How do I find my coordinates in Arma 3?

How do I find my coordinates in Arma 3?

Open your GPS [Right Ctrl+M] or compass [2xK]. The direction matches the 360° system. North is marked as 000, East as 090 and so on. Coordinates are also visible on the map.

How do you find grid coordinates?

First, locate the grid square in which the point (for example, Point A, Figure 2) is located (the point should already be plotted on the map). The number of the vertical grid line on the left (west) side of the grid square is the first and second digits of the coordinates.

How do I use the map in Arma 3?


  1. Open it by pressing [M].
  2. Zoom the map in or out with [mouse-wheel up and down].
  3. Try hiding or showing map textures or centering on your position. Buttons are located on the top toolbar.
  4. Close the map by pressing [M] or [Esc].

Where do you find the grids in ARMA 2?

NOTE: On the Arma 2 map, the grids themselves are labelled at the midpoint of the horizontal and vertical axis of each grid, rather than the Easting and Northing lines themselves being labelled, meaning that grid referencing is slightly simpler, however in Arma 3 it is the lines themselves that are labelled.

How to calculate GUI coordinates in ARMA 3?

GUI_GRID #define Horizontal Vertical Notes GUI_GRID Left Bottom Example: Escape menu (RscDisplayInterrup GUI_GRID_CENTER Center Middle Example: RscDisplayTeamSwitch GUI_GRID_TOPCENTER Center Top GUI_GRID_BOTTOMCENTER Center Bottom Example: Revive UI

Which is the oldest Grid in ARMA 3?

1.00 The absolute grid refers to a 4:3 screen with UI size “Very Large”. It is the oldest of the three grids (absolute, safeZone and pixelGrid). Because of this it is never advisable to use it. Config example: safeZone values and their position on a triple screen setup. To keep the dialog on screen the safeZone values were introduced.

How do you Move controls in ARMA 3?

One of absolute, safeZone, GUI_GRID (or whatever you set as your variable name) or a controls group. Used to switch to this grid for this control. Using “ControlGroup: 1234” means relative to the control group as a child control. You can move controls around by holding left mouse button and moving your mouse.