ForcePlayerMap

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This function is used to forcefully show a player's radar map.

Syntax

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Server
bool forcePlayerMap ( player thePlayer, bool forceOn )

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Method: player:forceMap(...)
Variable: .mapForced
Counterpart: isPlayerMapForced

Required Arguments

  • thePlayer: A player object referencing the specified player
  • forceOn: A boolean value representing whether or not the players radar map will be forced on
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Client
bool forcePlayerMap ( bool forceOn )

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Method: Player.forceMap(...)
Counterpart: isPlayerMapForced

Required Arguments

  • forceOn: A boolean value representing whether or not the players radar map will be forced on

Returns

Returns true if the player's radar map was forced on, false otherwise.

Example

This example forces the radar map to show for the player named "dave" on for 10 seconds, if it hasn't been already.

-- Get the player named "dave"
dave = getPlayerFromName ( "dave" )
-- Make sure we found him
if ( dave ) then
    if not isPlayerMapForced ( dave ) then                  -- if his radar map isn't already forced on
        forcePlayerMap ( dave, true )                       -- force it on
        setTimer ( forcePlayerMap, 10000, 1, dave, false )  -- stop forcing in 10 seconds
    end
end

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