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The getElementPosition function allows you to retrieve the position coordinates of an element. This can be any real world element, including:


float, float, float getElementPosition ( element theElement )

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Method: element:getPosition(...)
Variable: .position
Counterpart: setElementPosition

Required Arguments

  • theElement: The element which you'd like to retrieve the location of


Returns three floats indicating the position of the element, x, y and z respectively.


This example attaches a samsite on the player's vehicle.

-- create the elegy;
myElegy = createVehicle ( 562, 1591.596680, -2495.323242, 18.098244 ) 
-- get the vehicle's position;
local x,y,z = getElementPosition( myElegy )
-- create the samsite;
samsite = createObject ( 3267, x, y, z + 3 )
-- attach the samsite to the elegy;
attachElementToElement ( samsite, myElegy, 0, 0, 0 )

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