GuiGetFont

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This function is used to get the current font that is used to draw text in GUI elements.

Syntax

string, element guiGetFont ( element guiElement )

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Method: GuiElement:getFont(...)
Variable: .font
Counterpart: guiSetFont

Required Arguments

  • guiElement: element you wish to get the font of.

Returns

  • string A string containing the name of the element's current font, or false if the gui element passed to the function is invalid.
  • element The custom GUI font that is used, or nil otherwise

Example

This example sets and gets the font of a pre-made gui element and outputs it to chat box.

-- We create a dummy gui label to get text of
local dummyGUIElement = guiCreateLabel ( 0.45, 0.48, 0.10, 0.04, "Hello world", true )
guiSetFont ( dummyGUIElement, "sa-gothic" )
-- Output the font of the label to chat box
outputChatBox ( "Font used in the GUI label: " .. guiGetFont ( dummyGuiElement ) )

See Also

General functions

FROM VERSION 1.5.6 r16361 ONWARDS

Browsers

Buttons

Checkboxes

Comboboxes

Edit Boxes

Gridlists

FROM VERSION 1.5.6 r16204 ONWARDS

Memos

Progressbars

Radio Buttons

Scrollbars

Scrollpanes

Static Images

Tab Panels

Tabs

Text Labels

Windows

Input

GUI