GetPlayerTeam

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This function gets the current team a player is on.

Syntax

team getPlayerTeam ( player thePlayer )

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Method: player:getTeam(...)
Variable: .team
Counterpart: setPlayerTeam

Required Arguments

  • thePlayer: The player whose team you want to find out.

Returns

Returns a team element representing the team the player is on, false if the player is not part of a team.

Example

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Server

This example finds the team a player is on, and then changes its name.

function teamName ( source, key, newTeamName )
    local playerTeam = getPlayerTeam ( source )          -- get the player's team
    if ( playerTeam ) then                               -- if he's on a team
        local oldTeamName = getTeamName ( playerTeam )   -- get the team's current name
        setTeamName ( playerTeam, newTeamName )          -- change its name
        outputChatBox ( "Changed " .. getPlayerName ( source ).."'s team name from " .. oldTeamName .. " to " .. newTeamName )
    else
        outputChatBox ( getPlayerName ( source ) .. " isn't on a team" )
    end
end
addCommandHandler ( "teamname", teamName )

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