RU/getWeaponIDFromName

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This function will obtain the ID of a particular weapon from its name.

Syntax

int getWeaponIDFromName ( string name )             

Required Arguments

  • name: A string containing the name of the weapon.

Returns

Returns an int if the name matches that of a weapon, false otherwise.

Example

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Server

This example will give the player the weapon they specify 20 ammo whenever they type "weapon name" into the console.

-- Define our function that will handle this command
function consoleGiveWeapon ( playerSource, commandName, weapName )
	-- If a player triggered it (rather than the admin) then
	if ( playerSource ) then
		-- Get the weapon ID from the name
		local weapID = getWeaponIDFromName ( weapName )
		-- If it's a valid weapon
		if ( weapID ) then
		 	-- Give the weapon to the player
			giveWeapon ( playerSource, weapID, 20 )
			-- Output it in the chat box
			outputChatBox ( "You got a " .. weapName, playerSource )
		else outputChatBox ( "Invalid weapon name." )
		end
	end
end
-- Register the command handler and attach it to the 'consoleGiveWeapon' function
addCommandHandler ( "weapon", consoleGiveWeapon )

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