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Post by enric » Fri Aug 15, 2014 7:06 am

In the list of my weaknesses and shortages is to try to understand, and BA allow me to practice.
For example:

There is a function in BA that return the original men in a unit (if I understand well):

But there is also another that do the exactly the same, and both need the same parameter: the unit id.
GetBaseAttrib (id, "manCount")

is there a purpose, or any other thing I'm missing?

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Re: manCount

Post by pipfromslitherine » Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:38 pm

One is simply a shortcut for the other. That said, it is possible in the code (though not sure if it ever happens) to create a unit with a number of men different to the squads definition, so using GetUnitMen will always be correct, where the attrib version could in theory be wrong :)


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