canSeeToken

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canSeeToken() Function

Introduced in version 1.3b77
Returns a json array of the points visible on the target token from the source token as an enumerated list. Default source is Current Token. The enumerated list will contain zero to five of the following values:
  • TOP_RIGHT
  • BOTTOM_RIGHT
  • TOP_LEFT
  • BOTTOM_LEFT
  • CENTER
When a token is not visible, an empty json array is returned: '[]'

Usage

canSeeToken(target)
canSeeToken(target, source)
canSeeToken(target, source, mapname)

Parameters

  • target - Either the token ID or name of the target token.
  • source - Either the token ID or name of the source, i.e. viewing token.
  • mapname - The name of the map to find the two tokens. Defaults to the current map.

Example

<!-- Dragon token partially hidden by VBL from current token. -->
[r: canSeeToken("Dragon")]
<!-- Troll token completely hidden from Elf token. -->
[r: canSeeToken("Troll","Elf")]
<!-- Troll token visible to Hero token. -->
[r: canSeeToken("Troll","Token")]

Returns:

["TOP_LEFT", "TOP_RIGHT", "CENTER"]
[]
["TOP_LEFT", "BOTTOM_LEFT", "TOP_RIGHT", "BOTTOM_RIGHT", "CENTER"]

See Also

Version Changes

  • 1.5.4 - Added mapname parameter option.