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How do I draw text on the game hud [4.13]

Hey! Im new to unreal and I wanted to draw a text on my game hud. I heard that you can do it with something called DrawText on blueprints but I tried it and it didn't work. So, is there an easier way to draw text on the screen? And how do I do it? Please tell me or link me to a video tutorial on youtube.

Thanks!

Product Version: UE 4.13
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asked Dec 01 '16 at 01:17 PM in Blueprint Scripting

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avatar image Anzu420 Dec 03 '16 at 02:24 PM

Thanks for the answers but I already fixed it! I was using the Event BeginPlay and not Event Receive Draw HUD

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If you want a text to appear on the screen, you can create an animation on your HUD. In the HUD designer part, bottom left, you can create animations with a widget on the Hud. The animation can be setting opacity from 0 to 1 over a span of one second.

That is one way. Hope it helps!

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answered Dec 01 '16 at 06:20 PM

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avatar image thevfxguy13 Dec 01 '16 at 07:02 PM

Making a UMG User Widget is definitely your best bet.

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