# GetPlayerDistanceFromPoint

### From SA-MP Wiki

**Description:**

Calculate the distance between a player and a map coordinate.

**Parameters:**

(playerid, Float:X, Float:Y, Float:Z)

playerid | The ID of the player to calculate the distance from. |

Float:X | The X map coordinate. |

Float:Y | The Y map coordinate. |

Float:Z | The Z map coordinate. |

**Return Values:**

The distance between the player and the point as a

**float**.

**Example Usage:**

/* when the player types '/vend' into the chat box, they'll see this.*/ public OnPlayerCommandText(playerid, cmdtext[]) { if(strcmp(cmdtext, "/vend", true) == 0) { new Float: fDistance = GetPlayerDistanceFromPoint(playerid, 237.9, 115.6, 1010.2), szMessage[44]; format(szMessage, sizeof(szMessage), "You're %0.2f meters away from the vending machine.", fDistance); SendClientMessage(playerid, 0xA9C4E4FF, szMessage); return 1; } return 0; }

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### **Related Functions**

The following functions may be helpful as they relate to this function in one way or another.

- IsPlayerInRangeOfPoint: Check whether a player is in range of a point.

- GetVehicleDistanceFromPoint: Get the distance between a vehicle and a point.

- GetPlayerPos: Get a player's position.