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Unigine::WidgetLabel Class

Header:#include <UnigineWidgets.h>

This class creates a text label.

The following sample demonstrates the usage of the WidgetLabel class:


The following code illustrates how to create a label widget and set its parameters.

Source code (UnigineScript)
#include <UnigineWidgets.h>
using namespace Unigine;

/* .. */

// getting a pointer to the system GUI
GuiPtr gui = Gui::get();

// creating a label widget and setting up its caption
WidgetLabelPtr widget_label = WidgetLabel::create(gui, "Label text");

// setting a tooltip
widget_label->setToolTip("This is a label");

// rearranging label size

// setting label position
widget_label->setPosition(10, 10);
// adding created label widget to the system GUI
gui->addChild(widget_label->getWidget(), Gui::ALIGN_OVERLAP | Gui::ALIGN_FIXED);

WidgetLabel Class


static WidgetLabelPtr create(const Ptr<Gui> & gui, const char * str = 0)

Constructor. Creates a new text label.


  • const Ptr<Gui> & gui - GUI, to which the new label will belong.
  • const char * str - Text of the label. This is an optional parameter.

Ptr<WidgetLabel> cast(const Ptr<Widget> & widget)

Casts a WidgetLabel out of the Widget instance.


  • const Ptr<Widget> & widget - Pointer to Widget.

Return value

Pointer to WidgetLabel.

void setText(const char * text)

Sets a text for the label.


  • const char * text - Label text.

const char * getText()

Returns the text of the label.

Return value

Label text.

void setTextAlign(int align)

Sets alignment of the label.


  • int align - One of the Gui:: Enumeration with ALIGN_* prefixes.

int getTextAlign()

Returns alignment of the label.

Return value

Alignment of the label: one of the Gui:: Enumeration with ALIGN_* prefixes.

int type()

WidgetLabel type.

Return value

WidgetLabel type identifier.
Last update: 2018-08-10
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