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==Syntax==
 
==Syntax==
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<syntaxhighlight lang="lua">bool setWaterLevel ( float level )</syntaxhighlight>
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===Required Arguments===
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*'''level:''' the new Z coordinate of the water surface. All water in the game world is set to this height.
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===Returns===
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Returns ''true'' if successful, ''false'' in case of failure.
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<syntaxhighlight lang="lua">bool setWaterLevel ( [float x, float y, float z,] float level )
 
<syntaxhighlight lang="lua">bool setWaterLevel ( [float x, float y, float z,] float level )
 
bool setWaterLevel ( [water theWater], float level )</syntaxhighlight>
 
bool setWaterLevel ( [water theWater], float level )</syntaxhighlight>
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===Returns===
 
===Returns===
 
Returns ''true'' if successful, ''false'' in case of failure (there is no water at the specified coordinates).
 
Returns ''true'' if successful, ''false'' in case of failure (there is no water at the specified coordinates).
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==Example==  
 
==Example==  

Revision as of 17:18, 8 May 2009

Sets the height of some or all the water in the game world.

Syntax

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Server
bool setWaterLevel ( float level )

Required Arguments

  • level: the new Z coordinate of the water surface. All water in the game world is set to this height.

Returns

Returns true if successful, false in case of failure.

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bool setWaterLevel ( [float x, float y, float z,] float level )
bool setWaterLevel ( [water theWater], float level )

Required Arguments

  • level: the new Z coordinate of the water surface. If x, y and z, or water, are specified, the area of water containing that point or corresponding to that water element is changed. Otherwise, all water in the game world is changed.

Optional Arguments

  • x: the X coordinate of the point indicating the water area to change.
  • y: the Y coordinate of the point indicating the water area to change.
  • z: the Z coordinate of the point indicating the water area to change. This parameter is reserved and is currently ignored, set it to 0.

or:

  • theWater: the water element to change.

Returns

Returns true if successful, false in case of failure (there is no water at the specified coordinates).

Example

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Client

This example code will slowly drain away all rivers and seas.

local level = 0

function drainSomeWater()
    level = level - 0.01
    setWaterLevel ( level )
end
setTimer ( drainSomeWater, 100, 15000 )
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This example code adds a command water which can be used to change the current water level.

addCommandHandler ( "water",
    function ( thePlayer, command, level )
        if level and tonumber ( level ) then -- if we have input something and if it is actually a number value
            setWaterLevel ( tonumber( level ) ) -- change the water level
            outputChatBox ( "Waterlevel is now: " .. level ) -- send a message to everyone to inform about the change
        end
    end
)

See Also