MIST getPathLength

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Added with: Mist 4.5
Returns the distance of a given table of paths. If the optional cutoff distance is passed the function will immediately return with the index nearest to where that distance is reached.

By default distance is calculated by "2d" distance, if the optional variable for topo is passed then 3d distance will be accounted for.

number mist.getPathLength(table path , number cutoff ,boolean topo )
Valid Input Values:
{[1] = {x = 2300, y = 234526}, [2] = {x = 2300, y = -2352},[3] = {x = 35235, y = -564156},[4] = {x = 54, y = 48456456}, }
Return value:
Return example:
Usage Examples:
The following example uses land.finPathOnroads to get a path that a ground AI group could take between two points.
           local rPath = land.findPathOnRoads('roads', spawnPoint.x, spawnPoint.y, roadEnd.x, roadEnd.y)
           local length = mist.getPathLength(rPath)
Related Functions
makeUnitTable, getRandPointInCircle, getRandomPointInZone, isTerrainValid, terrainHeightDiff, getUnitsInZones, getUnitsInMovingZones, pointInPolygon, getUnitsInPolygon, getDeadMapObjsInZones, getDeadMapObjsInPolygonZone, getUnitsLOS, random, randomizeNumTable, stringMatch, getAvgPoint, getQFE, getPathLength, getPathInSegments, getPointAtDistanceOnPath, projectPoint

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