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Check if a script is finished running using the Script Handle returned by execVM or spawn.
Program Flow


scriptDone handle
handle: Script Handle - handle returned by spawn or execVM
Return Value:


Example 1:
_scriptHandle = ["arguments"] execVM "scriptname.sqf"; waitUntil { scriptDone _scriptHandle };

Additional Information

See also:
execVM spawn terminate scriptNull


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Bn880 - c
Posted on Sep 11, 2009 - 03:54 (UTC)
A Null Script handle can be created in this manner:
_handle = 0 spawn {};
That is what any Script Handle becomes when a script is finished running, meaning it will test as true with:
scriptDone _handle;
and it returns "<NULL-script>" when converted to string. This in turn lets you initialize the variable with a completed Script Handle and lets you test the variable even though nothing else may have set the handle by creating a script with spawn or execVM. It also lets you store and manage script handles in arrays, and a few other sexy things.