DgsEditSetMaxLength

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This function sets the maximum text length that can be typed into an edit box.

Syntax

bool dgsEditSetMaxLength ( element theElement, int length )

Required Arguments

  • theElement: The dgs-dxedit to be changed.
  • length: An integer indicating the maximum number of characters that can be typed into the box.

Returns

Returns true if the max length was set successfully, false otherwise.

Example

This example creates an edit box with a limit on text length, alongside an "Output!" button. When the button is clicked, it will output the message in the edit box into the Chat Box.

DGS = exports.dgs
-- create our button
button = DGS:dgsCreateButton( 0.7, 0.1, 0.2, 0.1, "Output!", true )
-- create an edit box and define it as "editBox".
editBox = DGS:dgsCreateEdit( 0.3, 0.1, 0.4, 0.1, "Type your message here!", true )
-- set a maximum text length of 128 characters
DGS:dgsEditSetMaxLength ( editBox, 128 )

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