateMenuItem [menu item index.html 7/11/2010 .92 required. Used for audio/animation synchronization. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Update the editor object tree. Example: player useAudioTimeForMoves true Category: OFP http://www.com/comref/full.command] Operand types: map: Control [menu item index.text.arma2.

Category: OFP vectorUp obj Operand types: obj: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Example: vehicle player != player Category: OFP unit vehicleChat chatText Operand types: unit: Object chatText: String Type of returned value: http://www.61 required.arma2. If there is none. y]. z.html 7/11/2010 .61 required. Category: OFP vehicle unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the vehicle in which the given unit is mounted. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return object's up vector in world coordinates as [x.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 387 of 415 vectorDir obj Operand types: obj: Object Compatibility: Version 2. z. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return object's direction vector in world coordinates as [x. the unit is returned.com/comref/full. y].

it does not broadcast the message.ext file or radio protocol.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Array Description: Return a list of vehicles in the current mission.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 388 of 415 Nothing Description: Types text to the vehicle radio channel. Example: _vehicles = vehicles Category: OFP vehicles Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. If you want the message to show on all computers.92 required. The message is defined in the description.com/comref/full. you have to execute it on all of them. Example: soldierOne vehicleChat "Show this text" Category: OFP unit vehicleRadio radioName Operand types: unit: Object radioName: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sends the message to the vehicle radio channel. Note: this function only types text to the list. Type of returned value: Array Description: http://www. Example: soldierOne vehicleRadio "messageOne" Category: OFP vehicles Compatibility: Version 2.

com/comref/full. Category: OFP velocity vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 .91 required. z. Example: _vehicles = vehicles Category: OFP vehicleVarName object Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the name of the variable which contains a reference to this object. Category: OFP verifySignature filename Operand types: filename: String Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 389 of 415 Return a list of vehicles in the current mission. Category: OFP http://www. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the velocity (speed vector) of the vehicle as an array with format [x. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if file is signed by an accepted key.arma2.91 required.80 required. y].

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Suspend execution of script until condition is satisfied.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the rendering distance.com/comref/full. http://www.60 required. Example: _i = 0. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return true if the main map is shown (active).arma2. Category: OFP waitUntil condition Operand types: condition: Code Compatibility: Version 2. waitUntil {_i = _i + 1. _i >= 100} Category: Default waypointAttachedObject waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Category: OFP visibleMap Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Object Description: Gets the object attached to the waypoint.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 390 of 415 viewDistance Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

Example: [grp. Type of returned value: Nothing http://www.html 7/11/2010 .86 required. 2] waypointAttachObject 1234 Category: OFP waypoint waypointAttachVehicle vehicle Operand types: waypoint: Array vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 1.86 required. Example: waypointAttachedVehicle [groupOne. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Attaches a static object to the given waypoint.com/comref/full. 1] Category: OFP waypoint waypointAttachObject idStatic or object Operand types: waypoint: Array idStatic or object: Compatibility: Version 1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 391 of 415 Example: waypointAttachedObject [groupOne. 1] Category: OFP waypointAttachedVehicle waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required.arma2. Type of returned value: Object Description: Gets the vehicle attached to the waypoint.

1] Category: OFP waypointCompletionRadius waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. 2] waypointAttachVehicle vehicle player Category: OFP waypointBehaviour waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required.arma2.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 392 of 415 Description: Attaches a vehicle to the given waypoint. Type of returned value: Number http://www. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the waypoint behavior. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the waypoint combat mode. 1] Category: OFP waypointCombatMode waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Example: [grp. Example: waypointCombatMode [groupOne. Example: waypointBehaviour [groupOne.html 7/11/2010 .

1] Category: OFP waypointFormation waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the waypoint formation.html 7/11/2010 . Example: waypointDescription [groupOne.com/comref/full. 1] Category: OFP waypointDescription waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Example: _radius = waypointCompletionRadius [groupOne.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 393 of 415 Description: Gets the radius around the waypoint where is the waypoint completed.arma2. 1] Category: OFP waypointHousePosition waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the waypoint description. Type of returned value: Number http://www. Example: waypointFormation [groupOne.

http://www. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the waypoint script. 1] Category: OFP waypointPosition waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Category: OFP waypointScript waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return the list of waypoints for given group. Example: waypointHousePosition [groupOne.arma2. Example: waypointPosition [groupOne. Type of returned value: Array Description: Gets the waypoint position.com/comref/full. 1] Category: OFP waypoints group Operand types: group: Object or Group Compatibility: Version 5129 required. Note: this function is identical to getWaypointPosition.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 394 of 415 Description: Gets the house position assigned to the waypoint.html 7/11/2010 . Waypoint uses format Waypoint.50 required.

