The GetInstanceAttribute Node

This Node can be used to retrieve a single simobject attribute for the current instance of the effect in the world. The returned attribute value will generally then be used in reference to a SimVar.



Node Output

This node has the following output:


  • InstanceAttributeType
    The attribute type is set from the Inspector window:
    The GetInstanceAttribute Options in The Inspector Window
    The following attribute types are available:


    String Type Description
    ContactPoint Integer Returns the integer value that defines the contact point index for the current instance of the VFX. This is the value set using the <FX_CONTACT_POINT_ID> setting in the aircraft model behaviours <component>. See here for more information: Using Visual Effects.
    Age Float Returns a floating point value representing the time that has passed since the emitter that emitted the particle was created.