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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.html 7/11/2010 .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. Category: OFP PC control1 == control2 Operand types: control1: Control control2: Control Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether two displays are equal.arma2.50 required.50 required.

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

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

html 7/11/2010 . false is returned. If either of them is null.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. 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.

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.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Config Description: Returns subentry of config entry with given name.arma2. 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.

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.com/comref/full. Example: abs -3 .arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP acos x http://www. result is 3 Category: Default accTime Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current time acceleration factor.

5 . param2.com/comref/full. param1. The format of action can be [type. the result is in degrees. Only type is required. param2. 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.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 15 of 415 Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The arccosine of x. Example: soldierOne action ["eject".html 7/11/2010 . param3 are type specific. target defaults to unit and param1.01 required. param3]. Example: array = actionKeys "ReloadMagazine" Category: OFP actionKeysImages action or [action. Example: acos 0. vehicle soldierOne] Category: OFP actionKeys action Operand types: action: String Compatibility: Version 2. maxKeys] Operand types: action or [action. maxKeys]: String or Array http://www.arma2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns a list of dikCodes of buttons assigned to the given user action. target.

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

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

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 18 of 415 object addEventHandler handler Operand types: object: Object handler: Array Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full.10 required.{_this exec "playerKilled. Type of returned value: Number Description: Add icon to a group.command]. Check scripting topic Event handlers for more information. The index of the currently added handler is returned. Example: player addEventHandler ["killed". Type of returned value: Description: The format of handler is [type.arma2. Example: http://www.ofsetY]] Category: OFP unit addLiveStats score Operand types: unit: Object score: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Returns icon ID Example: id = group addGroupIcon["b_inf".[offsetX.85 required.sqs"}] Category: OFP group addGroupIcon properties Operand types: group: Group properties: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. 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: rearmTruckOne addMagazineCargo ["M16". 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.arma2. count]. Note: you may create invalid combinations by using this function. application behaviour is undefined.75 required. for example by adding 20 grenades. When doing so.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.html 7/11/2010 . This is used for infantry weapons. 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). 10] Category: OFP addMagazinePool Compatibility: Version 1. The format of magazines is [magazineName. Category: Resistance http://www. For magazineName values see CfgWeapons.com/comref/full.

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

com/comref/full. Example: player addScore 10 Category: OFP addSwitchableUnit person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. 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.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Add a unit into the list of units available for team switch. Category: OFP group addVehicle vehicle Operand types: group: Group vehicle: Object http://www.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. a unit is considered "renegade" and is an enemy to everyone. This is usually used to reward for completed mission objectives.html 7/11/2010 . The rating for killed enemies and killed friendlies is adjusted automatically. This is shown in the "I" MP screen as the total score.

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

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

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

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

the sooner the group will start fleeing. 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. Example: [unitOne. 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. while 1 means always fleeing. 0 means maximum courage. unitTwo] allowGetIn false Category: OFP allUnits Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: player ammo "M16" Category: OFP http://www. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return a list of all units (all persons except agents).arma2.com/comref/full. The less courage.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 26 of 415 Sets the group courage.html 7/11/2010 .

com/comref/full. Example: house animate ["doors1". Animation is defined in config file.75 required. 1] Category: Resistance object animationPhase animation Operand types: object: Object animation: String Compatibility: Version 1.arma2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return animation phase of animation on object.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. phase] Operand types: object: Object [animation. Example: house animationPhase "doors1" Category: Resistance http://www. Wanted animation phase is set to phase.html 7/11/2010 .75 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Process animation on object. phase]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.

Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the stored value of armory points.00 required. the result is in degrees. result is 30 Category: Default assert codition Operand types: codition: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Example: asin 0.5 .com/comref/full. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the name of the current primary animation. Category: OFP asin x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The arcsine of x.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Boolean http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 28 of 415 animationState man Operand types: man: Object Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. Category: OFP armoryPoints Compatibility: Version 5500 required.

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. 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.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 29 of 415 Description: Tests a condition and if the condition is false. http://www.arma2. halts the program. 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 .com/comref/full.

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.arma2. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the soldier assigned to the given vehicle as a commander. Example: player assignAsGunner tankOne Category: OFP assignedCargo vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Category: OFP http://www. Category: OFP assignedCommander vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the list of soldiers assigned to the given vehicle as a cargo.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .

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

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set airport to be used by AI on getout Example: http://www.html 7/11/2010 . "RED". "GREEN". Category: OFP assignedVehicleRole person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 5130 required. Example: soldier2 assignTeam "RED" Category: OFP airplane assignToAirport airportId Operand types: airplane: Object airportId: Number Compatibility: Version 2. 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. Category: OFP vehicle assignTeam team Operand types: vehicle: Object team: String Compatibility: Version 2.05 required.92 required. The possible team values are: "MAIN".com/comref/full. "BLUE" and "YELLOW".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 32 of 415 Return the vehicle person is assigned to.

The returned value is in degrees.arma2. in the range from -180 to +180. the result is in degrees. Example: atg 1 . 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. Example: atan 1 . result is 45 Category: Default http://www. result is 59.html 7/11/2010 . using the signs of both parameters to determine the quadrant of the returned value.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. Example: 5 atan2 3 . the result is in degrees.0362 Category: Default atg x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The arctangens of x.com/comref/full.

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

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

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

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.arma2. The returned value is in format Position. The action is any expression in this scripting language. http://www.com/comref/full. 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.50 required. The returned value is in format Position. Example: _action = buttonAction _button Category: OFP PC buttonAction idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the action assigned to the given button or active text.92 required. Example: buildingExit [building. Example: building buildingPos 1 Category: OFP buttonAction control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.

sqs"""] Category: Resistance control buttonSetAction action Operand types: control: Control action: String Compatibility: Version 2.91 required. Example: buttonSetAction [100. Action is any expression in this scripting language. action]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.50 required. Action is any expression in this scripting language. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Assigns an action to the control with id idc of the topmost user dialog.html 7/11/2010 . The action is any expression in this scripting language. "player exec ""reply. The function can be used for buttons and active texts. action] Operand types: [idc.arma2.sqs""" Category: OFP PC cadetMode http://www. Example: _control buttonSetAction "player exec ""reply. Example: _action = buttonAction 100 Category: Resistance buttonSetAction [idc.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. The function can be used for buttons and active texts. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Assigns an action to the given button or active text.com/comref/full.

arma2.html 7/11/2010 . result is 3 Category: Default camera camCommand command Operand types: camera: Object command: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www.85 required. Example: call {"x=2"} Category: Default pars call body Operand types: pars: Any body: Code Compatibility: Version 1.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. Example: [1. Category: OFP call code Operand types: code: Code Compatibility: Version 1.85 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Any Description: Executes the given code. Type of returned value: Any Description: Executes the function body. Argument pars is passed as _this.2] call {(_this select 0)+(_this select 1)} .

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

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

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

com/comref/full.90 required.56 required. Time gives timeout.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP cameraView Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Preload the scene for he prepared camera. Type of returned value: String Description: Return type of camera. zero means no (infinite) timeout. Category: OFP PC camera camPreload time Operand types: camera: Object time: Number Compatibility: Version 2.95 required. Type of returned value: Config Description: Return root of campaign description.ext entries hierarchy.arma2. Category: OFP campaignConfigFile Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the vehicle to which the camera is attached.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 43 of 415 cameraOn Compatibility: Version 1. Example: _camera camCommit 5 http://www.

92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 44 of 415 Category: OFP camPreloaded camera Operand types: camera: Object Compatibility: Version 2.95 required. Example: http://www.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. Example: camPreloaded _camera Category: OFP camera camPrepareBank bank Operand types: camera: Object bank: Number Compatibility: Version 2. See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera heading. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera bank angle.1 Category: OFP camera camPrepareDir direction Operand types: camera: Object direction: Number Compatibility: Version 2.95 required. See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared. Example: _camera camPrepareBank -0. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the camera has finished preloading.

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

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 46 of 415 Description: Prepares the camera field of view (zoom). Example: _camera camPreparePos getPos player Category: OFP camera camPrepareRelPos position Operand types: camera: Object position: Array http://www.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera position (format Position). Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Prepares the camera field of view range for auto zooming. 0.95 required.95 required. Example: _camera camPrepareFovRange [0.arma2. Example: _camera camPrepareFov 0.1.com/comref/full.1 Category: OFP camera camPrepareFovRange fovRange Operand types: camera: Object fovRange: Array Compatibility: Version 2.5] Category: OFP camera camPreparePos position Operand types: camera: Object position: Array Compatibility: Version 2. See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared. See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared. See also camPreload and camCommitPrepared.

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

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.html 7/11/2010 .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. It does not automatically commit changes. It does not automatically commit changes. Example: _camera camSetBank -0.arma2.1 Category: OFP camera camSetFocus focusRange Operand types: camera: Object focusRange: Array http://www.com/comref/full. 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. Example: _camera camSetDive -0.

5] Category: OFP camera camSetPos position Operand types: camera: Object position: Array Type of returned value: Nothing http://www. 0.html 7/11/2010 . It does not automatically commit changes.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.blur].com/comref/full. It does not automatically commit changes.arma2. Sets the camera focus blur.1. 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. Example: _camera camSetFocus [50. Example: _camera camSetFov 0. It does not automatically commit changes.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 49 of 415 Type of returned value: Nothing Description: focusRange is in format [distance.

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

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

It does not test for fuel.com/comref/full. 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. only the damage status is checked. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if cargo of this vehicle want to get out when in combat. Category: OFP captive unit Operand types: unit: Object http://www.html 7/11/2010 .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. Example: canStand player Category: OFP canUnloadInCombat vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

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

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

Example: clearOverlay _map Category: Editor clearRadio http://www.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clear the current overlay. Category: Resistance clearOverlay map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.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.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. 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).75 required. Example: clearMagazineCargo jeepOne Category: OFP clearMagazinePool Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clean up the content of radio protocol history. 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).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 56 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2. 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. http://www.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clear vehicle init field. Example: clearWeaponCargo jeepOne Category: OFP clearWeaponPool Compatibility: Version 1.73 required.75 required.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP clearVehicleInit vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5154 required.

50 required.com/comref/full. Example: closeDialog 1 Category: Resistance display closeDisplay exitcode Operand types: display: Display exitcode: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _display closeDisplay IDC_OK Category: OFP PC closeOverlay map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.53 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Close given display.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 57 of 415 Category: Resistance closeDialog idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Category: Editor http://www.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Closes the topmost user dialog as if a button with id idc was pressed.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Closes the current overlay without committing.

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

If the target is objNull. the unit is ordered to commence firing on its current target (set using doTarget or commandTarget). Example: soldierOne commandFollow player Category: OFP http://www.com/comref/full.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.arma2. but a person. 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).html 7/11/2010 . the person is returned instead. If the vehicle is not a vehicle. 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).

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

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.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full.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). Example: commandStop unitOne Category: OFP unit commandTarget position Operand types: unit: Object or Array http://www.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sends the message to the command radio channel.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). the unit will never be ready.

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).arma2.html 7/11/2010 .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). 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).85 required.com/comref/full. Example: soldierOne commandWatch player Category: OFP comment comment Operand types: comment: String Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: http://www.

