Author: Axek
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Requirements: No addons required

Version: 0.3
Signed: No

Short description: While holding down your Commanding key any friendly unit within 75m of you, and visible to you, will have their player name shown at their character.

Date: 2014-03-18 07:46


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Axy Recognition

by
Axek


Description:
Since Blake's Player Radar doesn't work in A3, I made a very simple substitute.
While holding down your Commanding key (Normally the ~) any friendly unit within 75m of you, and visible to you, will have their player name shown at their character.

No more asking which one's Barry any more...now you can determine it yourself!


Installation:
Extract into the ArmA 3 Directory, by default this is located in:
32-Bit - C:\Program Files\Steam/Steamapps\Common\ArmA 3\
64-Bit - C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam/Steamapps\Common\ArmA 3\
After extraction it should look like this:
Steam\Steamapps\Common\ArmA 3\@your_mod_folder_name\addons\

You can also use the "Arma 3 Alpha" folder in your "My Documents" folder. Your folder setup could than look like for example this:
mydocuments\Arma3 Alpha\@your_mod_folder_name1\addons\
mydocuments\Arma3 Alpha\@your_mod_folder_name2\addons\
mydocuments\Arma3 Alpha\@your_mod_folder_name2\addons\

When present place the "userconfig" folder into your game install folder, usually:
"C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\steamapps\common\Arma 3".
You may already have "userconfig" folder from other addons and/or mods in which case it is safe to merge the contents from this archive.

You'll also need to add a Launch Parameter to Steam, in order to do so right-click on ArmA 3 Alpha and click Properties and then Set Launch Options. In the window that opens enter in -mod=@your_mod_folder_name
For using multiple mods you would then do so like this:
-mod=@mod_name;@mod_name2;@mod_name3;@mod_name4;@mod_name5

Note:
You can also use -nosplash to get rid of the splash art and intro videos.


And of course you can also enable and disable community made addons and mods through the in-game Options Expansions menu if you do not want to mess with startup parameters!

When the above information still does not provide you with enough to learn how to install custom addons and mods you can always ask in our Guide On Installing Mods.


Included files:
axy_Recognition.pbo


Credits & Thanks:
Based upon Blake's Player Radar.


Changelog:
v0.3
- Checks eye position against eye position, rather than your eye position to other player's feet.
- Fixed issue with height position of text when units are inside buildings.
- Font size changes depending on the distance the unit is away from you.

v0.2
- Fixed a scripting error on launch.


Forum topic:
- BI forums




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