Graphical User Interface. A term used to describe the tools available to the player to interact with the game.

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What in-game user interfaces are available? [closed]

I'm wondering what options are available for in-game interface libraries (not OS-level interfaces) and what are your opinions about them? Please put only one library per answer and follow this ...
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How to implement own UI widget in libGDX?

I want to implement my own widget, here is an image: what I want to get. Instead of numbers there will be some names, but I think it doesn't matter. I'm pretty new in libGDX, so could you please ...
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Making a Fall Trigger Game Over

I have been struggling with this fairly basic issue: To make a game over menu appear upon death. I am making a 3D game in Unity, where you, the player, must control a sphere with the basic controls: ...
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How do I create a simple clickable button?

I've tried to attach this function to the play button. public void Play () { Application.LoadLevel("Scene1"); } I've created an empty Game Object and attached my script to it. But when I go to ...
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Apply Pixel Perfect by script in Unity?

How can I apply Pixel Perfect by script in Unity? All I could find on the web is this which does help at all..
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Creating a Slide-Up Menu

How can I create a menu that slides up while "un-fading" as illustrated in this video? As you can see in the video, the menu also falls down a bit in the end which gives it a realistic feel. I ...
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LibGDX: Scrollpane won't scroll to bottom after adding children to contained table

To my game I want to add a gui element that displays text and textButtons whenever something is happening or it wants you to make a decission (an answer while talking to a person for example). To keep ...
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How to make nifty gui textfield to use a larger font

Hi I have a text field on my screen but its tiny: <panel height="13%" width="100%" childLayout="vertical"> <text id="label1" height="50%" font="Interface/Fonts/MinionPro.fnt" color="#...
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Why are parts of this Unity scrollrect not being bound to the mask?

I'm setting up a system for people to load up extra levels. Since I don't know how many levels are going to be loaded I have a UI prefab that gets added to the main Level Load UI. However, the Text ...
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Libgdx actor bounds are wrong

The Actor's boundaries are not centered at the ButtonText but I used the setBounds() method. The higher the Y position is, the less centered is the boundary. The weird thing is that i only created and ...
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Chromium Embedded Framework and Unity3D?

I have recently heard about the Chromium Embedded Framework and was over-joyed as I want to use html as my GUI source. I did find a C# version but it seems to be for Windows Forms. I'm not too ...
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How to create gui image with script

So I've been fiddling around with the new UI system recently -- and one problem I have is adding images of my sprites to the ui. I know I can create a prefab of an image gameobject with the sprite ...
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Swing GUI for games (performance) [closed]

I'm developing a game in Slick2D and I'm trying to make GUI. I've already tried TWL library, but it seems to me a bit complicated and it doesn't cover what I need. In my own implementation of GUI I'...
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How would I load a new scene when a score that is stored in a string is reached?

This is a code that I am working on for a space shooter. Part of it works and my score does increase by 7 every second while being loaded into a GUI box, but my script does not load my scene when the ...
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Limit buttontext to one line in Unity?

I have many buttons in my game. There are different texts on them every time. But some texts are too long and get split up into two different lines. Is there any way I can fix this without resizing ...
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In My Direct2D Gui System, Is It Safe To Use A Bitmap Render Target Per Gui Element?

I am trying to implement a relatively simple GUI system for use in a few simple games. In this system, all Gui elements extend BaseControl. BaseControl has an update and draw method, as well as ...
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How to create a toggle button with slate in unreal engine?

How can I create a toggle button with slate? By toggle button I mean a normal button which remains pressed after one click and returns normal after a second click (the style is toggled). It seems ...
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Change gui in java game

im making a 2D Server/Client game, i have very little to no problems with the server but now i wanna work at the client. I think about using a JFrame and all the other gui classes/methods. My question ...
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How do I know what button was clicked? (Unity)

I have a prefabbed button (UI.Button) which I'm instantiating ten times: public void LayoutButtons() { GameObject newCanvas = Instantiate (canvas) as GameObject; for (int i = 0; i < 10; ...
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Unity Canvas blocking objects in Editor

I think I am missing something really basic here..., I'm creating a 2D game in unity, and the UI Canvas (with the setting "Screen Space - Overlay") is blocking exactly a quarter of my workspace. I can ...
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What determines the hit detection ordering for graphic elements in Unity (2d game)?

I have a bunch of overlapping buttons spread across several UI Canvases. The default mouse behaviour only registers hover/click events with one of the overlapping buttons, which is ideal for my ...
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How to correctly set window size in Libgdx scene2d.ui dialog

In my libGDX application I am using the scene2d.ui classes to render my game's GUI. One of the things I render via these classes is a dialog window with a background image set. I have created the ...
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My GUI stopped working?

Okay I bought this asset online so I would like not to show the whole script. The problem is this asset stopped working when I updated from unity 5.0 to 5.1.2. The script is for a controller GUI ...
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How to resize a button without resizing its text

I think it is done with the Anchors of the Rect Transform. I have tried all the possible combinations of the following default anchors: Unfortunately, when I resize the button in the Scene, the ...
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Creating a GUI Countdown Timer Unity5

This was originally posted as a follow-up comment to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/30714357/guitext-in-unity-5-need-an-alternative , but I'm asking it here as a dedicated question as per the ...
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Unity 5 Dynamic Button Creation with Event Parameters

According to the documentation, you cannot instantiate buttons except via prefab instantiate. http://docs.unity3d.com/Manual/HOWTO-UICreateFromScripting.html You might wonder why we don’t have a ...
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Tech Tree layouts for games?