It's used to create comments. _compiled = compile _function. Type of returned value: Code Description: Compile expression. Example: _function = "a = a + 1"." Category: Default commitOverlay map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.60 required.arma2.com/comref/full.92 required. Example: commitOverlay _map Category: Editor compile expression Operand types: expression: String Compatibility: Version 2. call _compiled. Example: comment "This is a comment. Category: Default completedFSM FSM handle Operand types: FSM handle: Number Compatibility: Version 5500 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Commit the current overlay. Type of returned value: http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 63 of 415 Nothing Description: This function does nothing.

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

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 65 of 415 Category: OFP PC controlNull Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP copyToClipboard text Operand types: text: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required.arma2.92 required. Category: OFP groupTo copyWaypoints groupFrom Operand types: groupTo: Group groupFrom: Group Compatibility: Version 5500 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Copy the text to the clipboard. This value is not equal to anything. Category: OFP PC copyFromClipboard Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Type of returned value: Nothing http://www. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the content of the (text) clipboard. including itself.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Control Description: A non-existing control.

Category: OFP cos x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The cosine of x. Example: count [0.arma2.5 Category: Default count config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2. Example: cos 60 .0. the argument is in degrees.35 required.2] . Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns count of subentries. The target group will start to process waypoints from the first one. result is 4 http://www.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 66 of 415 Description: Copy the chain of waypoints from source to target group.html 7/11/2010 .1. 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. result is 0.

com/comref/full. increase the count. 3. 1. 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. 2) For each element in the array assign an element as _x and evaluate the condition expression. 1.arma2. 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. Example: player countFriendly list triggerOne Category: OFP http://www. It is calculated as follows: 1) Set the count to 0. 2. If it's true.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.html 7/11/2010 . 3] .

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.arma2. 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.html 7/11/2010 . For types see CfgVehicles. placement. markers. Example: player countUnknown list triggerOne Category: OFP createAgent [type. position.com/comref/full.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.

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

object. picture]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. state))] or [subject. Record is selected based on given object (diary record. Example: _link = createDiarySubject ["Group". text](."] Category: Identity person createDiarySubject [subject. player. object. display name. Example: http://www. [title. text]: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. text](. display name] or [subject. Type of returned value: String Description: Create a link to the section of diary given by subject. task(. "Player"] Category: Identity person createDiaryRecord [subject. state))] or [subject. display name] or [subject.arma2. "Kill all enemies. state))] Operand types: person: Object [subject. text(. task or unit). text(. text] Operand types: [subject. Type of returned value: Number Description: Create a new subject page in a log. display name. task(. state))]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. task(. picture] Operand types: person: Object [subject.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 70 of 415 createDiaryLink [subject. Example: _record = player createDiaryRecord ["diary".53 required. [title. Type of returned value: Diary record Description: Create a new record in a log. task(.html 7/11/2010 .

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

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

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

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

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

position player. group (Group). Otherwise. "FORM"] Category: OFP type createUnit unitInfo Operand types: type: String unitInfo: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Special properties can be: "NONE" and "FORM". position. init (String). the given position is used.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 76 of 415 Version 2. position. placement.34 required. Example: "SoldierWB" createUnit [getMarkerPos "barracks". Example: unit = group player createUnit ["SoldierWB". rank (String)]. The format of unitInfo is: [pos (Position). groupAlpha] Category: OFP createVehicle [type.html 7/11/2010 . position player. markers. []. The vehicle is placed inside a circle with this position as center and placement as its radius. 0. Note: init. 0. Example: veh = createVehicle ["Cobra". The unit is placed inside a circle with this position as its center and placement as its radius. skill (Number). the position of a random one is used. markers. Otherwise.32 required. Special properties can be: "NONE". "FLY"] Category: OFP http://www. If the markers array contains several marker names. Type of returned value: Object Description: Creates a vehicle of the given type (type is the name of the subclass in CfgVehicles). special]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Creates a unit of the given type. the position of a random one is used. special] Operand types: [type.32 required. "PRIVATE". "FLY" and "FORM". If the markers array contains several marker names.com/comref/full.arma2. 0.5. []. Their default values are "". skill and rank are optional. 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. the given position is used. placement.

Example: _tank = "M1Abrams" createVehicle getmarkerpos "tankFactory" Category: OFP type createVehicleLocal pos Operand types: type: String pos: Array Compatibility: Version 2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 77 of 415 type createVehicle pos Operand types: type: String pos: Array Compatibility: Version 1. See CfgVehicles for possible type values. Type of returned value: Object Description: Creates an empty vehicle of the given type.56 required.34 required. If the vehicle is not a vehicle.com/comref/full. but person. a list containing only persons is returned. Type of returned value: Object Description: Creates an empty vehicle of the given type. 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.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. Pos is in format Position. Example: crew vehicle player http://www. Vehicle is not transferred through network in MP games. See CfgVehicles for possible type values. Pos is in format Position.

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

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

http://www. enable] Operand types: [idc. enable]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. false] Category: Resistance control ctrlEnable enable Operand types: control: Control enable: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.50 required. Example: _done = ctrlCommitted _control Category: OFP PC ctrlEnable [idc.arma2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if the control animation is finished. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables / disables the control with id idc of the topmost user dialog.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 80 of 415 Example: _control ctrlCommit 2 Category: OFP PC ctrlCommitted control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable / disable given control.50 required. Example: ctrlEnable [100.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full.

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

html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clears the map animation. Category: OFP PC ctrlMapAnimCommit control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Plays the map animation. The format of frame is [time.arma2.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 1.1. the format of position is Position2D. Example: _map ctrlMapAnimAdd [1. position].com/comref/full. getMarkerPos "anim1"] Category: OFP PC ctrlMapAnimClear control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. zoom.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds the next frame to the map animation.92 required. http://www.92 required. 0.

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

arma2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Convert position in the map from world coordinates to screen coordinates. y] Operand types: map: Control [x. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the current scale of the map control.92 required. Category: OFP PC map ctrlMapScreenToWorld [x.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: http://www. Category: OFP PC map ctrlMapWorldToScreen position Operand types: map: Control position: Array Compatibility: Version 5127 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 84 of 415 ctrlMapScale control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Convert position in the map from screen coordinates to world coordinates. Category: OFP PC ctrlParent control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.50 required. y]: Array Compatibility: Version 5127 required.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 94 of 415 Description: Sets the main font size of given control.com/comref/full. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH1 0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H1 font size of given HTML control.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH2 height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH1 height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeight 0. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH2 0.50 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H2 font size of given HTML control.50 required.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH3 height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: http://www.

50 required. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH5 0.50 required.arma2.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH6 height Operand types: http://www.com/comref/full.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH4 height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H3 font size of given HTML control. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H5 font size of given HTML control.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 95 of 415 Version 2.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontHeightH5 height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH3 0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H4 font size of given HTML control.html 7/11/2010 .50 required. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH4 0.

Example: _control ctrlSetFontP "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontP height Operand types: control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets H6 font size of given HTML control. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets P font size of given HTML control.50 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets P font of given HTML control.arma2. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightH6 0.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 96 of 415 control: Control height: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _control ctrlSetFontHeightP 0.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontP name Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2.05 Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetFontPB name http://www.50 required.50 required.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 97 of 415 Operand types: control: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . 0. Example: _control ctrlSetPosition [0. y. Example: _control ctrlSetForegroundColor [1.5] Category: OFP PC http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets wanted position and size for control animation. Width and height are optional. Color is in format Color. 1] Category: OFP PC control ctrlSetPosition [x.50 required. 0.50 required. Example: _control ctrlSetFontPB "TahomaB" Category: OFP PC display ctrlSetForegroundColor color Operand types: display: Control color: Array Compatibility: Version 2. h]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. w. h] Operand types: control: Control [x. w.5. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets P bold font of given HTML control.com/comref/full. 0.arma2. y. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets background color of given control.50 required.

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

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

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

true] Category: Resistance control ctrlShow show Operand types: control: Control show: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2. 1] Category: OFP PC ctrlShow [idc.html 7/11/2010 .50 required. 0. 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. Example: _control ctrlShow false Category: OFP PC ctrlShown control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.50 required. show]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 101 of 415 Example: _control ctrlSetTooltipColorText [1. http://www. Example: ctrlShow [100. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Show / hide given control.arma2.50 required. 0. show] Operand types: [idc.com/comref/full.

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

50 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 103 of 415 Returns value representing type of control.92 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. Category: OFP currentMagazine vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 5500 required. Category: OFP http://www.arma2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns whether the control with id idc of the topmost user dialog is visible.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: String Description: Return the name of the type of the currently using magazine (on the primary turret for vehicles). Example: _visible = ctrlVisible 100 Category: Resistance currentCommand vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.

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

speed] or ["name". 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. 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). Example: alive cursorTarget Category: OFP layer cutFadeOut duration Operand types: layer: Number duration: Number Compatibility: Version 5126 required.html 7/11/2010 ."type"]. Example: http://www. Category: OFP cursorTarget Compatibility: Version 5500 required. it's assumed to be one. The object can be defined in the description.0 Category: OFP cutObj effect Operand types: effect: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Object background . Type of returned value: Object Description: This is the entity pointed to by a players cursor.arma2."type". Example: 0 cutFadeIn 1.the argument uses format ["name".com/comref/full.ext file.

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

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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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For possible values of flag.arma2. Category: Identity difficultyEnabled flag Operand types: flag: String Compatibility: Version 5127 required. see config class Flags in CfgDificulties.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the object heading in the range of 0 to 360.50 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if given difficulty setting is currently enabled.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether given subject is present in the diary of given person. Example: direction player http://www. 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. Category: Resistance person diarySubjectExists name Operand types: person: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.

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

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

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

id]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove a given event handler from the given display.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _display displayRemoveAllEventHandlers "KeyDown" Category: OFP PC display displayRemoveEventHandler [handler name. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets given event handler of given display.arma2. Example: _control displaySetEventHandler ["KeyDown". 0] Category: OFP PC display displaySetEventHandler [handler name.com/comref/full. function]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. id] Operand types: display: Display [handler name.54 required. Example: _display displayRemoveEventHandler ["KeyDown".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 119 of 415 Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove all even handlers from the given display. ""] Category: OFP PC dissolveTeam team Operand types: team: String http://www. function] Operand types: display: Display [handler name.

html 7/11/2010 . Category: Location distributionRegion Compatibility: Version 5129 required. "BLUE" or "YELLOW". Possible team values are: "RED". 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. All members become members of the main team. 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.com/comref/full. "GREEN".05 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Computes the distance between two locations or positions. Type of returned value: Number http://www.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 120 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Dissolves the given team.

} 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.. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Execute the code inside the given namespace. 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.85 required.code.html 7/11/2010 .. Note: the maximum repeat count for the loop is http://www. 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 {.com/comref/full.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 121 of 415 Description: Return the region where the game was sold (based on distribution id).

html 7/11/2010 . default {block}.} 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). the unit is ordered to commence firing on its current target (set using doTarget or commandTarget). 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). http://www.com/comref/full. If the condition is still true after the loop was repeated 10000 times.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 122 of 415 10000. If the target is objNull. case 2 : {block}.arma2. the loop will be terminated and an error message is shown. 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}.

