SetResourceInfo

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This function sets the value of any attribute in a resource info tag.

Note: that this is protected under ACL ModifyOtherObjects.

Syntax

bool setResourceInfo ( resource theResource, string attribute, string value ) 

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Method: resource:setInfo(...)

Required Arguments

  • theResource: the resource we are setting info to.
  • attribute: the name of the attribute that is to be set.
  • value: the value of this attribute

Returns

Returns true if the info was successfully set, false otherwise

Example

This function sets the author of the current resource.

function outputAuthor(newAuthorName)
    author = getResourceInfo ( getThisResource(), "author" )    --Get the authors name
    if author then    --if it exists
        outputChatBox( author .. " made this script." )    --tell the world his name
    else    --if it doesn't
        setResourceInfo ( getThisResource(), "author", newAuthorName )
        outputChatBox( "Author set to: "..newAuthorName )    --tell them that it was set
    end
end

See Also

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