supportInfo

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Description

Description:
Creates a list of supported operators and type. Each field of array has the format: "x:name" Where x can be: 'name' is the operator or type name (in case operator, type of input operands is included). mask parameter can be an empty string, or one of field. In this case, function returns empty array, if operator is not included in the list. Limited wildcard support is available. Type x may be replaced with *, meaning all types. For the mask partial match may be used, like abc*, meaning any operators starting with 'abc' are reported, for example:
  • "" - list all types and commands
  • "t:*" - list all types
  • "*:<command>*" - list all entries for script <command>
  • Arma 3 logo black.png2.00 "i:<command>" - extended information about script <command>, Array of Array of Strings in format:
    [type, lowerCaseName, camelCaseName, description, example, result, resultType, leftArgType, rightArgType, Arma 3 logo black.png2.02 syntax]
"i:*" is not a wildcard but returns information about the multiplication operator instead.
Groups:
System

Syntax

Syntax:
supportInfo mask
Parameters:
mask: String
Return Value:
Array - array with requested info or empty array []

Examples

Example 1:
supportInfo "b:select*"; // returns ["b:ARRAY select SCALAR","b:ARRAY select BOOL","b:CONFIG select SCALAR"]
Example 2:
Return all available commands:
_commands = supportInfo "";

Additional Information

See also:
productVersion requiredVersion

Notes

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Killzone_Kid
Posted on Sep 24, 2014 - 19:27 (UTC)
To get the list of all supported commands in Arma 3 one can simply:
7erra
Posted on Oct 19, 2020 - 10:23 (UTC)
Since you can't use supportInfo "i:*" as a wildcard to get a list of all commands with detailed information, use this code instead:
_allCommands = []; supportInfo "" apply { _x splitString ":" params ["_t", "_x"]; if (_t != "t") then { _x = _x splitString " "; _command = switch count _x do { case 1; case 2: { _x # 0 }; case 3: { _x # 1 }; default {nil}; }; _allCommands pushBackUnique _command; }; }; _allCommands sort true; _allCommands = _allCommands apply { supportInfo format["i:%1", _x] }; _allCommands;