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Returns given list of Objects and/or Positions that are in the given area, area defined by a trigger, marker, location or array.
Unlike inAreaArrayIndexes, area position is PositionAGL.


positions inAreaArray area
positions: Array of Objects and/or Positions
area: Object, Location or String - the defined area:
Return Value:
Array: Objects and/or Positions inside the trigger area

Alternative Syntax

positions inAreaArray [centre, a, b, angle, isRectangle, c]
positions: Array - Objects and/or Positions to check. Positions must be PositionAGL if area is checked in 3D
centre: Array format Position2D or PositionAGL, Arma 3 logo black.png2.14 Object or Group
a: Number - x axis (x / 2)
b: Number - y axis (y / 2)
angle: Number - (Optional, default 0) rotation angle
isRectangle: Boolean - (Optional, default false) true if rectangle, false if ellipse
c: Number - (Optional, default -1: unlimited) z axis (z / 2)
Return Value:
Array: Objects and/or Positions inside the area


Example 1:
vehicles inAreaArray myTrigger;
Example 2:
allUnits inAreaArray "myMarker";
Example 3:
allPlayers inAreaArray myLocation;
Example 4:
allDead inAreaArray [[100, 100, 0], 20, 30, 45, false, 10];

Additional Information

See also:
inAreaArrayIndexes inArea triggerArea


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Tankbuster - c
Posted on Jun 11, 2017 - 21:33 (UTC)
The array you send the command can be filtered. For example:
vehicles select { _x isKindOf "StaticWeapon" } inAreaArray "myMarker"
Will return only the statics inside the given marker.