GetPlayerCameraTargetActor

Tags: player

WARNING

This function was added in SA-MP 0.3.7 and will not work in earlier versions!

Description

Allows you to retrieve the ID of the actor the player is looking at (in any).

Name Description
playerid The ID of the player to get the target actor of.

Returns

The ID of the actor the player is looking at.

Examples

new bool:ActorHandsup[MAX_ACTORS];

public OnPlayerConnect(playerid)
{
    EnablePlayerCameraTarget(playerid, 1);
    return 1;
}

public OnPlayerUpdate(playerid)
{
    // Find out what actor (if any) the player is LOOKING at
    new playerTargetActor = GetPlayerCameraTargetActor(playerid);

    // If they ARE looking at ANY actor
    if(playerTargetActor != INVALID_ACTOR_ID)
    {
        // Store the player's weapon so we can check if they are armed
        new playerWeapon = GetPlayerWeapon(playerid);

        // Get the player's keys so we can check if they are aiming
        new keys, updown, leftright;
        GetPlayerKeys(playerid, keys, updown, leftright);

        // If the actor hasn't put its hands up yet, AND the player is ARMED
        if(!ActorHandsup[playerTargetActor] && playerWeapon >= 22 && playerWeapon <= 42 && keys & KEY_AIM)
        {
            // Apply 'hands up' animation
            ApplyActorAnimation(playerTargetActor, "SHOP", "SHP_HandsUp_Scr",4.1,0,0,0,1,0);

            // Set 'ActorHandsup' to true, so the animation won't keep being reapplied
            ActorHandsup[playerTargetActor] = true;
        }
    }
    return 1;
}

Notes

TIP

This function only tells you which actor (if any) the player is looking at. To find out if they are aiming at them, you need to use GetPlayerTargetActor.

WARNING

This function is disabled by default to save bandwidth. Use EnablePlayerCameraTarget to enable it for each player.

  • GetPlayerTargetActor: Gets id of an actor which is aimed by certain player.
  • GetPlayerCameraTargetPlayer: Get the ID of the player a player is looking at.
  • GetPlayerCameraTargetVehicle: Get the ID of the vehicle a player is looking at.
  • GetPlayerCameraTargetObject: Get the ID of the object a player is looking at.
  • GetPlayerCameraFrontVector: Get the player's camera front vector