DCS func getName

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Envrioment: Mission Scripting
Function: getName Added with: 1.2.0
Member Of: Object, Group
Syntax: string Object.getName(Class Self )
Description: Returns a string of the name of the object as defined by the mission editor or dynamic spawning functions.

Function also works with Unit, Static Object, Airbase

When run as Object.getName(obj) the value can be different than if run via Unit.getName(obj) or obj:getName(). It appears to be returning the runtime Id.

Return Value: string
Return Example: 'bob', "Unit #001"
Related Functions: Object Functions: isExist, destroy, getCategory, getTypeName, getDesc, hasAttribute, getName, getPoint, getPosition, getVelocity, inAir

Group Functions: isExist, activate, destroy, getCategory, getCoalition, getName, getID, getUnit, getUnits, getSize, getInitialSize, getController, enableEmission