DgsGetText

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This function is used to get the text of DGS elements like edit boxes, labels, buttons etc.

Syntax

string dgsGetText ( element guiElement )

Required Arguments

  • guiElement: element you wish to get text of.

Returns

Returns a string containing the requested element's text, or false if the dgs element passed to the function is invalid.

Example

This example gets the text of a pre-made dgs element and outputs it to chat box.

DGS = exports.dgs
-- We create a dummy dgs label to get text of
local dummyGUIElement = DGS:dgsCreateLabel ( 0.45, 0.48, 0.10, 0.04, "Hello world", true )
-- Output the text of the label to chat box
outputChatBox ( "Text in the DGS label: " .. DGS:dgsGetText ( dummyGUIElement ) )

See Also

Multi Language Supports

Animation

3D Interface

3D Text

Arrow List

Browser

Button

Check Box

Combo Box

Custom Renderer

Edit

Ellipse Detect Area

Detect Area

Grid List

Image

Memo

Label

Progress Bar

Radio Button

Scroll Bar

Scroll Pane

Switch Button

Tab Panel

Window

Plugin

Media Browser

Rounded Rectangle

Color Picker

Blur Box

Effect 3D

Nine Slice

Object Preview