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). player] Category: OFP PC doGetOut unit Operand types: unit: Object or Array Compatibility: Version 2.fsm".arma2. http://www. target]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. position. target] Operand types: unit(s): Object or Array [fsm name. position. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders a unit to process command defined by FSM file (silently).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 123 of 415 Example: soldierOne doFollow player Category: OFP unit(s) doFSM [fsm name. Example: soldierOne doFSM ["move. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Orders a unit to get out from the vehicle (silently).53 required.28 required. position player.

com/comref/full. the unit will never be ready.html 7/11/2010 . Example: soldierOne doWatch getMarkerPos "MarkerMoveOne" http://www. Note: the stop command is never finished.arma2.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). 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). 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).

angle. angle.html 7/11/2010 . position2. color] Operand types: map: Control [position1. color. fill] Operand types: map: Control [center. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Draw arrow in map. b. color]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. 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). Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Draw ellipse in map.arma2. a. color.35 required. Category: OFP PC http://www. Example: soldierOne doWatch player Category: OFP map drawArrow [position1.com/comref/full. fill]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.35 required. b. a. position2.

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

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

00 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sends any text into the debugger console or the logfile. Type of returned value: Any Description: Show the edit object dialog for the given object. Category: Editor map editorSetEventHandler [handler name.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: echo "Text in logfile" Category: Default map editObject object Operand types: map: Control object: String Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 128 of 415 Category: Resistance east Type of returned value: Side Description: The East side. Category: OFP echo text Operand types: text: String Compatibility: Version 2. function] Operand types: map: Control http://www.com/comref/full.

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

92 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the number of available cargo. Example: soldierOne enableAI "Move" Category: OFP group enableAttack enable Operand types: group: Object or Group enable: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.53 required.arma2. "AUTOTARGET" (enables independed target assigning and watching of unknown targets) or "MOVE" (enables movement). Category: OFP enableEndDialog Type of returned value: http://www. Example: _freePositions = (vehicle player) freePositions "cargo" Category: OFP unit enableAI section Operand types: unit: Object section: String Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 130 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set if leader can issue attack commands. driver.com/comref/full. gunner or commander positions in the vehicle. Section is one of "TARGET" (enables watching assigned targets). Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enables parts of the AI behaviour.

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

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

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

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

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

Type of returned value: Script Description: Compile and execute function (sqf). then in the campaign scripts folder and finally in the global scripts folder. The function is first searched in the mission folder.com/comref/full. Argument is passed to the script as local variable _this. Return the FSM handler or 0 when failed.arma2.58 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 136 of 415 argument execFSM filename Operand types: argument: Any filename: String Compatibility: Version 5500 required. The FSM file is first searched in the mission folder. Type of returned value: Number Description: Execute the scripted FSM.60 required. Type of returned value: Script Description: Compile and execute function (sqf). Argument is passed to the FSM as local variable _this. The function is first searched in the mission folder. Example: player execFSM "test. then in the campaign scripts folder and finally in the global scripts folder.sqf" Category: OFP PC argument execVM filename Operand types: argument: Any filename: String Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: execVM "test. then in the campaign scripts folder and finally in the global scripts folder.fsm" Category: OFP execVM filename Operand types: filename: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: http://www.

arma2. 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.7182 Category: Default expectedDestination person http://www. and current block with result of code Example: if (_x>5) exitWith {echo "_x is too big".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 137 of 415 player execVM "test._x} . Example: exp 1 . evaluates code. Type of returned value: Any Description: if result of condition is true. Category: OFP if exitWith code Operand types: if: If Type code: Code Compatibility: Version 2 required. result is [when _x is greater then 5.html 7/11/2010 .sqf" Category: OFP PC exit Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Exits the script. result is 2.com/comref/full.

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

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Finish the mission.1 Category: OFP failMission end type Operand types: end type: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required. "END4". "LOSER". "END3". "KILLED". The default radio volume is 1. "END5". the target volume by volume.arma2. Mission saves will not be deleted. "END2". The end type can be "CONTINUE".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 139 of 415 Causes a smooth change in the radio volume. Category: OFP false Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Always false.com/comref/full. "END1".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 change duration is given by time.0.0. the target volume by volume. The default master volume is 1. Example: 5 fadeRadio 0. The change duration is given by time.html 7/11/2010 . Example: 5 fadeSound 0. or "END6". Category: Default http://www.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 140 of 415 fillWeaponsFromPool person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 1.92 required. ignoreObject]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. minDist. visibilityPosition and ignoreObject parameters are optional. Example: fillWeaponsFromPool victor Category: Resistance array find x Operand types: array: Array x: Any Compatibility: Version 2. minDist. hidePosition. returns -1 if not found. ignoreObject is an object that is ignored in visibility check. Category: OFP http://www. maxDist. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the position of the first array element that matches x.92 required. 2] find 1 . Example: [0.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . maxDist. hidePosition.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds magazines from the campaign pool to the person (depending on the weapons the person has). result is 1 Category: Default object findCover [position. ignoreObject] Operand types: object: Object [position. The minDist. 1. visibilityPosition.75 required. Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the object where the object should search for cover. visibilityPosition. visibilityPosition is used to select cover that can see a certain position.

maxDistance.] Operand types: map: Control [type. Type of returned value: Display Description: Find display by its IDD.92 required.54 required. maxDistance] or [radius. game value] to search by object reference of a specific editor object type. Use [type... vehicleType] http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 141 of 415 findDisplay idd Operand types: idd: Number Compatibility: Version 2. name1.arma2..html 7/11/2010 . value1. Example: _display = findDisplay 1 Category: OFP PC map findEditorObject value Operand types: map: Control value: Any Compatibility: Version 2.35 required. name1. Category: Editor map findEditorObject [type.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: String Description: Return object of given type with given arguments. Category: Editor center findEmptyPosition [radius. value1. .]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.. . Type of returned value: String Description: Return object that matches the provided reference.

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

mode]."SmokeShell"] Category: OFP http://www."SmokeShell".html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP finite x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Boolean Description: True. 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.com/comref/full. magazine] or [muzzle.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 143 of 415 Finish world initialization before mission is launched.arma2. if number is finite (not infinite and valid number) Example: finite 10/0 . mode. The array has format [muzzle. Example: soldierOne fire ["throw". 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.

Example: fleeing player Category: OFP floor x Operand types: http://www. Example: flag player Category: OFP flagOwner flag Operand types: flag: Object Type of returned value: Object Description: When used on a flag. objNull is returned.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. objNull is returned. this flag is returned.html 7/11/2010 . A dead or empty unit returns false.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. If not. When used on anything else.arma2. the returned value is the person that has this flag.

com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 145 of 415 x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The floor value of x.25 . Example: cobraOne flyInHeight 150 Category: OFP fog Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the fog forecast.92 required.html 7/11/2010 . Example: floor 5.92 required. 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. Category: OFP http://www. The accepted range is from 50 to 1000. Category: OFP fogForecast Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the current fog.

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

Each %x is replaced by the corresponding argument. 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.%2 .com/comref/full. 1. It's executed as follows: for each element of array an element is assigned as _x and the command is executed. etc. "text"] . This string may contain references to the following arguments using format %1.1" http://www.html 7/11/2010 . 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.arma2. Example: format ["%1 . %2.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.text . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Force the speed of the given object.%1". %x may appear in the string in any order. result is "1 .92 required.

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

arma2.... Type of returned value: Array Description: Return position of unit in the formation.]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. etc.92 required. Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Creates a structured text by replacing %1. arg1. arg2. %2. http://www. in format by plain or structured texts given as arguments.92 required.01 required. Type of returned value: String Description: Return the current task of the unit in the formation.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 149 of 415 Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. . Type of returned value: Array Description: Return list of units (drivers) in the formation.] Operand types: [format.. Category: OFP formationTask person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. arg1.92 required.html 7/11/2010 . arg2. Category: OFP formatText [format. Category: OFP formationPosition person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. .

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

com/comref/full. 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.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Array Description: Extract array from config entry.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: String Description: Returns gear slot item name.arma2.35 required. Example: getDammage player Category: OFP http://www. Example: weapon = gearSlotData _control Category: OFP PC getArray config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.

arma2.92 required. Category: Editor getEditorMode map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: http://www.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. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the current mode of the editor.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . Category: Editor map getEditorObjectScope object Operand types: map: Control object: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: getDir player Category: OFP getEditorCamera map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Object Description: Fetches a reference to the mission editor camera.92 required.92 required.

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

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

See setMarkerColor.z.y]. Type of returned value: Array Description: Gets the marker size. 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 setMarkerSize.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 155 of 415 Array Description: Returns the hiding position in format Position. If enemy is null it is the some position in front of the object or enemy position otherwise. Category: OFP getMarkerColor marker Operand types: marker: String Compatibility: Version 1. Example: getMarkerPos "markerOne" Category: OFP getMarkerSize marker Operand types: marker: String Compatibility: Version 1.21 required.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . http://www.arma2.

Example: getMarkerType "MarkerOne" Category: OFP getNumber config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.35 required. See setMarkerType.arma2. argument] Operand types: map: Control [object.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the type of the marker. Type of returned value: Number Description: Extract number from config entry. http://www.21 required.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.35 required. Example: _array = getNumber (configFile >> "CfgVehicles" >> "Thing" >> "maxSpeed") Category: OFP PC map getObjectArgument [object. Type of returned value: String Description: Return name of object argument in mission editor. argument]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.

92 required.com/comref/full.arma2. 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. Category: Editor getPos obj Operand types: obj: Object Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the object position in format Position.92 required. Example: getPos player Category: OFP getPos location http://www. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return a list of all the children of the specified object. Type of returned value: Object Description: Return the proxy object associated with the given editor object.html 7/11/2010 .

arma2.com/comref/full. http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 158 of 415 Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the object position in format PositionASL. Category: OFP getText config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.35 required. 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."SLOW". SpeedMode can be: "AUTO".53 required.92 required."NORMAL". Type of returned value: Number Description: Get the speed for the given speed mode."FAST".html 7/11/2010 . Category: Location getPosASL obj Operand types: obj: Object Compatibility: Version 2.

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

92 required.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 160 of 415 Return the value of variable in the variable space of given location. Category: OFP map getVariable name Operand types: map: Control name: String Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Get variable from the variable space of given map. Type of returned value: Any Description: Return the value of variable in the variable space of given object. Category: Identity http://www.92 required. Category: Location object getVariable name Operand types: object: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Any Description: Return the value of variable in the variable space of given task. Category: Editor task getVariable name Operand types: task: Task name: String Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .

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

html 7/11/2010 . Example: group player == group leader player Category: OFP unit groupChat chatText Operand types: http://www.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.ext file or radio protocol. For dead units. grpNull is returned. 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.com/comref/full. 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. Note: the string argument is used here. Be sure to use double quotes around the label name in goto.arma2. The message is defined in the description.

it does not broadcast the message.html 7/11/2010 . Example: http://www. Example: soldierOne groupChat "Show this text" Category: OFP groupIconSelectable Compatibility: Version 5501 required. 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. you have to execute it on all of them.ext file or radio protocol. If you want the message to show on all computers.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. Category: OFP groupIconsVisible Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return if groups icon raises onClick and onOver events.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return group icons are visible. The message is defined in the description. Note: this function only types text to the list.arma2.

