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PrecacheParticleSystem( string particleSystemName )


Precaches the particle with the specified name.


1 string particleSystemName
The name of the particle system.


Example usage of the function. Precaches "ExplosionCore_wall" particle from "particles/explosion.pcf", a Team Fortress 2 particle file.

You can find a list of particles inside a .pcf file using the Particle Editor Tool

game.AddParticles( "particles/explosion.pcf" ) PrecacheParticleSystem( "ExplosionCore_wall" ) if ( SERVER ) then -- A test console command to see if the particle works, spawns the particle where the player is looking at. concommand.Add( "particleitup", function( ply, cmd, args ) ParticleEffect( "ExplosionCore_wall", ply:GetEyeTrace().HitPos, Angle( 0, 0, 0 ) ) end ) end

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