Author: AmauryD
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Requirements: No addons required

Version: 1.0

Short description: Provides a real GPS for arma 3 with navigation.

Date: 2018-01-03 11:21

Comments: (4)


A3GPS - a real GPS for Arma 3


Provides a real GPS for arma 3 with navigation.
All the source code and updates/bugfixes are available on GitHub.
Don't hesitate to send me suggestions/bugs/feedback ! It will be a pleasure to answer.

    -French/English language.
    -Shortest path calculation to arrive at a selected route.
    -Save path and quickly start navigation again.
    -Compatible with every missions (after arma 3 v1.70).
    -Custom keybindings.
    -HUD when you navigate (turn left/right , distance from goal , ...) .
    -Path recalculation if user is taking another path.
    -Quick navigation to travel for exemple to the nearest Fuel Station or Town without opening the main menu.
    -Supported maps : Altis , Stratis , Malden , Tanoa .
      -It will work on other maps but you can have performance issues.

Installation / Usage:
For usage instructions and information of how to use the A3GPS - a real GPS for Arma 3 please refer to the included documentation and/or example mission.

In your description.ext file :

Add this line :
#include "path_to_gps_folder\config.hpp"

In your init file

Add this line :
[] execVM "path_to_gps_folder\init.sqf"

In the config.hpp file

If your gps installation is not in the root directory then change the gps_dir value to your directory with a \ at the end of the path.
Exemple if your gps folder is in Client/Core/Custom :
gps_dir = "Client\Core\Custom\";

Import the data of your current map

Put the folder with the name of your map inside your gps data folder.

To call the Menu

Use the function gps_menu_fnc_loadGPSMenu to call the menu
Exemple if you want to open it with an AddAction :
player addAction ["Open GPS",gps_menu_fnc_loadGPSMenu];

Now it should work , have fun !
To navigate , menu >> navigation >> shift + click on the map where you want to go.



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Tags: Gps,   Script,   Simulation,   Enhace,   Modern,   Navigate,   Hud