Drawtext UI
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1. Unzip the cd_drawtextui.zip folder and place this folder in your servers resource folder.
2. Add the resource to your server start config: ensure cd_drawtextui. The name of the folder must not be changed or the resource will not function correctly.

  • This can be triggered from the server or client. But this is a client event.
  • Multiple examples are posted below, choose one best suited to your experience level. The easiest way for you to implement this into your resource's, would be to use one of the examples below as a template and copy and paste your code into it.
Show the UI
Hide the UI
TriggerEvent('cd_drawtextui:ShowUI', 'show', TEXT_HERE)
TriggerEvent('cd_drawtextui:HideUI')
Example 1 : This is how to implement the UI for a single location.
Citizen.CreateThread(function()
local alreadyEnteredZone = false
local text = '<b>Title</b></p>[E] Press E to be bald'
while true do
wait = 5
local ped = PlayerPedId()
local inZone = false
local dist = #(GetEntityCoords(ped)-vector3(0,0,0))
if dist <= 5.0 then
wait = 5
inZone = true
if IsControlJustReleased(0, 38) then
TriggerEvent('add your event here')
end
else
wait = 1000
end
if inZone and not alreadyEnteredZone then
alreadyEnteredZone = true
TriggerEvent('cd_drawtextui:ShowUI', 'show', text)
end
if not inZone and alreadyEnteredZone then
alreadyEnteredZone = false
TriggerEvent('cd_drawtextui:HideUI')
end
Citizen.Wait(wait)
end
end)
Example 2 : This is how to implement the UI while doing a for loop for multiple locations in 1 thread.
Config = {}
Config.Example = {
[1] = vector3(1.1, 1.1, 1.1),
[2] = vector3(2.2, 2.2, 2.2),
[3] = vector3(3.3, 3.3, 3.3),
}
Citizen.CreateThread(function()
local alreadyEnteredZone = false
local text = '<b>Title</b></p>[E] Press E to be bald'
while true do
wait = 5
local ped = PlayerPedId()
local inZone = false
for cd = 1, #Config.Example do
local dist = #(GetEntityCoords(ped)-vector3(Config.Example[cd].x, Config.Example[cd].y, Config.Example[cd].z))
if dist <= 5.0 then
wait = 5
inZone = true
if IsControlJustReleased(0, 38) then
TriggerEvent('add your event here')
end
break
else
wait = 2000
end
end
if inZone and not alreadyEnteredZone then
alreadyEnteredZone = true
TriggerEvent('cd_drawtextui:ShowUI', 'show', text)
end
if not inZone and alreadyEnteredZone then
alreadyEnteredZone = false
TriggerEvent('cd_drawtextui:HideUI')
end
Citizen.Wait(wait)
end
end)
Example 3 : This is a more advanced method of the example 2 above. This is more customisable and can handle all of the keypresses in said resource in a single thread.
Config = {}
Config.Example = {
[1] = {coords = vector3(1.1, 1.1, 1.1), distance = 5, key = 38, eventname = 'example:testevent', text = '<b>Title</b></p>[E] Press E to be bald'},
[2] = {coords = vector3(2.2, 2.2, 2.2), distance = 5, key = 47, eventname = 'example:testevent', text = '<b>Title</b></p>[E] Press E to be bald'},
[3] = {coords = vector3(3.3, 3.3, 3.3), distance = 5, key = 74, eventname = 'example:testevent', text = '<b>Title</b></p>[E] Press E to be bald'},
}
Citizen.CreateThread(function()
local alreadyEnteredZone = false
local text = nil
while true do
wait = 5
local ped = PlayerPedId()
local inZone = false
for cd = 1, #Config.Example do
local dist = #(GetEntityCoords(ped)-vector3(Config.Example[cd].coords.x, Config.Example[cd].coords.y, Config.Example[cd].coords.z))
if dist <= Config.Example[cd].distance then
wait = 5
inZone = true
text = Config.Example[cd].text
if IsControlJustReleased(0, Config.Example[cd].key) then
TriggerEvent(Config.Example[cd].eventname)
end
break
else
wait = 2000
end
end
if inZone and not alreadyEnteredZone then
alreadyEnteredZone = true
TriggerEvent('cd_drawtextui:ShowUI', 'show', text)
end
if not inZone and alreadyEnteredZone then
alreadyEnteredZone = false
TriggerEvent('cd_drawtextui:HideUI')
end
Citizen.Wait(wait)
end
end)

  • Make sure the name of the folder is cd_drawtextui.
  • Check the server console and the in-game F8 console for errors.
  • If all else fails, contact the Codesign Team in the Codesign Discord.
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