I'm trying to do a tech tree GUI for my game, but i have limited width and the tree has alot of branches, the problem is if I make them small to fit the width, the tech tree is too small to read. For ...
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How to detect mouse over for UI image in Unity 5?

I have an image that I have setup to move around and zoom in and out from. The trouble is the zoom can be done from anywhere in the scene, but I only want it to zoom when the mouse is hovering over ...
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How to create in game menu attached to unit

I'm creating a game similar to Banner Saga, except my game will be in 3D, with a camera that can move around and zoom in and out. What I want is for a menu to appear after the user clicks on a unit. ...
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Unity 2D - GUI box not moving with game object on X axis

I am trying to create a health bar above a spaceship in a 2d spaceshooter. Right now I just need to create a box and move it with the player. I found WorldToScreenPoint() which should work althought ...
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Why does Forge not find my texture for my custom background?

I am creating a minecraft mod that improves the main menu for my minecraft server. At first I wanted to create the background, but somehow when I try to start minecraft it closes and I get a ...
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Why does a UI button that is child to a canvas not appear in game view?

I am trying to place a button onto a canvas background using C# script. I want the button specific to the canvas (i.e., if I move the camera to look at another canvas, I do not want the button ...
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LibGDX MainMenu with ScrollPane - Select Level and press Play

In my level Menu, I am using tables that have images and text to identify each game level. Those tables are in a table that is inside a ScrollPane so the player can browse the levels available. Here ...
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Unity Render Texture Artifacting

I'm having weird black artifacts appear on my render textures when they are transformed while the game is running. I am using a ScrollRect as a scrolling container for buttons (the buttons are just ...
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Unity Button Without an Image?

I want to create a button whose clickable area is only specified by a BoxCollider with Unity's new UI (similar to how you would do it from within NGUI). I can't get a Unity Button to work without the ...
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UI Element in World Space OverrideSorting

Let me explain my problem. From a database I create buttons (around 40) in a World Space. The problem is that some buttons are displayed in front of other. (screenshot) Personally I would like the ...
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Spawning moving text make it disappear overtime

I am trying to display a text when I click the letter 'R'. When the text appears, it should slowly slide down on the y axis only, slowly disappear over 4 seconds and get disabled. I am not able to ...
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Keeping Android device awake [closed]

I currently program a game in which the user don't need to interact with the screen. Is there any way to keep the screen awake?
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How do I refer to the object that called a function?

I have a large number of buttons instantiated from a prefab using a loop, as follows: public void LayoutButtons() { GameObject newCanvas = Instantiate (canvas) as GameObject; for (...
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LibGdx TextButtonStyle Offset not working correctly

I'm intending to give an animation to the TextButton by giving the pressedOffsetX and pressedOffsetY values: TextButtonStyle buttonStyle = new TextButtonStyle(); buttonStyle.font = font25; ...
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Should input be per-frame or per-update?

I'm implementing a GUI system to look around a 2D tile-based world. At the moment, I'm updating it every time the mouse moves (which happens to be per frame, since that's when it polls for events). ...
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Adding a function call to a prefabbed button in Unity

For each of my scenes, I have an empty GameObject _Manager that stores my scripts for setting up the level, keeping track of variables, etc. On my main screen, I have a play button that isn't ...
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zoom to cursor calculation

I want to be able to zoom in and out of the map using the scroll wheel. I want to zoom towards the cursor like google maps does but I'm completely lost on how to calculate the movements. so far, all ...
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In Unity, how do I make separate mute buttons for sound-effects and music?

I'd like to have a button to mute game sounds and another to stop the game music. How can I do this?
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Going from WPF to Unity3D, how to implement the MVVM-pattern?

I've been working with MVVM in WPF for a long time and I'm now trying out Unity3D for a GUI-driven application. Can I work with view models and bind them to properties in GUI-components? I guess the ...
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GetButtonDown for Unity keyboard UI navigation?

By default, Unity's keyboard navigation for buttons seems to check for GetButton rather than GetButtonDown--if a menu has 5 items and I hold the down arrow, it'll scroll very quickly to the bottom. ...
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How do I go about making a text box that allows for highlight-able and copyable text in the new UI?

I'm trying to make a simple chat system for our games lobby, however I am having issues making a text box that allows for text-highlighting. The Text component does not have interactible text, and the ...
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Can the GUI be used to create game objects?

I want to be able to position 10 various game objects (sprites) within the area of the screen which will be dynamically sized accordingly to the screen size of the device. The area in which I want to ...
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Legacy GUI - run OnGUI only once

I remember something about onGui being able to be run multiple times per frame, and I also seem to recall that you can check 'which state' the onGUI is being run in, so that you can do all of the ...
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Communication in a simple GUI (C++ / SDL2)

I've spent a few months now working on a fairly simply 2D game engine with SDL and C++. I'm now trying to develop a simple but well-featured GUI suitable for most games. Right now I'm really ...