Type of returned value: Array Description: Gets the waypoint statements.com/comref/full. 1] Category: OFP waypointShow waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the waypoint speed. Example: waypointShow [groupOne. http://www. 1] Category: OFP waypointStatements waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required.html 7/11/2010 . Example: waypointSpeed [groupOne.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 395 of 415 Example: waypointScript [groupOne. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the waypoint show/hide status.arma2. 1] Category: OFP waypointSpeed waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required.

Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the waypoint type. 1] Category: OFP waypointTimeout waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required.arma2. 1] Category: OFP waypointType waypoint Operand types: waypoint: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Example: waypointType [groupOne. Type of returned value: Array Description: http://www. 1] Category: OFP vehicle weaponDirection weaponName Operand types: vehicle: Object weaponName: String Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .61 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 396 of 415 Example: waypointStatements [groupOne. Example: waypointTimeout [groupOne. Type of returned value: Array Description: Gets the waypoint timeout values.

Example: weapons player Category: Resistance west Type of returned value: Side Description: The West side.85 required. Example: while "x<10" do {x=x+1} Category: Default http://www. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns an array of names of all the vehicle's weapons. Type of returned value: While Type Description: The first part of the while contruct.75 required. Example: _dir = _vehicle weaponDirection "M16" Category: OFP weapons vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP while condition Operand types: condition: Code Compatibility: Version 1.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 397 of 415 Returns direction where is given weapon aiming.com/comref/full.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 398 of 415 wind Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . Example: with missionNamespace do {global=global+1} Category: Default worldName Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.arma2. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the name of the currently loaded world. Category: OFP object worldToModel worldPos Operand types: object: Object worldPos: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: With Type Description: The first part of the with contruct.92 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: http://www. Category: OFP with namespace Operand types: namespace: Namespace Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return the current wind vector.

including nothing.arma2.any value. each may be of any type.com/comref/full. Any Value Description: Any value. Boolean Description: Boolean (true or false).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 399 of 415 Converts position from world space to object model space. Category: OFP Any Description: Anyhing .html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Array Description: Converts position in world space into screen (UI) space. http://www. Category: OFP worldToScreen position Operand types: position: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Array Description: An array of items. Anything Description: Anything.

Display Description: Display UI object. Control Description: Control UI object...BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 400 of 415 Code Description: Part of code (compiled).. Exception Type Description: A helper type used in try-catch constructs.code. Diary record Description: Diary record.}. Config Description: Config file entry.html 7/11/2010 . for type Description: This type handles for cycles... Usage of this type: for "_var" from :expr: to :expr: [step <expr>] do {.arma2.code.}.":updatePhase:"] do {.":condition:".Second usage: for [":initPhase:".com/comref/full.. Group http://www.

then constructs. Number Description: A real number. Namespace Description: Namespace . Location Description: Location..BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 401 of 415 Description: A group. Object Description: A game object (like a soldier.set of variables. Nothing Description: Nothing . http://www.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Number or Nothing Description: Number or Nothing.no value.com/comref/full. vehicle or building). If Type Description: A helper type used in if.

html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 402 of 415 Object or Array Description: Object or Array. Object or Group Description: Object or group. Object or String Description: Object or String. civilian and resistance). http://www. String Description: An ASCII string. If you pass a group. String or Array Description: String or Array. Orientation Description: Script Description: Side Description: The name of the side (see west.arma2. east. its leader is considered.com/comref/full.

Text or String Description: Text or String.com/comref/full. Transformation Description: Vector http://www. Structured text Description: Switch Type Description: A helper type used in switch constructs.arma2. Target Description: Task Description: Task.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 403 of 415 String or Code Description: String or Code.html 7/11/2010 .

