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  1. FeetUpGaming

    In game GUI Help

    Hey, i'm just wondering the best way to do a button GUI in a game that uses a dynamic camera. I usually resort to putting all the button positions and mouse events in the step event then drawing them in the GUI event but i just feel theres alot of manual stuff involved and it's not very future...
  2. Ephemeral

    GML Universal Nineslice Script

    GM Version: GMS2 Target Platform: All Download: N/A Links: N/A Summary: This is a basic universal script utility for drawing a nineslice, which is a textured box that keeps the proportions of its edges when you scale it. Tutorial: I've done my best to make this script entirely self-contained...
  3. Ephemeral

    GML Getting Weird Behavior in a Widget

    I've been staring at this code for an hour and I need a fresh set of eyes. I made a color-picker widget for a thing. It looks like this, and it works by clicking on the number you want to change and dragging either left or right. It all works too, except for this one weird bug I can't figure...
  4. dynamic_zero

    Job Offer - Artist [PAID] Looking GUI design artist

    Hello, I am currently working on a new project that requires a bespoke and stylized interface. I would really love to work with someone that has a keen eye for design as-well as functionality. Please send a personalized message with examples of previous work to be via message. This is a paid...
  5. Karlabos

    GMS 2 Fast scrolling through over 1000 linesof code?

    So... In early GM versions you could drag the window you were working to the left and fast scroll by dragging the scroll bar. However in GMS2 the scroll bar is on the right side and if you are on an event, the interface won't let you drag the thing to the left, instead it will resize the event...
  6. A

    Need help for my Idle Space Station game

    Hello guys ! Here is my new project with GMS2 : A game similar to Ogame, but on Single player, maybe with BOT enemies later. But it's early stage. So I have a few rooms, each one managing something different (construction, research...) Constructions (or researches) need time. I want them to be...
  7. P

    GMS 2 Scaling the interface

    I'm trying to scale the interface like in the code of score, where text is scaled when window changes its resolution. I have a example code where this works but I can't make this in the health system where are sprites. Can you guys help? Here is the good code of the draw event from the score...
  8. F

     User event labels in the object editor

    Hello! This is a suggestion for how the object editor displays user events in the event list. User events have a bit of a non-descriptive name, and there can be a lot of em. GMS2 added a great bit of usability polish when the dev team added visible descriptions to those labels, which really...
  9. jobjorgos

    Legacy GM [SOLVED] easy way to make Draw GUI with clickable buttons

    I made the User interface above in draw GUI of obj_draw I made all the buttons working, by making for each of them an invisible object, with the same button size and position. It cost alot of effort because I have to do like 100 tests to see if every invisible is fitting right with the GUI...
  10. jobjorgos

    Legacy GM [SOLVED] user interface bugs when turning off full screen

    Helloa I designed a user interface for my game and it worked perfect when running in full screen mode, but now when I launch the game in switched screen, the interface is very strange like it is zoomed in. The size of all rooms in the game are 1024x768. i tested the game in both 1920x1080 as...
  11. N

    Question - IDE GMS 2 Interface and Resource Tree font size

    Hi everyone this is my first post. Its something simple and I hopes there is a solution. How do I Change the Size of the letters from the interface or at least from the resource tree? they are too small in my opinion and it's pretty bad to everyone's sight to be looking at things that are that...
  12. W

     An option to add events from "Open All Event Scripts" view

    I downloaded the GMS2 demo, and after about 30 mins of use I'm finding it quite intuitive. I'm REALLY glad that the "Open All Event Scripts" feature exists (when right-clicking on an object). What I was wondering was: could there be an option to add events directly from this view (something...
  13. Rackover

    GML Text cropping ?

    Hello, I'm trying to draw text in a way that it will be partially trimmed (top and bottom), gradually unveiling itself until readable : then after a certain amount of time, untrimming itself in a smooth animation. The problem is with text-cropping. I saw somewhere that you could scale text...
  14. V

    Graphics Xbox controller UI

    I started making some really, really basic sprites as UI elements for xbox controllers. I started it with an xbone controller buttons design, and it's not done yet, but I'll keep you guys updated. I'm also going to include a random project to show how it looks Download Xbone design - WIP |...
  15. N

    Newbie just starting(put this post where it needs to be)

    Hello everyone. I'm a newbie and just have started trying to use game maker recently. I completed a basic tutorial a couple days ago, but now I'm having a problem. I'll provide screenshots and detail my progress. This is a screen cap of a tutorial I used for trying to build the basis for a...
  16. M

    Need Help in Creating Multi Window Menu which can Spawn Objects

    Hello everyone im new to this forum and to game maker as well. I am doing a small project for my class in college and need some help. I want to create menus which can spawn blocks or objects just like in scratch or google blockly. I cant seem to find any tutorial related to this. If any fellow...
  17. W

    Problem addressing obj inside another obj

    Guys im making a cut-scene with 3 characters in it. I have a script that creates an obj_text with a text box and some animation. The problem now is that i want to fast forward the animation of only the textBox that is appearing on the screen. For that i´m doing another script that will receive...
  18. Naiko

     On how to improve GMS2 Workflow

    Im just playing around with the engine at this moment, and it looks as easy to pick up as GMS1. BUT, i feel like nitpicking, there are some details that i think could make this a more enjoyable experience: -If you have the room editor open, going from the room tab to any other workspace tab...
  19. R

    Legacy GM How do I customize the GM:Studio's Interface?

    Hi, I'm Rizal and I'm new on GM:Studio (just installed it today) :) I want to know how to customize the Interface because somehow it felt odd to me, not because of the interface color but the position. (If I could compared to other engine like Unity, we can freely customize the panel and make...
  20. Diogo

    Interface Buttons with zooming [SOLVED]

    Hello, there! I'm trying to create an interface with buttons, while allowing zooming in the room, but having the buttons stay on the same position on screen. The drawing part is easy, using the GUI function. The collision (for clicking), however, doesn't work, because the object stays in the...
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