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

Custom Cursor Functions

Multi Language Supports

Animation

3D Interface

3D Line

3D Image

3D Text

Browser

Button

Check Box

Combo Box

Custom Renderer

Edit

Detect Area

Drag'N Drop

Grid List

Image

Memo

Label

Line

Progress Bar

Radio Button

Scale Pane

Scroll Bar

Scroll Pane

Selector

Style

Switch Button

Tab Panel

Window

Plugin

Blur Box

Color Picker

Canvas

Circle

Effect 3D

Media Browser

Mask

Nine Slice

Object Preview Supports

Paste Handler

QRCode

Remote Image

Rounded Rectangle