object_get_parent

Returns the parent of the specified object.

Syntax:

object_get_parent(obj);


Argument Description
obj The index of the object to check


Returns: Real


Description

This function will get you the object_index of any parent that has been assigned to the specified object, or else return -100 to show that the object has no parent assigned to it, or -1 if the object being checked does not exist. For more information on parents see the section on the Object Editor.


Example:

par = object_get_parent(object_index);

The above code will get the parent of the object index for the instance running the code and store the return value in the variable "par".


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