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

the person is returned.html 7/11/2010 . 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). If the vehicle is not a vehicle.arma2.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. but a person. 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. Example: gunner vehicle player Category: OFP halt Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.00 required.

Example: array = hcAllGroups unit Category: OFP unit hcGroupParams group Operand types: unit: Object group: Group Compatibility: Version 5501 required.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. Return value is [string.float[4]] Example: unit hcGroupParams group Category: OFP hcLeader group Operand types: http://www.html 7/11/2010 . 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. Example: player hasWeapon "M16" Category: OFP hcAllGroups unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full.

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

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

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

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

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

html" Category: OFP PC if condition Operand types: condition: Boolean Compatibility: Version 1.85 required.paa" Category: OFP http://www.01 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 172 of 415 control htmlLoad filename Operand types: control: Control filename: String Compatibility: Version 2.53 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Load HTML from file to given control.arma2.com/comref/full. Example: _control htmlLoad "briefing. Example: if (a>b) then {a=b} Category: Default image filename Operand types: filename: String Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: txt1 = image "data\isniper. Type of returned value: If Type Description: The first part of the if command. Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Creates a structured text containing the given image.

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.html 7/11/2010 .90 required. result is true Category: Default position in location Operand types: position: Array location: Location Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Editor importance location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. 2] .92 required. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return importance of given location.com/comref/full. 1. Example: 1 in [0. http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 173 of 415 importAllGroups map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Imports all groups into the RTE.92 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.04 required. Example: fireplaceOne inflame true Category: OFP inflamed fireplace Operand types: fireplace: Object Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Set to true to inflame the fireplace. 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. http://www. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if fireplace is inflamed (buring).arma2. Example: player in jeepOne Category: OFP fireplace inflame burn Operand types: fireplace: Object burn: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Controls fireplace buring.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 175 of 415 Example: inflamed fireplaceOne Category: OFP inGameUISetEventHandler [handler name. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Initialize the ambient life. Category: OFP inputAction name http://www.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets given event handler of in-game UI.com/comref/full. Category: OFP inheritsFrom config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Type of returned value: Config Description: Returns base entry of config entry.91 required. function] Operand types: [handler name. function]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.90 required.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _base = inheritsFrom (configFile >> "CfgVehicles" >> "Car") Category: OFP PC initAmbientLife Compatibility: Version 2.

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

Category: OFP isEngineOn vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 1.90 required.html 7/11/2010 . result is false Category: OFP PC isClass config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. result is true Category: OFP PC isDedicated Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return true for dedicated server. Example: _ok = isClass (configFile >> "CfgVehicles") . Type of returned value: Boolean Description: http://www. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if config entry represents config class. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if config entry represents array.arma2. Example: _ok = isArray (configFile >> "CfgVehicles") .35 required.35 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 177 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2.

player) Category: OFP isFormationLeader person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2.bool onShore.float precizePos. Category: OFP isHidden person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2. 0.92 required. false.92 required. 0.bool onShore.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .float maxGradient.5. 5.float onWater. 0. Type of returned value: Array Description: Chek if given area is flat and emty.float gradientRadius.object skipobj] Operand types: position: Array [float minDistance.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 178 of 415 Checks whether the engine is on. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns true if the specified person is subgroup leader.arma2. Example: newposition = position isFlatEmpty(10.object skipobj]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: http://www.float precizePos.float maxGradient. Example: on = isEngineOn vehicle player Category: OFP position isFlatEmpty [float minDistance.float gradientRadius.float onWater.

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

Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the object is marked for weapons collection.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return true if multiPlayer.arma2. result is true Category: OFP isMarkedForCollection object Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 2.00 required. Example: if (isNil("_pokus")) then {_pokus=0.} http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 180 of 415 Example: "Tank" isKindOf "Land" . Example: marked = isMarkedForCollection truck Category: OFP isMultiplayer Compatibility: Version 5501 required. The function returns true if the variable is null and false if it's not. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Tests whether the variable is null. Category: OFP isNil variable Operand types: variable: Compatibility: Version 2.13 required.html 7/11/2010 .

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

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

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

Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns true if the computer is the server. Example: _ok = isText (configFile >> "CfgVehicles") . Example: _isRealTime = isRealTime _map Category: Editor isServer Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Returns true if the editor is set to draw 3D icons. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if config entry represents text.arma2.35 required. Category: Editor isText config Operand types: config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.92 required. result is false http://www. Category: OFP isShowing3DIcons map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.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 .

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

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

. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Register target list knowledge base database to given person. filename(.. Category: OFP PC person kbReact [receiver. argument text. Example: _unit kbAddDatabase "chat.html 7/11/2010 . player event handler))] Operand types: person: Object [name. filename(. argument value.92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 187 of 415 person kbAddDatabaseTargets filename Operand types: person: Object filename: String Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.arma2.] http://www.com/comref/full. player event handler))]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. . task type(. Category: OFP PC person kbHasTopic name Operand types: person: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 2.txt" Category: OFP PC person kbAddTopic [name. topic. argument speech]. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if conversation topic was registered to given person. [argument name. task type(.45 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Register conversation topic to given person. sentence id.

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

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

com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . 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. Example: cobraOne land "LAND" Category: OFP airplane landAt airportId Operand types: airplane: Object http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 190 of 415 Number Description: Checks whether the unit knows about the target (and how much). Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks whether the side knows about the target (and how much).arma2. "GET OUT" (hovering low for another unit to get out) or "NONE" (cancel landing). "GET IN" (hovering very low for another unit to get in). the vehicle commander is considered instead. Example: soldierOne knowsAbout jeepOne Category: OFP side knowsAbout target Operand types: side: Side target: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required. If the unit is a vehicle. The landing mode may be "LAND" (a complete stop).

arma2.50 required.html 7/11/2010 . 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. Example: _index = lbAdd [101. "NotReady" (position searching is still in progress) or empty string when wrong argument given.com/comref/full. text] Operand types: [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. "NotFound" (position not found). Type of returned value: String Description: Return the result of helicopter landing position searching (performed after land command). Category: OFP lbAdd [idc. It returns the index of the newly added item. text]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. The value can be "Found" (position found).92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 191 of 415 airportId: Number Compatibility: Version 2.

html 7/11/2010 .91 required.50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clears all items in the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog.91 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds an item with the given text to the given listbox or combobox.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clears all items in the given listbox or combobox. Example: lbClear 101 Category: Resistance lbClear control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _index = _control lbAdd "First item" Category: OFP PC lbClear idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Example: lbClear _control Category: OFP PC lbColor [idc.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 192 of 415 control: Control text: String Compatibility: Version 2. It returns the index of the newly added item. index] http://www.

Example: _color = _control lbColor 0 Category: OFP PC lbCurSel idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. The color is returned in format Color. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the text color of the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox.arma2. Example: _index = lbCurSel 101 Category: Resistance http://www. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.50 required.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 193 of 415 Operand types: [idc. 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: Number Description: Returns the index of the selected item of the listbox or combobox with id idc of the topmost user dialog.50 required. 0] Category: Resistance control lbColor index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .91 required. Example: _color = lbColor [101.

Example: _index = lbCurSel _control Category: OFP PC lbData [idc.arma2. 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. 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. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. 0] Category: Resistance control lbData index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2.91 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 194 of 415 lbCurSel control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. Example: _data = lbData [101.50 required.91 required.html 7/11/2010 . index] Operand types: [idc.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the index of the selected item of the given listbox or combobox.

Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check whether given row of the given listbox is selected.91 required. 0] Category: Resistance control lbDelete index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2. 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. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.50 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes the item with the given index from the given listbox or combobox. Example: _selected = _control lbIsSelected 0 http://www. index] Operand types: [idc.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 195 of 415 lbDelete [idc. Example: _control lbDelete 0 Category: OFP PC control lbIsSelected index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Example: lbDelete [101.com/comref/full.arma2.92 required.

html 7/11/2010 . 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. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.50 required.92 required. Example: http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 196 of 415 Category: OFP PC lbPicture [idc. Example: _picture = lbPicture [101. Example: _picture = _control lbPicture 0 Category: OFP PC lbSelection control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. 0] Category: Resistance control lbPicture index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the picture name of the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox.91 required. index] Operand types: [idc. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the array of selected rows indices in the given listbox.

color] Operand types: [idc. 0.com/comref/full. index. [0. 0. index] Operand types: [idc. Example: _control lbSetColor [0. Example: lbSetColor [101. color]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. 1.arma2. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Color is in format Color.50 required. Color is in format Color. 0.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 197 of 415 _indices = lbSelection _control Category: OFP PC lbSetColor [idc.html 7/11/2010 .5]] Category: OFP PC lbSetCurSel [idc. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text color of the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox. color] Operand types: control: Control [index.50 required. [0. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www. 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. index. 0. color]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. 0. 1.91 required.5]] Category: Resistance control lbSetColor [index.

Example: lbSetCurSel [101. Example: lbSetData [101. 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.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the item with the given index of the given listbox or combobox. index. data]: Array Compatibility: http://www.html 7/11/2010 .50 required. data]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. index.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. Example: _control lbSetCurSel 0 Category: OFP PC lbSetData [idc. data] Operand types: [idc.arma2. 0] Category: Resistance control lbSetCurSel index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2.91 required. 1. data] Operand types: control: Control [index. "#1"] Category: Resistance control lbSetData [index.

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

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

50 required.91 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 201 of 415 Category: OFP PC lbSize control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the number of items in the given listbox or combobox. Example: _n = lbSize _control Category: OFP PC lbSize idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . 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. Example: lbSort _control http://www. Type of returned value: Number Description: Sorts the given listbox or combobox by item text.

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

0] Category: Resistance control lbValue index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 2. 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. 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.com/comref/full.91 required. For dead units. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. http://www.arma2.50 required. index] Operand types: [idc. 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.html 7/11/2010 . objNull is returned.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 203 of 415 _text = _control lbText 0 Category: OFP PC lbValue [idc.

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. grpNull is returned.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.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. For a dead unit. Example: groupOne leaveVehicle jeepOne Category: OFP http://www. It unassigns all grouped units from the vehicle.com/comref/full. It unassigns all grouped units from the vehicle. 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.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 205 of 415 lifeState unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . position] Operand types: light: Object [object. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Attach light to given object (at given position). Category: OFP lightDetachObject light Operand types: light: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP light lightAttachObject [object. Category: OFP lightIsOn lamppost Operand types: lamppost: Object Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the life state of the given unit. position]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.58 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Detach light from object. http://www.58 required.arma2.04 required.

com/comref/full. 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. "StreetLamp"] != "OFF" Category: OFP object limitSpeed speed Operand types: object: Object speed: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Example: lightIsOn nearestObject [player. "OFF" and "AUTO" (auto means the lamp will be shining during the night automatically). For a trigger of type "Not present" the list is the same as the list that would be returned for type "Present". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Limit speed of given vehicle to given value (in km/h). Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Creates a structured text containing a line break. Possible values are "ON". Category: OFP lineBreak Compatibility: Version 2. http://www.arma2.01 required.html 7/11/2010 .92 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 206 of 415 Type of returned value: String Description: Checks whether the lampost is turned on.

