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public function Invoke(methodName: string, time: float): void;
public void Invoke(string methodName, float time);
public def Invoke(methodName as string, time as float) as void

Description

Invokes the method methodName in time seconds.

	// Launches a projectile in 2 seconds

var projectile : Rigidbody;

Invoke("LaunchProjectile", 2);

function LaunchProjectile () { var instance : Rigidbody = Instantiate(projectile); instance.velocity = Random.insideUnitSphere * 5; }
using UnityEngine;
using System.Collections;

public class ExampleClass : MonoBehaviour {
    public Rigidbody projectile;
    void LaunchProjectile() {
        Rigidbody instance = Instantiate(projectile);
        instance.velocity = Random.insideUnitSphere * 5;
    }
    void Example() {
        Invoke("LaunchProjectile", 2);
    }
}
import UnityEngine
import System.Collections

public class ExampleClass(MonoBehaviour):

	public projectile as Rigidbody

	def LaunchProjectile() as void:
		instance as Rigidbody = Instantiate(projectile)
		instance.velocity = (Random.insideUnitSphere * 5)

	def Example() as void:
		Invoke('LaunchProjectile', 2)