Author: AFOF_Murdock
Author Website: http://www.xfire.com/communities/e21/

Version: v1.01

Short description: The complete mustknow guide for mission editing.
Date: 2011-01-04 22:16
Submitted by: AFOF_Murdock


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Arma 2 Editor Must-Know Manual/Guide

by
AFOF_Murdock


Description:
The complete guide from the simple to more advanced most commonly used features of the ArmA II 2D map editor.


Features:
Detailed explanations of all aspects discussed in the manual.
A code list on the end of the manual.
A full classname list WAS PLANNED, but is not included (for now).
Large screenshots (shot in ArmA 2 Combined Ops) and one video (for now) are included.
Tutorials on using, editing and creating.
External text files tutorials.
In-game result and example screenshots.
Excellent graphical design.
Full 45 pages of information.
Includes screenshots from ArmA 2 and Operation Arrowhead aswell.
Contains information on Operation Arrowhead-only functions aswell.

Contents:
  • Basic use of the Editor
    • 1. The interface
      2. Adding and editing units
      3. Adding and editing waypoints
      4. Adding and editing triggers
      5. Adding and editing groups
      6. Synchronizing
  • Intermediate use of the Editor
    • 1. Modules
      2. The init field and coding
      3. Air vehicles control
      4. Unit gear control
      5. Boarding vehicles
      6. Mission editing modes
      7. Camera scripting
  • Advanced use of the editor
    • 1. Practical use of triggers and syncing
      2. Inserting custom background music
      3. Calling in predefined CAS
      4. Calling in Artillery strikes/CAS on marked targets
      5. Advanced use of modules
      6. HALO jumps
      7. AttachTo and SetPos commands
      8. Briefings
  • Scripting, scripts and codes
    • 1. Useful and used codes
      Documentation
      1. External links
      2. Credits, thanks and terms of use
      3. Please read this appeal


Installation / Usage:
Just download and unzip (use winzip, winrar or windows explorer's unzipper).
Open with Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat.


Notes:
This guide is based only on Singleplayer mission editing and scripting. Known AI and similar bugs encountered with dedicated servers are noted here, however no guidelines on creating a mission for online gameplay, or adapting one are found in this manual. Also it is fully concentrated on the 2D editor features, no 3D editor references.


Credits & Thanks:
AFOF_Murdock
BIS
BIS wiki
ArmAholic
BIS forums
PCLiPSE


Forums Topic:
- Armaholic forums
- BI forums




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