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  1. Fixer90

    GMS 2 Em Dash in Strings (SOLVED)

    I want to include em dashes in my strings, and not have them return as the default "▯." For example: str = "The quick brown fox — who was very quick indeed — jumped over the lazy dog."; returns as "The quick brown fox ▯ who was very quick indeed ▯ jumped over the lazy dog." I already tried...
  2. FeetUpGaming

    Replace multiple characters in a string

    Hey having trouble figuring how to replace multiple sets of characters in a string at once. I have a file save and load system where the player picks the save file name but to do that i need to make sure they don't do anything silly like putting @,£,$,/,| etc in the file name so how would i go...
  3. Pfap

    How to find a sprite on large canvas?

    I have a character sprite and then I have separate items the character can equip. The character is on a 64X64 canvas. Lets say I have spr_hat, currently to draw the character with the hat on I just draw the spr_hat onto the spr_character. Which works well, but it also means that I am drawing the...
  4. E

    HTML5 Best practice for multiple fonts

    The font we are using now, fully supports Japanese, Latin, Cyrillic and Greek characters and it looks great. However when adding Chinese language, not all characters show up (some do because Japanese has some shared characters), because they aren't in the font. Is there a way to use a backup...
  5. E

    GMS 2 Replace "▯" with something else

    Hi all, Thanks for this amazing community. There is so much valuable info to find here. Anyway, I'm struggling with displaying text right now. We take names from another API and show them ingame, however when that name is in Arabic, Korean, Chinese or using some other characters that aren't in...
  6. Scythuz

    Portfolio - Art Scythuz's Pixel Shop

    Hi there everyone, I'm Scythuz! You might already know me for my music and sound design work, I'm now branching out into doing pixel art too. Hiring me means bringing vibrancy to your game, whether that means recreating an existing style or creating something completely new. I will be charging...
  7. Gasil

    Checking how many characters a string has?

    Hello, I am using the following snippet: if (time < text_length) { time += velocity; print = string_copy(text, 0, time); } To draw the letters of a string one by one on a text box. However, I'd like to give the option to make the text appear in a single frame by pressing the letter...
  8. G

    Asset - Scripts Carousel Characters Selection — Add Cool Menus To Your Game! [50% OFF]

    Carousel Characters Selection Primal category: Extension Price: $3.99 Modules: All DEMO: Carousel_Characters_Selection.exe Marketplace: Carousel Characters Selection Video Description Simple yet advanced "Carousel Characters Selection" menu for your game, it can be easily implemented in...
  9. Gillen82

    Legacy GM Drawing Special Characters

    How's it going guy? Probably a stupid question, but how can I use draw_text to draw special characters to the game window? I'm storing the time of day (hours & minutes) into variables, and then want to disply them on screen seperatedby a semicolon. I have tried both these methods...
  10. B

    Newb question: Special Characters / Symbols

    EDIT: I have now found the solution. I went to my font and added a new range, and added ASCII values. I have now solved the problem. I have not had any success in being able to draw text with special symbols. I have had luck using the chr() function for standard letters, but I am having issues...
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