sim_send_message

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Sends a message to all visitors of the sim.

smartbotsAPI("sim_send_message", ["message", "Hello sim!"]); // See "LSL Helper Functions" page for this function

Variables

The following table shows input values (you send them with the API call) and returned output values.

Variable Required Description.
Input basic parameters:
action yes = sim_send_message
apikey yes Your personal developer's API key.
botname yes Your bot's SL login.
secret yes Bot access code of your bot.
dataType no Set to "json" to get JSON reply instead of URL-encoded string
custom no The custom data (string) to be passed back to caller script. This value will be returned back to the caller in HTTP response.
Input:
message yes The message to send
Output:
result OK - command completed successfully
FAIL - command failed
resulttext Detailed reason for the failure.
custom The value from input "custom" parameter. See above.

Comments

The message is being delivered to all visitors of the sim. It is visible as a separate window in viewer.

Also:

  • You have to teleport to the region first.
  • To execute this function your bot needs to be an Estate Manager.
  • You don't need a "Sim Governor" add-on to use this function.

Examples

Teleport to DuoLife region and welcome everyone there:

// You need to adjust the vars below:
string sbApiKey = "...";
string sbBotName = "...";
string sbBotAccessCode = "...";

string myHome = "DuoLife/128/128/20";

// First, teleport to the desired region
string params = llDumpList2String([
  "action="  + "teleport",
  "location=" + llEscapeURL(myHome),
  "apikey="  + llEscapeURL(sbApiKey),
  "botname=" + llEscapeURL(sbBotName),
  "secret="  + llEscapeURL(sbBotAccessCode)
  ], "&");
 
llHTTPRequest("https://api.mysmartbots.com/api/bot.html",
  [HTTP_METHOD,"POST"], params);

// Then restart it:
params = llDumpList2String([
  "action="  + "sim_send_message",
  "message=" + llEscapeURL("Welcome to DuoLife!")
  ], "&");
 
llHTTPRequest("https://api.mysmartbots.com/api/bot.html",
  [HTTP_METHOD,"POST"], params);


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