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

Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds an column at given position.. Example: http://www.arma2. Example: _index = lnbAddColumn [105.com/comref/full. It returns the index of the newly added item. 0. [text. text.50 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 208 of 415 Category: Resistance lnbAddColumn [idc.8] Category: Resistance control lnbAddColumn position Operand types: control: Control position: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required.]] Operand types: [idc.]]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. text. Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds an item with the given text to the given listbox or combobox.. position]: Array Compatibility: Version 1...html 7/11/2010 . Example: _index = _control lbAdd "First item" Category: OFP PC lnbAddRow [idc. Type of returned value: Number Description: Adds an row of strings. position] Operand types: [idc. It returns the index of the newly added column. [text...

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

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

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

column] Category: OFP PC lnbDeleteColumn [idc. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Example: lnbDeleteColumn [101. index]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.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. Example: _control lbDelete 0 Category: OFP PC lnbDeleteRow [idc. Type of returned value: http://www. index] Operand types: [idc. 0] Category: Resistance control lnbDeleteColumn index Operand types: control: Control index: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes column with given index.arma2. index] Operand types: [idc. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes the item with the given index from the given listbox or combobox.50 required. Example: _data = _control lnbData [row.html 7/11/2010 .

http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes row with the given index from the given listbox or combobox. Example: lnbDeleteRow [105.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the index of the selected item of the given listbox or combobox.arma2. Example: _index = lbCurSel _control Category: OFP PC lnbGetColumnsPosition idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 213 of 415 Nothing Description: Removes row with given index from the 2D listbox. 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 2.91 required.

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

Example: lnbSetColor [101.] Operand types: http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text color of the item with the given position of the given 2D listbox . column]. column]. Example: lnbSetData [101. data] Operand types: [idc. [0. Example: _control lnbSetColor [[row. 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the additional text (invisible) in the item with the given position of the 2D listbox. color] Operand types: control: Control [[row.1]. Color is in format Color. column]. color]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. [0.arma2.1].pos2. column]. "#1"] Category: Resistance control lnbSetColumnsPos [pos1.com/comref/full. data]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 . [0. Color is in format Color. [0.5]] Category: Resistance control lnbSetColor [[row. 1. 0. [row.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 215 of 415 Version 5501 required.. 0.. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the color of the item with the given position of the 2D listbox. 0.. column].5]] Category: OFP PC lnbsetColumnsPos [idc. 0. [row.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.sav file in campaign directory (from entry name). Example: localize "STR_DN_FROG" Category: OFP http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 223 of 415 object loadStatus name Operand types: object: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Loads object's properties from objects.html 7/11/2010 .arma2.com/comref/full.csv file. In SP all objects are local. Note: all static objects are local on all computers. 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. This can be used when one or more activation fields or scripts need to be performed only on one computer.75 required.

com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return position of given location. Type of returned value: Nothing http://www. Category: Location locationPosition location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2.90 required.html 7/11/2010 . Example: jeepOne lock true Category: OFP vehicle lockCargo lock Operand types: vehicle: Object lock: Boolean Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Location Description: A non-existing location.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 224 of 415 locationNull Compatibility: Version 5501 required. including itself. This value is not equal to anything. 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.arma2.

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

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

com/comref/full. This is sometimes used during cut-scenes.40 required. Example: log 10 .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. 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: Control what the unit is looking at (target or position) (format Position) http://www. 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).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: Array Description: Returns an array with the type names of all the vehicle's magazines.27 required. otherSoldier lookAt getMarkerPos "markerOne" Category: OFP map lookAtPos position Operand types: map: Control position: Array Compatibility: Version 2. zoom.com/comref/full.75 required.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Center the map on. position]. and point the camera at. http://www. the position. the format of position is Position2D. The format of frame is [time. Example: magazines player Category: Resistance mapAnimAdd frame Operand types: frame: Array Compatibility: Version 1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 228 of 415 Example: someSoldier lookAt otherSoldier.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . Category: Editor magazines vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Adds the next frame to the map animation.

27 required.arma2.27 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Clears the map animation. Category: OFP mapAnimCommit Compatibility: Version 1. Category: OFP mapAnimDone Compatibility: Version 1.27 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Checks whether the map animation has finished.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Plays the map animation. getMarkerPos "anim1"] Category: OFP mapAnimClear Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full.1. Type of returned value: Number http://www. 0. Category: OFP markerAlpha markerName Operand types: markerName: String Compatibility: Version 5501 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 229 of 415 Example: mapAnimAdd [1.

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

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

arma2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Array Description: Gets the marker text.92 required. See setMarkerText. Note: this function is identical to getMarkerSize. Example: markerText "MarkerOne" Category: OFP markerType markerName Operand types: markerName: String Compatibility: Version 1.50 required. See setMarkerSize.html 7/11/2010 .BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 232 of 415 Description: Gets the marker size. Type of returned value: String Description: Gets the type of the marker. See setMarkerType. Example: markerSize "MarkerOne" Category: OFP markerText markerName Operand types: markerName: String Compatibility: Version 2. Example: markerType "MarkerOne" Category: OFP a max b Operand types: a: Number b: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: http://www. Note: this function is identical to getMarkerType.

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

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

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.arma2. Example: morale leader player . Type of returned value: Number Description: Checks a current morale level of the unit (-1.+1). without animation). Example: soldierOne moveInCargo jeepOne Category: OFP http://www.com/comref/full. result is 0.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 235 of 415 morale unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 5500 required. (Immediately.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.html 7/11/2010 ..

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

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

Category: OFP moveToCompleted person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2.61 required. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if latest low level moveTo command is finished. Example: moveTime player Category: OFP PC person moveTo position Operand types: person: Object position: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current time of the most important RTM animation currently being played on the soldier.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 238 of 415 Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the soldier out of vehicle.62 required. http://www.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Low level command to person to move to given position. without animation).arma2. Category: OFP moveTime soldier Operand types: soldier: Object Compatibility: Version 5500 required. (Immediately.

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

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

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

y.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns a list of nearest objects of the given types to the given position or object.].BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 242 of 415 position nearestObject type Operand types: position: Array type: String Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.. Example: obj = position player nearestObject 1234 Category: Resistance nearestObjects pos Operand types: pos: Array Compatibility: Version 2.01 required. within the specified distance. ["type".]."Tank"].92 required.z. Type of returned value: Object Description: Find object nearest to given position with given type. ["type". Example: nearestObjects [player...html 7/11/2010 . 200] Category: OFP http://www. limit]. ["Car". Example: obj = position player nearestObject "Building" Category: Resistance position nearestObject id Operand types: position: Array id: Number Compatibility: Version 2.. Type of returned value: Object Description: Find object nearest to given position with given Visitor id..01 required.. limit] or [object. Pos may be using format [x.

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

Type of returned value: Number Description: Return how much vehicle wants to reload its weapons. Category: Editor nextMenuItemIndex map Operand types: http://www. The output is list of items: [position. Category: OFP map newOverlay config Operand types: map: Control config: Config Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Creates the new overlay dialog for the specified type of overlay. distance radius around it. type.92 required. subj.html 7/11/2010 . cost.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. object] Category: OFP needReload vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. side.

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

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

"DONE" or "HIDDEN".BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 247 of 415 Nothing Description: Sets the briefing objective status.75 required. 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. Example: onBriefingGroup "GroupVoiceOver" Category: Resistance onBriefingNotes sound Operand types: sound: String Compatibility: Version 1. Status may be one of: "ACTIVE". Example: "obj_1" objStatus "FAILED" Category: OFP onBriefingGroup sound Operand types: sound: String Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 . "FAILED". Example: onBriefingNotes "NotesVoiceOver" Category: Resistance onBriefingPlan sound Operand types: sound: String http://www. 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.arma2.com/comref/full.75 required.

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. 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.com/comref/full. Example: onBriefingPlan "PlanVoiceOver" Category: Resistance onBriefingTeamSwitch sound Operand types: sound: String Compatibility: Version 2. Command receives _isHighCommand bool Category: OFP map onDoubleClick command Operand types: map: Control http://www.html 7/11/2010 .75 required.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when commnad mode change. 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 1.92 required.

arma2. Type of returned value: Any Description: Defines an action performed when the user double clicks on the map. 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.html 7/11/2010 ._alt bool key state Category: Editor onGroupIconClick command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5501 required. 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.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 249 of 415 command: String Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Command receives: _pos array position _units array selected units _shift. Type of returned value: Nothing http://www.

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when the user clicks on the map. group player]" Category: Resistance parameters onMapSingleClick command Operand types: parameters: Any command: Compatibility: http://www.91 required._alt bool key state If the click is processed.arma2. Command receives _group group selected group _isSelected bool new selection state Category: OFP onMapSingleClick command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 1. Example: onMapSingleClick """SoldierEG"" createUnit [_pos. command should return true. Command receives: _pos array position _units array selected units _shift.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when HC group has been selected.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.

arma2. command should return true. Variables _id and _name are set. Category: Resistance onPreloadFinished command http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when the user clicks on the map.com/comref/full._alt bool key state _this any parameters passed to this function If the click is processed. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: This statement is launched whenever a player is disconnected from a MP session. Example: "SoldierEG" onMapSingleClick "_this createUnit [_pos.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 251 of 415 Version 5500 required. Category: Resistance onPlayerDisconnected statement Operand types: statement: Compatibility: Version 2.10 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: This statement is launched whenever a player is connected to a MP session. Command receives: _pos array position _units array selected units _shift. Variables _id and _name are set. group player]" Category: OFP onPlayerConnected statement Operand types: statement: Compatibility: Version 2.10 required.

Category: OFP onPreloadStarted command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed just before the preload screen started.arma2. Type of returned value: Any Description: Defines an action performed when the user right clicks on the map and selects New Object.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines an action performed after the preload screen finished. Set to empty for default behavior. Type of returned value: http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 252 of 415 Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Category: OFP map onShowNewObject command Operand types: map: Control command: String Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. Command receives: _pos array position Category: Editor onTeamSwitch command Operand types: command: Compatibility: Version 5500 required.

arma2. unitTwo] orderGetIn true Category: OFP overcast Compatibility: Version 2. Example: [unitOne.com/comref/full. 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. Type of returned value: Number Description: http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 253 of 415 Nothing Description: Defines an action performed when the team switch is finished.92 required.html 7/11/2010 .

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

1415 Category: Default pickWeaponPool obj Operand types: obj: Object Compatibility: Version 1. Example: txt = parseText "First line&lt.com/comref/full.arma2.paa/&gt. http://www. 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).img image=data\isniper. Type of returned value: Namespace Description: Return the global namespace attached to config parser.75 required. Type of returned value: Structured text Description: Creates a structured text by parsing the given XML description.html 7/11/2010 . result is 3.&ltbr/&gt.Second line" Category: OFP parsingNamespace Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Category: OFP pi Type of returned value: Number Description: pi (180 degrees converted to radians) Example: pi .01 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 255 of 415 Operand types: text: String Compatibility: Version 2.

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

Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the number of players playing on the given side.arma2. Type of returned value: Side Description: Returns the player's side.com/comref/full. Example: alive player Category: OFP playerRespawnTime Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the player remaining time to respawn. Category: OFP playerSide Compatibility: Version 2. Category: OFP playersNumber side Operand types: side: Side Compatibility: Version 1.80 required. http://www.09 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 257 of 415 player Type of returned value: Object Description: This is the person controlled by the player. In MP this value is different on each computer.92 required. This is valid even when the player controlled person is dead (a difference from player side).

