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(name) 
    local acc = getAccount (name)
    if name and acc and not isGuestAccount (acc) then
        return getAccountPlayer (acc)
    else
        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.