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Retrieves the location and name of a player in the battleground that is not in the same party or raid as you.

posX, posY, name = GetBattlefieldPosition(index)

Parameters Edit

Arguments Edit

index 
Index of the player to retrieve information for

Returns Edit

posX 
X value of the player's position (Range from 0 to 1, relative to WorldMapDetailFrame)
posY 
Y value of the player's position (Range from 0 to 1, relative to WorldMapDetailFrame)
name 
Name of the player

Example Edit

How to get the location of a player in the same party or raid group.

if( GetNumRaidMembers() > 0 ) then
	for i=1, MAX_RAID_MEMBERS do
		local posX, posY = GetPlayerMapPosition( "raid" .. i );
		if( posX ~= 0 and posY ~= nil ) then
			local playerName = UnitName( "raid" .. i );
		end
	end
else
	for i=1, MAX_PARTY_MEMBERS do
		local posX, posY = GetPlayerMapPosition( "party" .. i );
		if( posX ~= 0 and posY ~= 0 ) then
			local playerName = UnitName( "party" .. i );
		end
	end
end




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