IsElementInWater

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This function checks whether an element is submerged in water.

Syntax

bool isElementInWater ( element theElement )

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Method: element:isInWater(...)
Variable: .inWater

Required Arguments

  • theElement: The element to check.

Returns

Returns true if the passed element is in water, false if it isn't, or if the element is invalid.

Example

Creates a command that checks if the player is in water or not.

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Server

function waterCheck(thePlayer)
    if isElementInWater(thePlayer) then
        outputChatBox("Wet.", thePlayer)
    else
        outputChatBox("Dry.", thePlayer)
    end
end

addCommandHandler("check", waterCheck)

Function which checks if player is in water, which is triggered when player dies.

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Client
function diedInWater()
   if isElementInWater(source) then
       local name = source == localPlayer and "You are" or getPlayerName(source).." is"
       outputChatBox(name.." sleeping with the fishies!")
   end
end
addEventHandler("onClientPlayerWasted", root, diedInWater)

Function which checks if player is in water and then kills the player after 3 seconds.

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Client
addEventHandler ("onClientResourceStart", resourceRoot,
function()
    setTimer(function()
                if isElementInWater( localPlayer ) then
                    setElementHealth( localPlayer, 0 )
                 end
             end,
             3000, 0 )
end
)

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