1. Michael Stearns

    GML Solved - String Width but ignoring line breaks

    Hello! I've got a text box that gradually fills with text, typewriter-style. I wanted to draw a little "cursor" at the end of the string being displayed, but I seem to be having some trouble. The problem is that string_width (and string_width_ext) does not seem to actually return the line...
  2. Edwin

    GML Having problems with string colour tags using string_copy()

    Hello, I found a script that checks the text if there are and tags and changes the colour of string inside them. So I having a trouble using string_copy for making typewriting effect. How can I make a script see the full text to change the colour of centain words? Any ideas?
  3. Edwin

    GML Help with typewriter effect bug, please!

    Hey, people. I have a simple typewriter effect for my text but it's lagging after the line break. How I can fix it? Code: /// Create Event message = "Hello, World! This is my typewriter effect test!"; count = 0; // Step Event if (count < string_length(message)) { count ++; } // Draw Event...
  4. M

    need help making a virtual keyboard

    Hello, I am working on making a quiz-like game where the playing can input the answers in text. The problem I am having is when the answer needs to be typed in Hebrew. Hebrew goes from right to left instead of left to right. Is there anyway to string text from right to left? Thanks!
  5. A

    GML Typewriter style text not drawing correctly via Timeline

    All that follows is executed via a timeline So I have a cutscene type thing, that flips between two rooms, seven times (then flips to new room the eighth time). On the 1, 3, 5, 7th time, I want text to write (in typewriter style). Now I've mostly achieved this but the text only writes on 1...
  6. A

    GML [SOLVED]Typewriter effect dialog not working on first line of text (array)

    Hi there, I am currently trying to implement dialogue with a typewriter effect (letters appearing one by one), which is working so far except on the first text line. From line 2 and beyond, the typewriter effect works perfectly but for some reason the first line's letter appear all at once...
  7. matharoo

    Simple & Quick Text Dialogue System

    GM Version: Studio 1.4 Target Platform: ALL Download: Demonstration example Links: Original post Summary This article will guide you through the steps required to create a simple & quick text dialogue system in Game Maker: Studio. In the end, desired text will show up when the player reaches...
  8. L

    Animation Text Reveal - Advanced Typewriter

    GM Version: Studio v1.4.1750 Target Platform: ALL Download:N/A Links: N/A Summary: Animates a draw_text_ext with a typewriter, alpha and color transition effect for individual chars. This causes an effect similar to what you see in this video: Tutorial: To implement this into your...