Random parameters: RandomDirectionPeriod . RotationVelocity.3D vector (xyz) which describes the velocity vector of the particle (direction and speed in m/s).html 7/11/2010 . {angle}] Description: Global parameters: ShapeName . The rest od the values during the life time will be lineary interpolated.Weight of the particle (in kg).. TimerPeriod. MoveVelocity . Color . Volume . Weight . RandomDirectionIntensity. r is intensity of red. Type .com/comref/full. Object. MoveVelocity.do constructs.Period of changing the velocity vector (s). b intensity of blue and a alpha (1 .Float number without dimension which determines the impact of the density od the enviroment on this particle. F.arma2.Size of the particle in time to render (m). a] Description: Color.. TimerPeriod . Color Format: [r.Volume of the particle (in m^3). Type. Rubbing. RandomDirectionPeriod. b.Either 3D coordinate (xzy) or name of the selection .Float number which determines number of rotations in one second. LifeTime.Type of the particle (either "Billboard" or "SpaceObject"). BeforeDestroy. All of them are fon interval [0. OnTimer. Weight.transparancy). g. g intensity of green. With Type Description: A helper type used in while. Volume. Physical parameters: Position . 1]. 0 . Category: OFP ParticleArray Format: [ShapeName. Color.I. AnimationPhase . RotationVelocity .The period of calling the "OnTimer" event (in sec).do constructs.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 404 of 415 Description: While Type Description: A helper type used in while. AnimationName. Size . if you set the array [1. Size.in this case the Object property must be set. Render parameters: Note that all these values are set as arrays to show their development in time.Phase of the animation in time. RandomDirectionIntensity - http://www. Position.Color of the particle in time to render (RGBA).no impact (vacuum).Life time of the particle (in sec).Name of the shape associated with the particle.2] as a size then at the beginning the size of the particle will be 1 and at the end of the life time of the particle it's size will be 2. AnimationName Name of the animation of the shape. AnimationPhase. LifeTime . Rubbing .

y] Description: Position. y is the height above see level. x coordinates are from East to West. RandomDirectionIntensity>. Category: OFP Position2D Format: [x. Category: OFP Waypoint Format: [group.Object to bind this particle to. BeforeDestroy . Category: OFP http://www.z. OnTimer . z coordinates are from South to North.y] Description: Position. z coordinates are from South to North. z coordinates are from South to North. Category: OFP Position Format: [x. index selects the waypoint (index 0 selects the first waypoint which is always created on the group starting position). y is the height above ground and the default y is 0. Category: OFP PositionASL Format: [x.z] or [x. Object .Name of the script to run right before destroying the particle. Position of the particle is stored in "this" variable.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 405 of 415 Each MoveVelocity component will be changed with random value from interval <0.Name of the script to run every period determined by TimerPeriod property. x coordinates are from East to West. Position of the particle is stored in "this" variable.index] Description: Group is of type Group.z.com/comref/full.z] Description: x coordinates are from East to West.html 7/11/2010 .

When b is changed. Since 1. "Killed" object:killer "Hit" object:causedBy.launched when an illuminating shell is lit(since 1. Other argument types and meaning are defined below.arguments: [[r.com/comref/full.85 string constants can be written in two ways: using double quotes (like "Hello") or curled braces (like {a=a+1}).r. init. Event based scripts There are some scripts in the game which are launched when a particular event occured.argument: end # . Code strings Many languague constructs (including forEach. When b is an array.launched when the mission is started (before the briefing screen) . One particular situation that can lead to this behaviour is aList = list sensor_name. You can force creating a copy of an array by using the unary operator +Array. since 1. as this makes scripts easier to read.object:unit http://www. Some of them have a name given by the mission designer (scripted waypoint.html 7/11/2010 .50) . Names of others are given by the program.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 406 of 415 Array assignment Assignments used on arrays assign only a pointer to the same array to the target variable.arma2. moreover future versions of the scripting language may precompile code enclosed in curled braces.sqs . Multiple handlers can be attached at one time.sqs .sqs .45) . b]. g.50) or user action scripts).no arguments initIntro. b is the light color Event handlers Event handlers can be defined in a unit config or by function addEventHandler. particle scripts (since 1. after executing a = b both a and b represent the same array. we recommend to use curled braces for code only.sqs . The event handler types are defined below. _this select 0 is always the source of the event. g.number of game endings onFlare. gunner] .launched when the intro is started (since 1.50) . While both ways are currently equivalent and a string constant is created. if and while) use the concept of "code strings". Code is passed to them as a string and they interpret it as code if they wish.no arguments exit. Each handler receives arguments in _this. a is changed as well.scalar:howMuch "Engine" bool:engineState "GetIn" string:position (1).launched when the mission is finished (before the debriefing screen.

