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hackermagus

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When I hit a marker I want to Display "GG" in the chat.

I have got a resource which is a garage system that will have a marker. I write this code:

Marker = createMarker(1702.7998046875, -1079.2001953125, 22.89999961853, "cylinder", 2, 0, 0, 255)
local myMarker = createMarker(1702.7998046875, -1079.2001953125, 22.89999961853, 'cylinder', 2.0, 0, 0, 255, 150)

function MarkerHit( Element, matchingDimension )
    triggerClientEvent ( "onMarkerHit", getRootElement())
    outputChatBox("GG")
end
addEventHandler( "onMarkerHit", Marker, MarkerHit )

And when I go to the marker I created, nothing happened. But when I go to the garage system marker, that works. And the marker position in this code is not the same as the garage system marker.

Please help!!

Edited by hackermagus
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You should always try to pin point the problem by adding output messages everywhere. Or prints, but anyway, try putting a output right after the createmarker so you know that was successfully made, then another message right before TriggerClientEvent… Wait, I don't even think you need the TriggerClientEvent line, that would keep looping forever...

Try commenting out that line and see if it works

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Marker = createMarker(1702.7998046875, -1079.2001953125, 22.89999961853, "cylinder", 2, 0, 0, 255) -- Global variable for a marker (Probably should be local)
local myMarker = createMarker(1702.7998046875, -1079.2001953125, 22.89999961853, 'cylinder', 2.0, 0, 0, 255, 150) -- Locl variable for a marker

function MarkerHit( Element, matchingDimension )-- The function, notice the arugments as it will be useful (Element is whatever hits the marker, a player)
    -- triggerClientEvent ( "onMarkerHit", getRootElement())-- This will call MarkerHit, but we already triggered MarkerHit, so this is an infinite loop
    outputChatBox("GG",Element)-- This is our goal... By adding the Element argument, sends the message ONLY to the player that hit the marker
end -- Ends the function, easy enough

addEventHandler( "onMarkerHit", getRootElement(), MarkerHit )-- Defines that MTA-SA's onMarkerHit will be the function MarkerHit, had to change this too...

It will take some time, but you must learn in general how coding/scripting is done, try to understand what every line is doing. Use the MTA-SA Wiki for Events, Functions and such. Lua is the language MTA SA uses, will need to learn how the language operates too.  Remember, baby steps :)

Edited by ReZurrecti0n
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