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

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

50 required. 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. Example: position player Category: OFP http://www. Config (optional) can reference to the config entry replacing description. config] Operand types: [world. Example: playSound "soundname" Category: OFP position object Operand types: object: Object Compatibility: Version 1.ext for this mission. launch an empty mission and execute the given expression.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 260 of 415 Category: OFP playScriptedMission [world.ext file.html 7/11/2010 . expression. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the object position in format Position.arma2. config]: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. expression.

52 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 261 of 415 position location Operand types: location: Location Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Location positionCameraToWorld position Operand types: position: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return (raw) position of given location.90 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Transform position from camera coordinate space to world coordinate space. y]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Convert screen coordinates in map to world coordinates. Example: _worldPos = positionCameraToWorld _cameraPos Category: OFP PC map posScreenToWorld [x.html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP PC map posWorldToScreen position Operand types: map: Control position: Array http://www.54 required.com/comref/full.arma2. y] Operand types: map: Control [x.

Category: OFP PC number ppEffectAdjust array Operand types: number: Number array: Array Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set post process effect parameters Example: hndl ppEffectAdjust [0.0075.92 required.1] Category: Visual string ppEffectAdjust array Operand types: string: String array: Array Compatibility: Version 2. 0.0075.1. 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.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 262 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2.54 required. Type of returned value: Array Description: Convert world coordinates to screen coordinates in map. 0. 0.92 required.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 .

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

com/comref/full. 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. 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.html 7/11/2010 . 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. 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.arma2.

html 7/11/2010 . 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. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable / disable post process effect Example: hndl ppEffectEnable true Category: Visual string ppEffectEnable bool http://www.92 required.com/comref/full.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: Destroy post process effect given by handle Category: Visual number ppEffectEnable bool Operand types: number: Number bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.

92 required. is overloaded form multiple effects. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable/disable specified post process effect. "radialBlurr"] ppEffectEnable true Category: Visual array ppEffectEnable bool Operand types: array: Array bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2. "radialBlurr"] ppEffectEnable true Category: Visual precision entity Operand types: entity: Object Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Enable/disable specified post process effect. is overloaded form multiple effects.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 266 of 415 Operand types: string: String bool: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.html 7/11/2010 . ["chromAberration". Example: "radialBlurr" ppEffectEnable true. Example: "radialBlurr" ppEffectEnable true. Category: OFP preloadCamera position Operand types: http://www. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the precision of the given entity.92 required. ["chromAberration".arma2.

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

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

75 required.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Introduces one or more local variables in the innermost scope.arma2. Example: primaryWeapon player Category: Resistance priority task Operand types: task: Task Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Return the priority of the task.sqf" . Type of returned value: String Description: Returns the name of the vehicle's primary weapon (an empty string if there is none).91 required. Category: Default http://www. result is "if a>b then {a} else {b}" Category: OFP primaryWeapon vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 1.85 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 269 of 415 Example: preprocessFileLineNumbers "myFunction. Category: Identity private variable Operand types: variable: String or Array Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full.

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

92 required. 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. Boolean.33 and before. 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.75 required. Example: publicVariable "CTFscoreOne" Category: OFP putWeaponPool obj Operand types: obj: Object Compatibility: Version 1.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . Only type Number is supported in versions 1.arma2. The following types are supported since 1.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 2.34: Number. http://www. Object and Group. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the current position in the progress bar.

result is 3. 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).html 7/11/2010 .arma2.com/comref/full. 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).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 272 of 415 Category: Resistance queryMagazinePool name Operand types: name: String Compatibility: Version 1. Category: Resistance queryWeaponPool name Operand types: name: String Compatibility: Version 1. Example: rad 180 . Category: Resistance rad x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: Converts x from degrees to radians.75 required.75 required.1415 Category: Default radioVolume http://www.

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

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

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

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

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

Pass an empty string as param type to remove all draw links for an object. all handler indices higher that the deleted one should be decremented.html 7/11/2010 .com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove all drawn links for the given editor object for the given editor object type. When any handler is removed. Index is returned by addEventHandler.0] Category: OFP group removeGroupIcon icon ID Operand types: group: Group icon ID: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Example: group removeGroupIcon id Category: OFP unit removeMagazine weaponName http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Remove icon with given ID from group. Category: Editor object removeEventHandler handler Operand types: object: Object handler: Array Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes event handler added by addEventHandler.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 278 of 415 [from.index]. Example: player removeEventHandler ["killed".92 required. Format of handler is [type. param type]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.85 required.arma2.

html 7/11/2010 . 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. When doing so.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. application behaviour is undefined. Category: Editor map removeMenuItem text of menu item to delete Operand types: map: Control http://www. Note: you may create invalid combinations by using this function. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Removes a previously added menu item.com/comref/full. application behaviour is undefined. Note: you may create invalid combinations by using this function. 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.arma2. When doing so.92 required.

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

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

3] Category: OFP restartEditorCamera map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: car respawnVehicle [5. Count tells how many respawns is processed (default unlimited). Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set vehicle as respawnable in MP games.92 required.arma2.ext is used.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 282 of 415 vehicle respawnVehicle [delay = -1. default respawnDelay from description. Example: soldierOne reveal soldierTwo Category: OFP reversedMouseY http://www. for example). Delay is respawn delay. count = 0]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.0.com/comref/full. 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. It does not matter whether the group can know about the unit or not. 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.52 required.

Type of returned value: Array Description: Find the road segments connected to the given road segment.html 7/11/2010 .33 required. Example: round -5. Category: OFP http://www.sqs script. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Return if mouse vertical axe is inverted. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Launch init. Category: OFP roadsConnectedTo road segment Operand types: road segment: Object Compatibility: Version 5500 required.25 .com/comref/full. Category: OFP round x Operand types: x: Number Type of returned value: Number Description: The round value of x.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 283 of 415 Compatibility: Version 5501 required. result is -5 Category: Default runInitScript Compatibility: Version 2.

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

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 285 of 415 Category: OFP person saveIdentity name Operand types: person: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 1. http://www.sav file in campaign directory as entry name. Example: player saveIdentity "playerIdentity" Category: Resistance saveOverlay map Operand types: map: Control Compatibility: Version 2.sav file in campaign directory as entry name.75 required.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Saves object's properties to objects.75 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Save the current overlay. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Saves person's identity to objects. Example: saveOverlay _map Category: Editor object saveStatus name Operand types: object: Object name: String Compatibility: Version 1.92 required.arma2.html 7/11/2010 .

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. maxTitlesDistance] or [sound. target] say speechName Operand types: unit or [unit.com/comref/full.75 required.html 7/11/2010 . target]: Object or Array speechName: Array Compatibility: Version 1. speed].ext file. Category: OFP unit or [unit. it will also pefrorm the corresponding lipsync effect. Category: OFP http://www. titles will be written to the conversation history. The sound is defined in the description. the title is not shown. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Check if saving the game is enabled. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The format of speechName is [sound. If the unit is a person. If target is given. The variable is then available to all following missions in the campaign. maxTitlesDistance. The unit will play the given sound.arma2. If the camera is not withing the given range.

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

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

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

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

result is 2 Category: Default selectBestPlaces [_position. 1 the second. 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.35 required.arma2. _sourcesCount] Operand types: [_position. _expression. _sourcesCount]: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. _precision. _precision. 2. etc. Category: OFP http://www. Index 0 denotes the first element.com/comref/full. _radius. Example: [1. _radius. Type of returned value: Config Description: Returns subentry with given index. value of _expression in the given area. Type of returned value: Array Description: Find the places with the max.html 7/11/2010 .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 . _expression.

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

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Select group leader. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switch player to given unit.com/comref/full.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. then in other levels).html 7/11/2010 .33 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Switch player to no unit.33 required.arma2. Example: http://www. Category: OFP selectPlayer unit Operand types: unit: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Example: group player selectLeader player Category: OFP selectNoPlayer Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Category: OFP group selectLeader unit Operand types: group: Group unit: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Returns position in model space.

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

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

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.com/comref/full. Example: rearmTruckOne setAmmoCargo 0 Category: OFP http://www. Ammo resources are used to resupply vehicles.1 Category: OFP airportId setAirportSide side Operand types: airportId: Number side: Side Compatibility: Version 2. 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.92 required. An amount of one indicates a full cargo. It can also be used to slow down time in cutscenes.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. soldiers use individual magazines instead. Example: setAccTime 0.

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

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set camera interest for given entity. A captive is neutral to everyone. 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". the vehicle commander is marked instead. Behaviour is one of: "CARELESS".html 7/11/2010 . "AWARE".arma2.57 required.com/comref/full. Example: groupOne setBehaviour "SAFE" Category: OFP entity setCameraInterest interest Operand types: entity: Object interest: Number Compatibility: Version 2. If the unit is a vehicle.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. Note: This function does not remove the unit's weapons. "SAFE".

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

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

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

scope. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets map mode to MAP. Category: Editor particleSource setDropInterval interval Operand types: particleSource: Object interval: Number Compatibility: Version 2.arma2.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. 3D or PREVIEW. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www. Category: Editor map setEditorObjectScope [objects.subordinates also]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.editor type.56 required.editor type. the icon will maintain size if map scale is below that number. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set interval of emitting particles from particle source. If maintain size is a number.05 Category: OFP map setEditorMode mode Operand types: map: Control mode: String Compatibility: Version 2.condition. show line and priority are optional. If maintain size is false.scope.condition. Example: _source setDropInterval 0.92 required. is3D.subordinates also] Operand types: map: Control [objects.html 7/11/2010 .

vehicle.html 7/11/2010 . Category: Editor trigger or waypoint setEffectCondition statement Operand types: trigger or waypoint: Object or Array statement: String Compatibility: Version 1. 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. the effect was launched if the result is the player or the player vehicle.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 303 of 415 This command defines the level of access a user has to editor objects.false]. the effect was launched if the result contains the player or the player vehicle. If the result is an object. scope is one of HIDE. condition is an executable string that must evaluate to true or false.com/comref/full. If the result is a boolean and true.86 required. or for none. ALLNODRAG. objects is an array of either Editor Objects (eg [_unit_0]) or actual Game Objects (eg [player]). 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. If true. if true then subordinates in the editor will be assigned the same scope as the parent. SELECT. the effect was launched. If the result is an array. editor type is the editor type to effect (eg unit). subordinates also is a boolean value. LINKFROM. If the array is empty then the command will automatically parse all editor objects. Example: _map setEditorObjectScope [[]. ALLNOTREE or ALL. the scope of the evaluated editor object will be modified. Example: setFace "Face10" Category: OFP person setFaceanimation blink http://www. LINKTO.arma2.side effectiveCommander _x != side player. VIEW.HIDE.

Example: setFlagSide east Category: OFP flag setFlagTexture texture Operand types: flag: Object texture: String http://www. Example: setFlagOwner objNull Category: OFP flag setFlagSide side Operand types: flag: Object side: Side Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the flag side. When the owner is set to objNull. Blink is in the range from 0 to 1.com/comref/full.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). Example: setFaceAnimation 0.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . the flag is returned to the flagpole.5 Category: OFP flag setFlagOwner owner Operand types: flag: Object owner: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the flag owner.

