Feature #6542

Variable to disable ace tracking marker for a specific unit.

Added by VKing about 5 years ago. Updated about 5 years ago.

Status:Closed Start date:12/05/2009
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:Sickboy % Done:

100%

Category:Script
Target version:1.0.1
Component: Affected Version:
Close Reason:

Description

As suggested in #6534

A variable or similar to toggle the tracking marker for a certain unit.
Sometimes you want to hide certain units from the players for whatever reason, without making them captives.

Associated revisions

Revision 25223159
Added by Sickboy about 5 years ago

~ Changed: Added marker tracking override. (Set ace_sys_tracking_marker_override to true on at least leader of group). Fixes #6542

History

Updated by rocko about 5 years ago

  • Target version set to 395

Updated by CarlGustaffa about 5 years ago

Agreed. Although it's not that hard to write a custom marker tracker script. A couple of examples:
1) If everyone has a tracker, it makes it hard to create a sniper/spotter team (or artillery FO) that have missing marker as part of their challenge.
2) Sometimes I make custom script, so that tracker markers are only shown when in certain vehicles (with that kind of display).

Updated by badger about 5 years ago

And please add the possibility to turn off ace tracking marker for all. But it would be better if by default they are disabled. And to be included will need to put the appropriate module.

Because now it is impossible to play DM missions or "find and rescue the pilots of crashed helicopter" with the ACE.

Updated by rocko about 5 years ago

  • Category set to Script
  • Status changed from New to Assigned
  • Assignee set to Sickboy

Updated by Sickboy about 5 years ago

badger wrote:

And please add the possibility to turn off ace tracking marker for all. But it would be better if by default they are disabled. And to be included will need to put the appropriate module.

Because now it is impossible to play DM missions or "find and rescue the pilots of crashed helicopter" with the ACE.

See the documentation for info how to.

Updated by badger about 5 years ago

Tracking

Special group tracking markers may be enabled. See the ..\ArmA2\userconfig\ACE\ACE_Tracking.hpp file. 
To disable the markers for all players on a server, add the following to a mission or server side addon:
if (isServer) then {
ace_sys_tracking_markers_enabled = false;
publicVariable "ace_sys_tracking_markers_enabled"
};
Or you can simply use badger's addon. You can download it here http://forums.bistudio.com/showthread.php?t=91882

Updated by Sickboy about 5 years ago

Ah, it's you :) Nickname confuselement :)

Updated by Sickboy about 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Assigned to Resolved
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

Updated by Sickboy about 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Resolved to Closed
  • Target version changed from 395 to 1.0.1

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