|Scripts help a lot. And as a good dummies
I wasted long times trying to make things impossible with the internal
OFPeditor, things that are so easy to do with a few script.(others
don't laught, here you are on OFP-D)
thing I think it lacks in Ofpeditor is a "move on my position"
function, very usefull for extraction, or for a "looks-real"
airstrike.Here are a few scripts inside demo missions to download
which would help some of us I think.
1.Using a script
To lauch a script, the script file (*.sqs)
must be in you mission folder (before you export it)
Then in a initiation case (of a trigger or a move) type this.
[player] exec "*.sqs"
It is better to use player because there'll
be always a player, but the best is to use the name of the unit
you want actually perform the script. (for dummies of dummies, the
* means "type everything you want")
And that's all. Now here are bellow a few demo
of thing I mixted or modified to suit to my needs :
* require the F4-Phantom (see vietpack page)
and the napalm addon (see OfpCZ)
** exept this one all scripts require ofp1.85...
2.Editing/modifiing a script
Well... this is the part I am not a expert....
What can I say, and advise, is to have a look to the script I modified,
take a look in another hand to the OfpRef
list (list all the command) and try understanding something... :)
I did a little so you will too.
this is a example (comment in red, delete it if you use it), to
make a vehicule comes on your current position (activated in a triger
or a move) ::
t setFormation "COLUMN"
t setBehaviour "aware"
t setCombatMode "yellow"
t setSpeedMode "full"
t1 flyinheight 30
t2 flyinheight 40
t is the name of 2 Mil24 squad, you can change it in other units.
The command above change its behaviour
t1 sideChat "Mil-24 On the way -out"
"target" setMarkerPos (getpos player1)
"target" setMarkerType "flag"
"target" setMarkerColor "Colorred"
Target in the name (NAME, not the contents) of a mapmarker. the
command move the marker to the position of player1- I guess you
can put a other name if it exist
t move (getMarkerPos "target")
@ unitReady t1
the @ unitready make the script wait the unit execute the command
above (here the move)
t1 sideChat "Mi-24 suporting ground units-out"
t setBehaviour "combat"
t setCombatMode "red"
t setSpeedMode "full"
t setFormation "WEDGE"
Same as the first comment
3 setRadioMsg "M-17 Support over"
I am not sure you have to put this exit at the end, but my intuition
tells me it's better to put it anyway :)
;Airstrike 1.2 - an OFP script by Skumball
;(thanks to Viriato for making the bombs fall better :)
;(thanks to LCD for incorporating the script into the radio)