How to fill chunks with flowing water

Discussion in 'Plugin Development' started by ixilon, Nov 17, 2020.

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    ixilon

    I'm using

    import org.bukkit.Material;
    import org.bukkit.generator.ChunkGenerator.ChunkData;

    ChunkData chunkData = ...
    chunkData.setBlock(x, y, z, Material.WATER);

    to fill chunks with water blocks. But these blocks of water do not begin to flow when they are surrounded by air.

    How to create flowing water?

    Thanks!
     
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    timtower Moderator Moderator

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    ixilon

    What function do I have to use to update the block?

    Do you mean the BlockState.update() function?

    I can't get BlockState from ChunkData, only Material, MaterialData and BlockData.

    Do I have to catch an event to update the block?
     
    Last edited: Nov 17, 2020
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    timtower Moderator Moderator

    @ixilon Why are you using ChunkData then?
     

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