SetVehiclePlateText

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This function can be used to set the numberplate text of a car.

FROM VERSION 1.5.2 r8077 ONWARDS

It now also changes the numberplate text of any vehicle that has visual numberplates.

Syntax

bool setVehiclePlateText( element theVehicle, string numberplate )

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Method: vehicle:setPlateText(...)
Variable: .plateText
Counterpart: getVehiclePlateText

Required Arguments

  • theVehicle: the vehicle whose numberplate you want to change.
  • numberplate: a string that will go on the number plate of the car (max 8 characters).

Returns

Returns true if the numberplate was changed successfully, or false if invalid arguments were passed

Requirements

Minimum supported server 1.3.3
Minimum supported client 1.3.3
Note: Using this function requires the resource to have the above minimum version declared in the meta.xml <min_mta_version> section. e.g. <min_mta_version server="1.3.3" client="1.3.3" />

Example

function PlateText(thePlayer,commandName,text)
	local Vehicle = getPedOccupiedVehicle(thePlayer)
	if Vehicle then
		if text then
			setVehiclePlateText( Vehicle, text )
		else
			outputChatBox("You must enter a message or the plate is incorrect.",thePlayer)
		end
	else
		outputChatBox("You must be in a Vehicle.",thePlayer)
	end
end
addCommandHandler("setplate",PlateText)

See Also

FROM VERSION 1.6 r7485 ONWARDS
FROM VERSION 1.6 r7485 ONWARDS