text box

  1. ShadowLenz

    colission with the npc to open text box, but...

    I have a "obj_interact" with: - Create event: image_speed = 0; depth = -y; collision = true; And having as "children" the ---> obj_npc the npc has the: event_inherited (); on the create event And the: protagonist_object having (depth, collision variables on the step even so they are seated)...
  2. V

    GML Text Box (Help)

    Hello my consecrated, Can you explain to me if there is a way to change the language of Game Maker 8 to Portuguese? because I made a dialog but the words with accent (´ ~~ ^) did not appear. I made an object without sprite and put the action "Draw a text", but if I put the action "Set Font" or...
  3. K

    GMS 2 HappyTear Changing Textbox size

    The HappyTear Text Engine is great for what I'm trying to do. I'd like to create a visual novel styled text adventure. The problem I'm facing is understanding the documentation about how to create your own display. When I want to change the textbox width coordinate, it just moves in a weird way...
  4. L

    GMS 2 Character Animation and Dialog Broken

    Hello all, My character animation was fine, (Four-directional, animating frames properly, pulling from a sprite sheet via a DS Grid.) but when I implemented a working depth system, my Animation broke! The character is now stuck front facing and constantly looping through their animation. I'm...
  5. K

    Creating a dialogue system

    Hello! I'm very new to GameMaker (sorry for my bad code) and I've been struggling with creating a dialogue system in my game. This is my code. The counter part of it is from an online tutorial for making the text appear with a typewriter effect. CREATE: text="Here is some text to start."...
  6. S

    GML Dynamic dialoge system. Problems with making text effects

    First off, i'm new to the forum, and Gamemaker as well, and coding in this is a bit new to me, but i think i'm on the right path. I'm trying to create a dialoge system, i can easily call and put a text file into. When interacting with objects, or talking with people in the game i'm making...
  7. B

    Text Input Box for Adventure Games

    Hi just a quick question from a game maker newbie. I already checked the forums to find an answer to my question but couldn't find one so here it goes; I want to implement a textbox at the end of dialogues for my adventure game. The conversations are traditional with choice-answers the player...
  8. N

    GML Drawing text that scrolls at a certain point

    Hi beautiful people out there! I'm not really a programmer, more a storyteller by trade. But really been enjoying Game Maker Studio. However, I've been having a tough time drawing text that someone could scroll through. For example, creating something like the textboxes in games like...
  9. J

    GML How to make text input and output?

    I want to make a short system for when a player is talking to an npc, that the npc will say the players' name and gender. How do I make a box that the player can type in, and how do I program that into a speech box?
  10. B

    GMS 2 Resizing a sprite's talking animation

    Hey, I was just listening to this video I was just following her orders when my character's talking sprite is too big But I found out the smaller the blue dog's sprite is, the closer the textbox would connect to the textbox. But I can't make the square sprite box thing any smaller. Her...
  11. shostifrosty

    Legacy GM Animated sprite in the Text Box

    Hello everybody! I'm learning the basics of programming with GMS through some tutorials, and I found one pretty nice for making the dialogues in a RPG. The tutorial included adding the text box and the image of the character speaking (but without animation). The point is that I want the...
  12. GoRoy

    Asset - Project textboxy - simple textboxes (GMS2)

    GitHub | Download | Marketplace textboxy is a simple message system for GameMaker Studio 2. Using a queue made up of commands, you construct a message tree and then execute them in order. You can download an example project (the .zip file) or look at the example code. Features A global config...
  13. G

    Asset - Scripts Dialogue engine - Works with scripts

    With this dialogue engine you can easily add text boxes with dialogue to your games. You can also add options that affect the dialogue or change variables. It's easy to change the speed of the text and colors or the sprite shown in the text box. This differs from my previous asset Text Box...
  14. AndHeDrew

    [SOLVED] The first time a textbox is activated, the spacing is off.

    Hello! I've been scratching my head about this, and would be very grateful for help! I've been adding character textboxes to my game, and the first time I activate a textbox, the words are pushed farther down the box then they're supposed to be. (The X alignment is fine, it's the Y alignment...
  15. T

    GMS 2 Help with text effects on non-monospaced font

    I've been creating my first textbox system for a game. I based my first attempt off of this tutorial: http://michaelvandiest.com/advanced-dialogue-box/ . It worked pretty well, and was easy to add text effects to, like wavy or shaky text. I encountered a problem, though, when trying to use a...
  16. D

    String in script arguments?

    Hello, so I'm doing a suuuuuuper simple text box.Basically I have an invisible controller for the text system in the room, and any time I need it to show up, I just change the currenttext variable and it draws whatever text I tell it to. The only way I can really make it work is through scripts...
  17. L

    Asset - Extension VNgen - Next-gen Visual Novel and Sequenced Animation Engine

    About: Easily create dynamic visual novel content and sequenced animations with VNgen by XGASOFT. Powered by Quantum, VNgen uses a powerful scripting system within GameMaker Studio, breaking the limits of GML to deliver high-quality presentation both in the IDE and on target devices. A...
  18. G

    Asset - Scripts Text Box Maker PRO

    Text Box Maker PRO now avaible in Game Maker Marketplace! With Text Box Maker PRO you can easily add text boxes and dialogue to your game. Make them look professional with increasing text and different colours and fonts. And now you can add options/choices! Best of all, it's very flexible...
  19. W

    Dialogue textbox issue

    Been wrestling with this issue for a while, have a working dialogue system with text properly appearing, however the textbox sprite I have set up will not fully contain the text; upon reaching the width the text will stay within the confines (sides) of the box, however it will still spill out of...
  20. Tsa05

    GMS 2 draw_wrapped_colored_text() optimization (The mother of all textboxes)

    I've written a script to answer the following issues: How do I change color in the middle of text? How do I change fonts in the middle of text? How do I word wrap my text inside a box? How do I do typewriter text? How do I make my text look like <gameName>'s text? How do I center my...
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