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

The accepted heading range is from 0 to 360. Example: player setformdir 180 Category: OFP side1 setFriend [side2.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set the current task of the formation member.6 it results in being enemy.arma2. For a value smaller than 0. value] Operand types: FSM handle: Number [name. otherwise it's friendly. Category: OFP group setFormDir heading Operand types: group: Object or Group heading: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the formation heading. value] Operand types: side1: Side [side2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets how friendly side1 is with side2. Category: OFP FSM handle setFSMVariable [name. this value is overridden by the movement direction.com/comref/full.html 7/11/2010 . The formation is facing this direction unless an enemy is seen. When the group is moving. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 1.86 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 306 of 415 Compatibility: Version 2. http://www.

Category: OFP vehicle setFuel amount Operand types: vehicle: Object amount: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the fuel amount.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing http://www. The FSM handle is the number returned by the execFSM command. Example: refuelTruckOne setFuelCargo 0 Category: OFP group setGroupIcon properties Operand types: group: Group properties: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. 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. A fuel level of one is a full gas tank.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. A fuel level of one is a full gas tank.

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

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

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

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

5 Category: OFP name setMarkerBrush brush Operand types: name: String brush: String Compatibility: Version 1. The marker is modified on all computers in a network session.arma2. The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 312 of 415 marker setMarkerAlphaLocal alpha Operand types: marker: String alpha: Number Compatibility: Version 5501 required.com/comref/full.86 required. 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. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerAlpha 0.92 required. Brush is the name of the subclass in CfgMarkerBrushes. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the marker alpha. The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called.html 7/11/2010 . Example: "Marker1" setMarkerBrush "DiagGrid" Category: OFP name setMarkerBrushLocal brush Operand types: name: String brush: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the fill texture for the marker ("RECTANGLE" or "ELLIPSE"). http://www.

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

Angle is in degrees.92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the orientation of the marker.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 314 of 415 Compatibility: Version 1.86 required.com/comref/full.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. Example: "Marker1" setMarkerDirLocal 90 Category: OFP markerName setMarkerPos pos Operand types: markerName: String pos: Array Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the marker. Angle is in degrees. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerPos getMarkerPos "MarkerTwo" Category: OFP markerName setMarkerPosLocal pos http://www. The format of pos is Position2D. The marker is modified on all computers in a network session. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the orientation of the marker. The marker is modified on all computers in a network session. Example: "Marker1" setMarkerDir 90 Category: OFP name setMarkerDirLocal angle Operand types: name: String angle: Number Compatibility: Version 2.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 315 of 415 Operand types: markerName: String pos: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerPosLocal getMarkerPos "MarkerTwo" Category: OFP name setMarkerShape shape Operand types: name: String shape: String Compatibility: Version 1. The marker is modified on all computers in a network session.arma2. Example: "Marker1" setMarkerShape "RECTANGLE" Category: OFP name setMarkerShapeLocal shape Operand types: name: String shape: String Compatibility: Version 2.86 required. The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the shape (type) of the marker. "RECTANGLE" or "ELLIPSE". The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Selects the shape (type) of the marker. The format of pos is Position2D.html 7/11/2010 .92 required. Example: "Marker1" setMarkerShapeLocal "RECTANGLE" Category: OFP http://www. Shape can be "ICON".92 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Moves the marker.com/comref/full. Shape can be "ICON". "RECTANGLE" or "ELLIPSE".

http://www.92 required. 200] Category: OFP marker setMarkerSizeLocal size Operand types: marker: String size: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the marker size. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerSize [100.com/comref/full. Example: "MarkerOne" setMarkerSizeLocal [100. The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. b-axis]. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the marker size. Size is in format [a-axis. Size is in format [a-axis.86 required. b-axis].html 7/11/2010 . The marker is modified on all computers in a network session. 200] Category: OFP name setMarkerText text Operand types: name: String text: String Compatibility: Version 1.arma2.21 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text label of an existing marker.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 316 of 415 marker setMarkerSize size Operand types: marker: String size: Array Compatibility: Version 1. The marker is modified on all computers in a network session.

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

y] Operand types: [x. "Smile". "Surprised". "Agresive" and "Angry". 0. "Start". y]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. 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. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Move (UI) mouse pointer to specified position of the screen. "Cynic". "Marker". "Flag1". "End". "Unknown". "Pickup". Example: setMimic "Angry" Category: OFP setMousePosition [x. "Normal". "Hurt". "Warning".91 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 318 of 415 Nothing Description: Sets the marker type. "Arrow" or "Empty". "Sad".arma2. Example: setMousePosition [0.5] Category: OFP trigger or waypoint setMusicEffect track Operand types: trigger or waypoint: Object or Array track: String http://www. "Destroy". "Dot". "Ironic".com/comref/full.5. The marker is only modified on the computer where the command is called. "Join". Type may be any of: "Flag".html 7/11/2010 . The following values are recognized: "Default".

]]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.90 required.arma2.. [name1. . Example: trigger setMusicEffect "Track1" Category: OFP location setName name Operand types: location: Location name: String Compatibility: Version 2. "$NONE$" (no change) or "$STOP$" (stops the current music track). value1. Category: Editor map setObjectProxy [object.com/comref/full. Track is a subclass name of CfgMusic. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set which global variable will contain given location. proxy object]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 ..]] Operand types: map: Control [object. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines the music track played on activation. http://www.. value1.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 319 of 415 Compatibility: Version 1.. Category: Location map setObjectArguments [object.92 required. proxy object] Operand types: map: Control [object. .92 required. Type of returned value: Any Description: Set object arguments in mission editor.86 required. [name1.

Velocity is transformed and http://www. A time of zero means an immediate change.com/comref/full. An overcast level of zero means clear (sunny) weather and with an overcast level of one. Example: 1800 setOvercast 0. velocity] Operand types: particleSource: Object [radius.html 7/11/2010 . Category: Editor object setObjectTexture texture Operand types: object: Object texture: Array Compatibility: Version 1. 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).arma2. storms and showers are very likely.75 required. velocity]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.5 Category: OFP particleSource setParticleCircle [radius.56 required.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. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Update particle source to create particles on circle with given radius.

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

com/comref/full. The pos array uses the Position format.arma2. getPosASL select 2] Category: OFP obj setPosASL2 pos Operand types: obj: Object pos: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the object position. Example: http://www.53 required. getposASL player select 1 + 10.53 required. The version of the command does not offset based on object center. Example: player setPos [getpos player select 0.html 7/11/2010 . Example: player setPosASL [getposASL player select 0. getpos player select 1 + 10] Category: OFP obj setPosASL pos Operand types: obj: Object pos: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the object position.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. The pos array uses the PositionASL format. The pos array uses the PositionASL format.

A time of zero means an immediate change. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Changes the rain density smoothly during the given time (in seconds). Example: http://www. Use "NULL" to disable the radio slot. getPosASL select 2] Category: OFP location setPosition position Operand types: location: Location position: Array Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . getposASL player select 1 + 10. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new position of given location. Category: Location index setRadioMsg text Operand types: index: Number text: String Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the radio message (0. map radio) to the given text. A rain level of zero is no rain and a rain level of one is maximum rain.7. 0.90 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 323 of 415 player setPosASL [getposASL player select 0.75 required. Rain is not possible when overcast is smaller than 0. Example: 0 setRadioMsg "Alpha Radio" Category: OFP time setRain rainDensity Operand types: time: Number rainDensity: Number Compatibility: Version 1.

Example: player setRank "COLONEL" Category: OFP location setRectangular rectangular Operand types: location: Location rectangular: Boolean Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets rank of given unit.92 required. Possible values: PRIVATE. SERGEANT. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set if given location has rectangular shape. 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.arma2.html 7/11/2010 . MAJOR or COLONEL. CAPTAIN.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. LIEUTENANT. Example: http://www.90 required. An amount of one is a full cargo space. CORPORAL.

arma2. Category: Identity http://www. Category: Identity task setSimpleTaskDestination position Operand types: task: Task position: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required. descriptionHUD]: Array Compatibility: Version 5500 required.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: Set a new target side of given location. descriptionShort. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Attach descriptions to the simple task.html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Attach a destination to the simple task. Category: Location task setSimpleTaskDescription [description. descriptionHUD] Operand types: task: Task [description.90 required.com/comref/full. descriptionShort.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 326 of 415 location setSize [sizeX. skill]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Value of skill may vary from 0 to 1. Category: Location vehicle setSkill skill Operand types: vehicle: Object skill: Number Compatibility: Version 1. 1] Category: OFP PC http://www. sizeZ] Operand types: location: Location [sizeX.75 required. sizeZ]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.65 required.com/comref/full.arma2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets skill of given type of person (commander unit). Example: hero setSkill ["Endurance".html 7/11/2010 . Value of skill may vary from 0 to 1. height) of given location. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets ability levell of person (commander unit). Example: hero setSkill 1 Category: Resistance vehicle setSkill [type. skill] Operand types: vehicle: Object [type. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new size (width.90 required.

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

For default landscapes the supported resolutions are: 50. 25.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 328 of 415 Category: OFP task setTaskResult [state. Example: setTerrainGrid 12. result]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. the nearest supported resolution is used instead.89 required.75 required.25 and 3. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the desired terrain resolution (in meters). Category: Identity task setTaskState state Operand types: task: Task state: String Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 .92 required. If you select an unsupported resolution.5.com/comref/full.125. 6. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new state of the task. Category: Identity setTerrainGrid grid Operand types: grid: Number Compatibility: Version 1. result] Operand types: task: Task [state. 12. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a result of the task.arma2.5 Category: OFP http://www.

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

"ok = false"] Category: OFP trigger setTriggerText text http://www. angle.com/comref/full. desactiv] Operand types: trigger: Object [cond.whether the activation is repeating. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines the area controlled by the trigger. Example: trigger setTriggerStatements ["this". The area is rectangular or elliptic. b. Variable thisList contains all vehicles which caused the activation. "GUER D" or "CIV D". The third argument . 45.86 required.html 7/11/2010 . the width is 2 * a. "WEST D". rectangle]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. activ. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The first argument can modify the condition of when the trigger is activated. Activ and desactiv expressions are launched upon trigger activation / deactivation. 50. rectangle] Operand types: trigger: Object [a. Example: trigger setTriggerActivation ["WEST". activ. "NOT PRESENT". true] Category: OFP trigger setTriggerArea [a. b. Example: trigger setTriggerArea [100.86 required. "EAST D". "EAST D". "ok = true".arma2. The result of the activation defined by trigger activation is in variable this.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 330 of 415 when is it activated (presention or detection by the specified side): "PRESENT". false] Category: OFP trigger setTriggerStatements [cond. It is rotated angle degrees. angle. desactiv]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. the height is 2 * b.

BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 331 of 415 Operand types: trigger: Object text: String Compatibility: Version 1.html 7/11/2010 . "LOOSE" or "WIN". max. the condition must be fullfilled all the time. This is used for example as a radio slot label for radio activated triggers. If the last argument is true.86 required. mid. 10. with an average value mid). interruptable]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. max. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the type of action processed by the trigger after activation (no action. "END1". "END2". Example: trigger setTriggerText "Call for support" Category: OFP trigger setTriggerTimeout [min. "END4". mid. "END6". Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Defines the time between condition satisfaction and trigger activation (randomly from min to max.com/comref/full. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the text label attached to the trigger object. "END3". "END5". interruptable] Operand types: trigger: Object [min. a waypoints switch or an end of mission): "NONE".arma2. Example: trigger setTriggerType "END1" http://www. 7.86 required.86 required. Example: trigger setTriggerTimeout [5. "SWITCH". false] Category: OFP trigger setTriggerType action Operand types: trigger: Object action: String Compatibility: Version 1.

html 7/11/2010 . Skill may vary from 0.33 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets skill of given unit. Example: player setUnitSkill 1. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set a new type of given location.90 required.2 to 1. Category: OFP unit setUnitAbility skill Operand types: unit: Object skill: Number Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Location unit setUnconscious set Operand types: unit: Object set: Boolean Compatibility: Version 5501 required.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 332 of 415 Category: OFP location setType type Operand types: location: Location type: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set / reset the unconscious life state of the given unit (in MP works only for a local unit).0.0 Category: OFP http://www.com/comref/full.

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

value] Operand types: group: Group [name. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set variable to given value in the variable space of given object. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set variable to given value in the variable space of given group. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. value. Category: OFP map setVariable [name. value] http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set variable to given value in the given namespace.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 334 of 415 namespace setVariable [name. If public is true then the value is broadcast to all computers.html 7/11/2010 .arma2. value] Operand types: namespace: Namespace [name. value.92 required.com/comref/full. public]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. If public is true then the value is broadcast to all computers. Category: Default group setVariable [name. public] Operand types: object: Object [name. Category: OFP object setVariable [name.

Category: Identity location setVariable [name. value] Operand types: task: Task [name. z. 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.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 335 of 415 Operand types: map: Control [name. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required.92 required.92 required.com/comref/full.arma2. value] Operand types: location: Location [name. Category: Editor task setVariable [name. z. value]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. y] Operand types: object: Object [x. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Set variable to given value in the variable space of given map. y]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. Category: Location object setVectorDir [x.61 required. Type of returned value: http://www.html 7/11/2010 .

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

Type of returned value: Nothing Description: http://www. Example: player setVehicleArmor 0. Example: player setVehicleId 1 Category: OFP vehicle setVehicleInit statement Operand types: vehicle: Object statement: String Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the armor (or health for men) state of the vehicle (a value from 0 to 1).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 2.5 Category: OFP object setVehicleId id Operand types: object: Object id: Number Compatibility: Version 2.33 required.html 7/11/2010 . By this id vehicle is referenced by triggers and waypoints.33 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets id (integer value) to vehicle.com/comref/full.arma2.32 required.

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

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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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com/comref/full. Example: hero skill "Endurance" Category: OFP PC skipTime duration Operand types: duration: Number Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Skips the specified time.arma2. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns skill of given type of person (commander unit).BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 355 of 415 type: String Compatibility: Version 2.60 required.5 Category: OFP sleep delay Operand types: delay: Number Compatibility: Version 2.65 required. Daytime is adjusted. Example: sleep 0. Example: skipTime 2.html 7/11/2010 .5 Category: OFP sliderPosition idc Operand types: idc: Number http://www. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Suspend execution of script for given time. Duration is in hours. Value of skill may vary from 0 to 1. a weather change is estimated and no changes to any units are done.

79 required. Example: _pos = sliderPosition 101 Category: Resistance sliderPosition control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2.html 7/11/2010 . Example: _pos = sliderPosition _control Category: OFP PC sliderRange idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current thumb position of the given slider.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 356 of 415 Compatibility: Version 1. Type of returned value: Number Description: Returns the current thumb position of the slider with id idc of the topmost user dialog.arma2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the limits (as an array [min.com/comref/full.92 required.79 required. Example: _limits = sliderRange 100 Category: Resistance sliderRange control Operand types: control: Control http://www. max]) of the slider with id idc of the topmost user dialog.

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

max]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. 10] Category: OFP PC sliderSetSpeed [idc.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 358 of 415 [idc. 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. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the limits of the slider with id idc of the given slider.5.0] Category: Resistance control sliderSetSpeed [line. page] Operand types: [idc. line. 10] Category: Resistance control sliderSetRange [min. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the speed (a click on the arrow results in a move per line. Example: sliderSetSpeed [100. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the limits of the slider with id idc of the topmost user dialog. page] http://www. Example: _control sliderSetRange [0. page]: Array Compatibility: Version 1. 2. 0. line.92 required. max]: Array Compatibility: Version 2. max] Operand types: control: Control [min. min.arma2.79 required.html 7/11/2010 . 0.com/comref/full.79 required. Example: sliderSetRange [100.

html 7/11/2010 . Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Sets the speed (a click on the arrow results in a move per line. A click on the scale outside the thumb results in a move per page) of the given slider. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the speed (as an array [line.92 required.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 359 of 415 Operand types: control: Control [line.5.com/comref/full. Example: _speed = sliderSpeed _control Category: OFP PC someAmmo unit http://www.79 required. page]) of the slider with id idc of the topmost user dialog. Type of returned value: Array Description: Returns the speed (as an array [line. Example: _control sliderSetSpeed [0.92 required.0] Category: OFP PC sliderSpeed idc Operand types: idc: Number Compatibility: Version 1. Example: _speed = sliderSpeed Category: Resistance sliderSpeed control Operand types: control: Control Compatibility: Version 2. page]) of the given slider. 2. page]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.

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

/: 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. "NORMAL" or "FULL").html 7/11/2010 . Category: OFP for /. result is 3 Category: Default startLoadingScreen [text] or [text.com/comref/full. using the given resource. Example: sqrt 9 ./ step step Operand types: for /. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Shows loading screen with the given text.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". simulation and scene drawing is disabled... scripts run at full speed.. resource] Operand types: [text] or [text..arma2. resource]: Array Compatibility: Version 5501 required. When loading screen is shown.

Example: for "_x" from 20 to 10 step -2 do {.. This function is obsolete.arma2.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 362 of 415 step: Number Type of returned value: for type Description: Optionaly can set step. step must be specified.html 7/11/2010 .00 required. If you want to count down.com/comref/full. Use disableAI to get better control over stopping a unit. Default value is 1. 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. Type of returned value: http://www. Example: stopped jeepOne Category: OFP str any value Operand types: any value: Any Compatibility: Version 2.} Category: Default unit stop stop Operand types: unit: Object stop: Boolean Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Stops an AI unit.code.. and set negative.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Type of returned value: Namespace Description: Return the global namespace attached to user interface.arma2. If he is currently inside.05 required. the group leader will issue an order to disembark. result is "SoldierWB" Category: OFP uiNamespace Compatibility: Version 5501 required. Type of returned value: Nothing Description: Unassigns the vehicle (its commander unit) from his team. Example: unassignTeam soldier2 Category: OFP unassignVehicle unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Nothing Description: The person is unassigned from the vehicle. This is equal to vehicle assignTeam "MAIN". Category: OFP unassignTeam vehicle Operand types: vehicle: Object Compatibility: Version 2.com/comref/full. Example: unassignVehicle player Category: OFP http://www.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 383 of 415 Example: typeOf player .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.arma2. For a destroyed object an empty array is returned.html 7/11/2010 . 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.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 384 of 415 unitPos person Operand types: person: Object Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. until the command is finished.com/comref/full.

shadow] Operand types: map: Control [object. maintain size?. width. angle. width. shadow]: Array Compatibility: Version 2.92 required. If maintain size is false. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Unregister a task type. height. string identifier.html 7/11/2010 . offset. string identifier. angle. color.90 required. 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. color. offset. Category: OFP teamMember unregisterTask name Operand types: teamMember: name: String Compatibility: Version 2.arma2. height. Type of returned value: Boolean Description: Unlock the given achievement.com/comref/full.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 385 of 415 Array Description: Returns an array with all the units in the group. http://www. Category: Identity map updateDrawIcon [object. maintain size?.

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

arma2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return object's direction vector in world coordinates as [x. y]. z. If there is none.61 required.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 387 of 415 vectorDir obj Operand types: obj: Object Compatibility: Version 2.61 required. y]. Category: OFP vehicle unit Operand types: unit: Object Type of returned value: Object Description: Returns the vehicle in which the given unit is mounted. the unit is returned.com/comref/full. Category: OFP vectorUp obj Operand types: obj: Object Compatibility: Version 2. Type of returned value: Array Description: Return object's up vector in world coordinates as [x. Example: vehicle player != player Category: OFP unit vehicleChat chatText Operand types: unit: Object chatText: String Type of returned value: http://www.html 7/11/2010 . z.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

exec and call define a visibility scope for local variables. It is used to keep the time elapsed since the script execution started.SQF (as opposed to . A local variable name starts with an underscore ('_').html 7/11/2010 . Example: . Example: _unit setBehaviour "safe" Assignment: assignment of any value to variable. Example: #LabelName Waiting for a condition: line starting with '@'. forEach. Each of the commands then. 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. do. All local variables from outer scopes are visible as well.SQS used for scripts). while. Example: ~delay is equivalent to __waitUntil = _time+(cas) . Script syntax Each script line may be one of the following: Comment: line starting with '. Example: _a = 10 Conditional: ? condition : command or assignmented.com/comref/full. Variables starting with two underscores are reserved and should never be used. Local variables A local variable is any variable which name starts with an underscore. Example: @condition Waiting for a time: line starting with '&'. the command is executed only when the condition is satisfied. You can use function private to introduce variables at any given scope. it is created in the innermost scope. If assignment is made into a variable that does not exist in any visible scope. &__waitUntil Command: any expression returning no value. The recommended file extension for functions is . Example: ?_condVar>10:_var=_var+2 Note: variable _time is reserved. Local variables can be used during script execution to avoid variable conflicts. http://www.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.arma2.'. Example: &endTime is equivalent to @_time >= (endTime) Delay: line starting with '~'.This is comment Label: line starting with '#'.

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. This effectively destroys the variable as if it never existed.html 7/11/2010 . Variables may be unitialized by assigning it the nil value. The On Activation expression defines an action that is peformed after the waypoint is terminated. Condition must return a boolean value. When an undefined value is encountered in a field where a boolean value is expected. Boolean variable this is set during evaluation of the condition expression to the primary sensor activation condition. When any uninitialized variable is detected in any expression. Variables Variables have to be inicialized before being used. Array variable thisList is set to the list of all units in the group that the given waypoint is assigned to. the whole expression results nil (an undefined value). Waypoints The Condition expression is used to determine when the waypoint execution is terminated. Condition must return a boolean value.BIS Game Engine Scripting Commands Page 409 of 415 Triggers The Condition expression is used to determine when the trigger is activated. Expressions must either be an assignment or return nothing (see type none).com/comref/full. The On Activation and On Deactivation expressions define actions that are peformed when the trigger condition changes to true or false.arma2. Boolean variable this is set during evaluation of the condition expression to the primary waypoint termination condition. Array variable thisList is set to the list of all vehicles that would satisfy the primary sensor activation condition. The expression must either be an assignment or return nothing (see type none). it is converted to false.

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