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Changes the text on a textdraw.

(Text:text, string[])
textThe TextDraw to change
string[]The new string for the TextDraw

Return Values:

  • 1: The function executed successfully.
  • 0: The function failed to execute. This means the textdraw specified does not exist.



There are limits to the length of textdraw strings - see here for more info.

new Text:himessage;
public OnGameModeInit()
    himessage = TextDrawCreate(1.0, 5.6, "Hi, how are you?"); 
    return 1;
public OnPlayerConnect(playerid)
    new newtext[41], name[MAX_PLAYER_NAME];
    GetPlayerName(playerid, name, MAX_PLAYER_NAME);
    format(newtext, sizeof(newtext), "Hi %s, how are you?", name);
    TextDrawSetString(himessage, newtext);   
    TextDrawShowForPlayer(playerid, himessage);
    return 1;

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