GetPlayerFromAccountName

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This function get online player from their account name.

Syntax

player getPlayerFromAccountName ( string accountName )

Required Arguments

  • accountName: A string containing account name of a player you want to reference.

Returns

Returns a player if the account name exists,false if player not found.

Code

function getPlayerFromAccountName(accountname)
	if accountname then
		for _,account in ipairs(getAccounts()) do
			for _,player in ipairs(getElementsByType('player')) do
				if getAccountName(account) == accountname then
					if getAccountName(getPlayerAccount(player)) == getAccountName(account) then
						return player
					end
				end
			end
		end
	end
	return false
end
end

Example

This example get player name from account name by command

addCommandHandler ("getPlayerName",
    function (player,_,name)
        if name then
        local thePlayer = getPlayerFromAccountName (name)
        if thePlayer then
            outputChatBox (getPlayerName (thePlayer),player,255,255,255,true)
        else
            outputChatBox ("player not found !",player,255,0,0)
        end
    else
        outputChatBox ("type account name frist !",player,255,255,0)
    end
end
)

Author: ,#Na[W]aF'1000.