GetResourceInfo

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This function retrieves the value of any attribute in a resource info tag.

Syntax

string getResourceInfo ( resource theResource, string attribute ) 

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Method: resource:getInfo(...)

Required Arguments

  • theResource: the resource we are getting the info from.
  • attribute: the name of the attribute we want info about.

Returns

Returns a string with the attribute value if it exists, false otherwise.

Example

This function tells the server who's the author who made the currently running resource.

function outputAuthor()
    author = getResourceInfo ( getThisResource(), "author" )    --Get the authors name
    if author then    --if it exists
        outputChatBox( author .. " made this script." )    --tell the world his name
    else    --if it doesn't
        outputChatBox( "I've no idea who made this script." )    --apologize.
    end
end

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