then.else while. Events added by addEventHandler may be different on each computer.string:muzzle..SQF While script syntax (see exec) is line based. "commander". "cargo" MP notes: "Killed" and "Hit" event handlers are executed where the given unit is local.string:mode.object:whoFired "Dammaged" string:selectionName."_b"}. All other event handlers are executed on all computers. functions (see call. Example 1 (max.do Curled braces Multiple commands (including assigment commands) delimited with a semicolon The result of the last expression evaluated is returned as a function result.scalar:howMuch "Gear" bool:gearState "Fuel" bool:fuelState "Init" No arguments (1) position can be "driver".sqf) comment "Switch all infantry units to safe mode". _b = _this select 1. then. { if (vehicle _x == _x) then { _x setBehaviour "safe" } } forEach _this http://www.object:unit "Fired" string:weapon.arma2. _a = _this select 0.. private {"_a". Scripts can wait suspended until a certain condition it met and they can also use goto to change the execution point at any time. it is considered to be equivalent to a space. Main language contructs used in functions are: if.sqf) comment "Return the maximum of the first and second argument". This can be nothing when a function returns no value. do) is based on structured expressions and end-of-line has no special meaning. if (_a>_b) then {_a} else {_b} Example 2 (infantrySafe. "gunner".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 407 of 415 "GetOut" string:position (1).. Semicolon is therefore required even when ending a line.string:ammo "IncomingMissile" string:ammo.com/comref/full. Note: scripts can do some things that are not possible in functions.html 7/11/2010 . Functions .

SQS used for scripts). do. while. A local variable name starts with an underscore ('_').This is comment Label: line starting with '#'. The recommended file extension for functions is . To overcome this limitation you can store multiline in separate files and load them using the loadFile or preprocessFile functions (the second uses a C-like preprocessor with // or /* */ comments and #define macros). count. Local variables A local variable is any variable which name starts with an underscore. Example: ~delay is equivalent to __waitUntil = _time+(cas) . Example: . Local variables can be used during script execution to avoid variable conflicts. http://www. forEach. Each of the commands then. You can use function private to introduce variables at any given scope. All local variables from outer scopes are visible as well. Example: _unit setBehaviour "safe" Assignment: assignment of any value to variable.SQF (as opposed to . If assignment is made into a variable that does not exist in any visible scope. exec and call define a visibility scope for local variables. it is created in the innermost scope.com/comref/full. Example: ?_condVar>10:_var=_var+2 Note: variable _time is reserved. Example: _a = 10 Conditional: ? condition : command or assignmented. Variables starting with two underscores are reserved and should never be used. Example: &endTime is equivalent to @_time >= (endTime) Delay: line starting with '~'. Example: @condition Waiting for a time: line starting with '&'. Example: #LabelName Waiting for a condition: line starting with '@'. It is used to keep the time elapsed since the script execution started. the command is executed only when the condition is satisfied.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Script syntax Each script line may be one of the following: Comment: line starting with '.'.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 408 of 415 Due to the line-based nature of scripts it is not possible to create multiline string constants in them. All other variables are global. &__waitUntil Command: any expression returning no value.

com/comref/full. Array variable thisList is set to the list of all vehicles that would satisfy the primary sensor activation condition. The On Activation expression defines an action that is peformed after the waypoint is terminated. Boolean variable this is set during evaluation of the condition expression to the primary sensor activation condition.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 409 of 415 Triggers The Condition expression is used to determine when the trigger is activated. The expression must either be an assignment or return nothing (see type none). Condition must return a boolean value. Waypoints The Condition expression is used to determine when the waypoint execution is terminated. Variables Variables have to be inicialized before being used. Expressions must either be an assignment or return nothing (see type none). When an undefined value is encountered in a field where a boolean value is expected.html 7/11/2010 . Variable denoting trigger can be created by filling in the name field. Vehicle Config entry: CfgVehicles Value All Logic Land Car Motorcycle Tank APC Man Civilian Civilian2 Civilian3 Description any vehicle game logic invisible unit ground vehicle + + + + http://www. Variables may be unitialized by assigning it the nil value. Condition must return a boolean value. it is converted to false. This effectively destroys the variable as if it never existed. Boolean variable this is set during evaluation of the condition expression to the primary waypoint termination condition. When any uninitialized variable is detected in any expression.arma2. the whole expression results nil (an undefined value). Array variable thisList is set to the list of all units in the group that the given waypoint is assigned to. The On Activation and On Deactivation expressions define actions that are peformed when the trigger condition changes to true or false.

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