Author: upsilon
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Requirements: Advanced Combat Environment 3 (ACE 3), Community Base addons A3

Version: 1.10
Signed: Yes, serverkey included

Short description: This expands the ACE interaction menu.

Date: 2018-07-09 11:44

Comments: (1)


ACE Interaction Menu Expansion


If you play with ACE mod you've probably felt the annoyance more or less when the ACE interaction menu and vanilla ArmA action menu get in the way of each other - having to remember when to use which ruins the fun...
Or maybe you've become sworn enemy of the vanilla menu because that one time you scrolled to "eject" by accident...
So I set out to port some of the frequently used actions to ACE interaction menu, and here it is!!

Currently Implemented Features
Vehicle inventory (new)
Inventories of vehicles/dead units can be opened from interaction menu.
Change ammo type
Use self-interaction menu to change the type of magazine to load in your weapon. Also work on tanks.
Vehicle instruments toggles
When inside a vehicle, the interaction menu will allow you to toggle various vehicle components such as landing gear, collision lights, and manual fire.
Toggles for custom vehicle components (doors, foldable wings etc.) can be found in vehicle interaction > More.
Vehicle mounting/seat change
Get in vehicles using interaction menu!! Inspired by this.
You can select the seat to take (driver, gunner, etc.), or take the first empty seat by selecting "Get In".
Likewise, changing seat and dismounting can be done using self-interaction.
GPS and UAV terminal
Access UAV terminal, take control of drones, and stream their camera feed all from ACE interaction menu!

Public key
.bikey for dedicated servers can be found in the root folder of the mod, or my OFPEC tag page.

Of course there're still quite a few actions yet to be ported but my work will continue. Hope you find this mod useful!
This is my first Arma mod so suggestions (technical or feature request) are welcome!

Here's the GitHub link if you wanna see how this mod is made. Cheers and have fun!

To install ACE Interaction Menu Expansion you should use modfolders to keep it seperate from the official game content to prevent issues.
With Arma 3 you can use different ways to set up your modfolders to use custom content you have downloaded.
Please visit the Arma 3 Mod install instructions page for more information about using custom mods and addons in Arma 3.

Included files:

I've wanted to have this since day one, now we have it.
* Pick up dropped weapons, magazines, backpacks with interaction menu!!
* Other misc. items, such as bandages, will opens inventory UI instead
* Backpacks on the ground can be opened (instead of being picked up)
* Seat change now only shows one "gunner" seat. This fixes Tigr top turret showing two gunner seats
* Removed disassemble action from destroyed static weapons
* Open backpack actions are now hidden if backpack has no inventory (eg. UAV packs)
Practice marksmanship all you want, you can't out-snipe my Titan missile

A small update that should make a weapons team's job a little easier!
* Self-interaction menu now includes "assemble static weapon" action. Disassembly action also added.
Fire, ready, aim!

After multiple failed attempts at making inventory features, i present to you what i've managed to implement!
* Actions for opening inventory on vehicles and dead units
* Inventory action also added to backpacks. Action icon can be configured to diplay in 3D or as a sub-menu of main interaction
That's all for now

Happy father's day!
* Turn out/in actions are added to self-interaction
* Added "step down as leader" to group management
* Destroyed vehicles no-longer show "get in"
* Eject menu now works correctly when reversing vehicle
* Some actions will now be hidden if you have keybinds for them, this can be turned of in Configure Addons >> AIME General
Enjoy your weekend and don't forget your gifts!

* UAV menu now uses proper icon for the connected UAV
This time is for real...

* Artillery computer can now be accessed from interaction menu, go rain some steel!
* UAV menu now uses proper icon for the connected UAV
Hope everyone's having a great Tuesday!

Attention jet pilots! Flaps control has been added to interaction menu, now you can finally fly without the vanilla action menu slowing you down!
Additionally, vehicle self-interaction now includes a "More" sub-menu that lets you toggle more minor components of a vehicle, such as helicopter ramps, fold wings, and humvee windows (yes it works with RHS!)
* Flaps control
* Additional per-vehicle actions
* Manual fire menu now shows up in twin-seat planes such as the Xi'an VTOL
* "Cancel manual fire" used incorrect icon

Quick update! Public key for dedicated server has beed added and can be found in the mod root folder
Also fixed:
* Seat change and ammo change menus are now hidden if player is operating a UAV
Stay tuned for more and enjoy your day!

* A copy & paste typo causing UAV control menu to display driver position for static turrets
Sorry guys finger slipped... hope y'all have a good day

* GPS and UAV terminal have been added! ACE interaction menu now lets you:
open UAV terminals.. duh
take/release control of drones
stream UAV camera feed to your lef/right info panel
* Players can now change vehicle seat in multiplayer, regardless if they are the effectiveCommander or not.
* Improved landing gear animation phase "guessing" routine by ignoring negative animation phase values.
Enjoy your day!


- Advanced Combat Environment 3 (ACE 3)
- Community Base addons A3

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Tags: Addon,   Miscellaneous,   Mechanics,   Ace,   Menu,   Interaction,   Action