How would you read text from a custom GUI?

Discussion in 'Plugin Development' started by MagicZerda, May 19, 2021.

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    MagicZerda

    Good evening you guys.
    I'm trying to make a custom GUI where you can enter a text and click send.
    Is it possible to somehow alter the inventory type ANVIL to remove the item slots on the bottom?
    (It is an enum so I can't override it as usual)
    Or should I use a lectern (how do i get the text from a lectern? And how can I let the player type into it?)
    Or is there perhaps another way of entering Strings that doesn't involve commands (so it feels nicer and it's more intuitive)
    (I'm thinking maybe a regular custom inventory where you select each letter individually)
    Thanks for your help ^^
     
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    davidclue

    I believe the only things that accept text input from players are anvils and chat and you can't remove parts of a GUI without mods, so no.

    EDIT: Nvm I'm dumb, I forgot books existed in the game. I don't think you are interested in sign input because I believe there's a 16 character limit on each line.
     
    Last edited: May 27, 2021
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    MagicZerda

    Okay thanks I'll try to do that
     
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    darthvader1925

    I think you can do signs, but I don't know how to do it.
     
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    KarimAKL

    Signs, as well as books, are possibilities.
     
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