MIST group alive

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Added with: Mist 3.5
Sets a flag true if the specified group is alive.
nothing mist.flagFunc.group_alive(table vars )
Valid Input Values:

vars tables have the following recognized fields( required entries in blue, optional in green):

 vars = 
 groupName = string groupName, 
 flag = number/string flag,
 stopFlag = number/string stopFlag, 
 interval = number interval, 
 toggle = boolean toggle,

groupName is the name of the group to check

flag is the flag that will be set true if the conditions are true

stopFlag is an optional variable that allows you to specify a flag number that, if set true, will stop the process.

interval is an optional variable that allows you to specify how often (in seconds) the function is checked. If not specified, interval defaults to 1 </ins>

toggle is an optional variable that if present will switch the flag value to false when the required conditions are not met. If not specified toggle defaults to false.

Return value:
Return example:
Usage Examples:
 mist.flagFunc.group_alive {
   units = 'myGroup,
   flag = 100,
   toggle = true,

Mission Editor Trigger: Switched Condition> Flag 100 is True> Message to All (Dynamically Spawned group is alive)

The mission editor triggers does not "see" dynamically spawned groups, while the simulator scripting engine does. The purpose of this function is to create a mission editor like condition that works with dynamically spawned AI.
Related Functions
mapobjs_dead_polygon, Mapobjs_dead_zones, units_in_zones, units_in_moving_zones, units_in_polygon, units_LOS, group_alive, group_dead, group_alive_more_than, group_alive_less_than

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