GuiGetText

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

Syntax

string guiGetText ( element guiElement )

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Method: GuiElement:getText(...)
Variable: .text
Counterpart: guiSetText

Required Arguments

  • guiElement: element you wish to get text of.

Returns

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

Example

This example gets the text 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 )
-- Output the text of the label to chat box
outputChatBox ( "Text in the GUI label: " .. guiGetText ( dummyGUIElement ) )

See Also

GUI functions

Browsers

Buttons

Checkboxes

Comboboxes

Edit Fields

FROM VERSION 1.5.5 r12419 ONWARDS

Gridlists

Memos

FROM VERSION 1.5.5 r12419 ONWARDS

Progressbars

Radio Buttons

Scrollbars

Scrollpanes

Static Images

Tab Panels

Tabs

Text Labels

Windows