GetWeaponClipAmmo

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This function gets the amount of ammo left in a custom weapon's magazine/clip.

Syntax

int getWeaponClipAmmo ( weapon theWeapon )

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Method: weapon:getClipAmmo(...)
Variable: .clipAmmo
Counterpart: setWeaponClipAmmo

Required Arguments

  • theWeapon: the weapon to get the clip ammo of.

Returns

Returns the amount of ammo in the custom weapon's clip, false if an error occured.

Example

This function outputs the remaining ammo in clip of a specific weapon using the command /getammoinclip.

local customWeapon

addEventHandler( "onClientResourceStart", resourceRoot,
    function()
        local x, y, z = getElementPosition(localPlayer) -- Get player position
        customWeapon = createWeapon("m4", x, y, z + 1) -- Create a M4
        setWeaponClipAmmo(customWeapon, 99999) -- Set the ammo in clip of the weapon to 99999, so it never should reload
        setWeaponState(customWeapon, "firing") -- Fire it permanently
        -- Add the 'getammoinclip' command to get the remaining ammo in clip of the weapon
        addCommandHandler("getammoinclip", getM4WeaponAmmo)
    end
)

function getM4WeaponAmmo()
    if customWeapon then
        -- Tell the player the remaining ammo in clip
        outputChatBox(getWeaponClipAmmo(customWeapon))
    else
        -- Weapon was not created, give an error
        outputChatBox("There is no weapon to get clip ammo of.")
    end
end

See also