llSensor question

DJ Mangus mangusd at bigfoot.com
Mon Mar 5 08:46:05 PST 2007


Yes, see the lsl wiki for examples, but if you did all the options in
separate sweeps and still didn't get the object returned then there is
probably something else wrong.


On 3/5/07, Paul Fishwick <fishwick at cise.ufl.edu> wrote:
>
> Is there a way to simply get any object named "Testing"
> regardless of whether it is scripted/non-scripted/physical/agent
> etc? I guess I am seeking something like ANYTHING as a type if
> such a thing were possible. Otherwise, one has to
> make separate sensing calls. But even then, with 4 separate
> llSensor calls (one per type), "Testing" was not found.
> -paul
>
> Eloise Pasteur wrote:
> > The SCRIPTED type works contrary to most people's expectations,
> > although I'm not sure why. If you include it, you only get returns
> > from objects containing scripts.
> >
> > Anyway PASSIVE will find an unscripted object, so llSensor("Testing",
> > "", PASSIVE, 96, PI); will work just fine.
> >
> > Eloise.
> >
> > On 5 Mar 2007, at 15:41, Paul Fishwick wrote:
> >
> >> In testing with llSensor for a specific object name, say an object
> >> called "Testing", I have found that none of the combinations of
> >> "type" (for example: ACTIVE | PASSIVE | SCRIPTED | AGENT)
> >> will locate this object unless it contains a script. The object
> "Testing"
> >> is just a rezzed prim that contains no scripts. Is there a way to
> locate
> >> it via sensing?
> >>
> >> In testing, I tried one llsensor call with all 4 types "or'd" as above,
> >> and I also tried just making 4 separate calls to llSensor, each with
> >> a different type. In neither case, was "Testing" found. As soon as I
> >> drop a script in it, it is found.
> >> -paul
> >>
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