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This event is triggered every time a resource file download is queued, finished or has failed.

Dialog-warning.png Warning: This event is NOT related to downloadFile and onClientFileDownloadComplete!


resource fileResource, string fileName, int fileSize, string state
  • fileResource: Resource the file belongs to.
  • fileName: Relative resource file path.
  • fileSize: Size of the file in bytes.
  • state: Possible values: "queued" or "finished" or "failed".


The source of this event is the resource's root element.


This example will output the file's resource name/file name/size/state when downloading:

function writeMsg (fileResource, fileName, fileSize, state)
    local resourceName = getResourceName( fileResource )
    outputChatBox ( "Resource name: " .. resourceName .. ", file name: " .. fileName .. ", size: " .. fileSize .. ", state: " .. state)

addEventHandler ("onClientResourceFileDownload", root, writeMsg)


Minimum server version n/a
Minimum client version 1.5.8-9.20788

Note: Using this feature requires the resource to have the above minimum version declared in the meta.xml <min_mta_version> section. e.g. <min_mta_version client="1.5.8-9.20788" />

See Also

Client resource events

Client event functions