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I have an oPlayerobject, and an oTutorial object which has a DrawGUI event for displaying text on-screen.

Currently I have the text appearing at the top-left of the screen, but I would like the text to follow the oPlayer object around the room.

I have tried to set the x & y values in the DrawGUI event to the player's , but this does not have the desired effect; I imagine because the DrawGUI event doesn't occur every step.

Can anybody help?

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If you want draw text in Draw GUI event, just add Draw GUI event to the player and place code like this:

var posx = x - view_xview[0];
var posy = y - view_yview[0];
draw_text(posx, posy, "Your text");

Draw GUI occur every step, like any other Draw's event. And GUI layer has independent resolution and coords (see functions display_set_gui_size and display_set_gui_maximise).

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