playActionNow

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Description

Description:
When used on a person, a smooth transition to the given action will be initiated, but all previous playAction are discarded.
For Arma 3 actions see: playAction/actions.
Groups:
Animations

Syntax

Syntax:
soldier playActionNow action
Parameters:
soldier: Object -
action: String -
Return Value:
Nothing

Examples

Example 1:
soldierOne playActionNow "SitDown";
Example 2:
rabbitTwo playActionNow "WalkF";

Additional Information

See also:
playAction switchAction playMove playMoveNow switchMove

Notes

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Posted on 2010-10-12 - 9:41
Wolfrug (talk)
Some other possible playactions:
"walkf" - walk forward
"walkb" - walk backwards
"walkr" - strafe right
"walkl" - strafe left
"grabdrag" - initiate First Aid dragging animation
"stopdrag" - stops First Aid dragging animation
"reloadMagazine" - reloads the current magazine
"gestureFreeze" - hand signal "Freeze"
"GestureGo"
"GestureCover"
"GestureAttack"
"GestureCeaseFire"
"GestureFollow"
"GestureUp"
"GestureAdvance"
"GesturePoint"

Note that playAction works regardless of stance (rifle up, down, crouched, prone).
h -
Posted on Sep 05, 2023 - 07:36 (UTC)
Playing a gesture with playActionNow while a soldier held weapon is deployed on something will 'undeploy' the weapon.
Using playAction doesn't.