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  1. Dilawlaw

    GMS 2.3+ Need help scaling a project to a different size

    Hi guys, I am working on this low res pixel art game for a while and I have +100 rooms (levels). Right now I wanna go to a higher res, say my old sprites are 16x16 and I will replace all of them to 32x32 for example, so the sizes of my rooms will automatically double, and the positions of the...
  2. zendraw

     SUGGESTION Game Maker 2

    i suggest there be an option where you highlight some code and compare it with another code and it highlights the diffrences betwean the 2. so after that you can set the diffrences to variables and delete one of the codes. this is not only effective but it will help teach newbs about using...
  3. L

    Question - IDE How To Connect Multiple Objects in the Editor?

    I'm wondering if there is a way to show connections between multiple objects in the editor. For example, say I have a Switch and a Door that are "connected" through an instance variable. In a level I may have a Switch 1 that opens multiple Doors that share the same instance variable. Then I...
  4. Osoy

    Question - IDE Code Formatting

    Hi, I have searched through keybindings looking for a key combination that would auto format code similar to CTRL+K + CTRL+D in Visual Studio. Is there such an option and if not is it on the road map for a future enhancement? Thanks.
  5. Rusty

    GMS 2.3+ Particles Don't Work

    So I took the plunge recently because I heard the new runner in Studio 2.0 compiles much faster (it does, incredibly fast, thank you YoYo) and have exported a large project in Studio 2 from Studio 1.4. Now I've found my particle effects don't work, the objects and everything are in the room and...
  6. TheRudolfGaming

    SOLVED Auto-fill showing duplicate suggestions of variables/functions.

    Heya! As the title implies, after updating to 2.3.1 today and starting to modify my code, I noticed that my auto-fill suggestions were getting shown multiple times I can assume this could be a bug/glitch of the new update/conversion to the new version, cause this behavior was not documented...
  7. S

    Question - IDE Hi. I am kind of freaking out here!

    I have just bought the game maker studio 2 mobile licence And it is not showing on my account. It says I have to log out of the game maker IDE but I don’t know how to do that. It says I can log out from the File Menu? Where is that? Please help me! I don’t know how to log out of the IDE and...
  8. MartinK12

    Question - IDE In Image Editor why can't I replace color with another transparent color? Or is there a special way of doing it?

    I use color replace tool and normal color replacing (full alpha) is ok but I can't do the same with transparent colors? I click on color, lower it's alpha to desired value, even add it to last used colors and it's replacing to desired color but with full alpha :( Or how can change one color to...
  9. C

    Mac OSX 2.3 Update Causes Very High CPU Usage

    Since updating to 2.3, I have noticed extremely high CPU usage for both the IDE and the YoYo Runner. I have tested using empty projects, and have found that the IDE sits at over 40% CPU when the laptop is unplugged (according to Activity Monitor), and when plugging in a power cable, the number...
  10. Fluury

    SOLVED How to return to older IDEs?

    Heya, I am using Steam, and - optimistic as I was - downloaded the new 2.3 Update. Unfortunately the update broke an essential function I needed (Bug had been reported a week ago or so, so I was hoping they might've fixed it already, unfortunately not) - so I kinda have to roll back to 2.2.x...
  11. D

    SOLVED #region code folding

    Hey, I wonder if there is an option for the IDE to toggle remember/forget which #regions are folded and which ones are not, when closing and opening your project? Thanks in advance.
  12. Alec20

    Question - IDE Localized game name [Solved]

    How do I localize the name of my game? (is for Android in my case) ie: someone from Japan install my game, the gameplay is completely translated but the app name remains in english Where do I put translated display names? is it even possible to do in gms2?
  13. descrubb

    GMS 2 IDE - use object variable definitions to "link" editor object instances together?

    So, I decided I wanted to be able to create a sort of "map" that isn't a straight grid. One location might link to tens of other locations. I couldn't think of a way to accomplish this except for creating singular points and then manually linking them together. I have an object keeping track of...
  14. S

    Steam Bug, mouse will stop working when leaving and entering GMS2 until i right-click somewhere

    Also. for some reason when i do right click and return to GMS2, it will write out "r f" where ever my cursor is situated. I have no idea, and this sounds so bizzare, so i tried recording it. This only started happening recently. But i haven't gone into any beta modes. And i've tried...
  15. Daniel Mallett

    Question - IDE Snippets file

    I have just discovered that you can add your own code snippets in which is great. I have quite a few I would like to add. My question is how do I get it to separate out into sub-sections so I don't have a monstrously long list I can't even see to the bottom of. Thanks in advance.
  16. MartinK12

    Question - IDE Is there option to color differentiate brackets in code or some add on that does it like MS Excel has?

    I’m looking for a way to color differentiate brackets like MS Excel does it bcs very often I got confuse with them ;) And yes I have matching brackets highlighting ON but looks like it's not enough for me ;)
  17. Carloskhard

    Small Question: What means the red outline in objects in the room editor?

    So I've noticed when using the room editor that if I double click an object a red outline appears around it, and after that doesn't matter if I click outside our change tabs, the outline will continue until I close the room editor and open it again. I know it appears with a double click in as...
  18. A

    SOLVED Farming RPG Tutorial - Cannot find "Import Strip Image"

    Hi, As a new french GameMaker user (so excuse my mistakes), I'm trying the software with the free trial and will most likely buy the creator licence. In the Farming RPG Tutorial, I have to "Import Strip Image" but i can't find it in the current IDE (2.2.5.481). I searched on the forum but I...
  19. Nabil Kabour

    Question - IDE Error when trying to run game

    I get the following error when trying to run my game: Permission Error : Unable to obtain permission to execute IDE version: 2.2.5.481 Runtime: 2.2.1.291 The game runs when using the most up to date runtime. The reason I'm trying to run with an older runtime is because I have glitches with...
  20. EvanSki

    Question - IDE GMS2 and different languages

    I was wondering if GMS2 has the ability to use different languages, obviously GML but looking at the preferences menu I find it odd that the gml syntax highlighting and all those fun options are under text editors > code editor and then I started thinking about how theres a plugins tab with only...
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