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Offline GlennBrann
« Posted 2013-03-30 02:07:15 »

Hello Everyone,

I need your help on something and i would really appreciate it. I just cant get my head around doing it. Basically what I want is,when I change level in my game I want to text on the screen saying "Next Level" for about 2 seconds, then disappear. This might seem really basic but i just want to know whats the best way to do this.

Does anyone know how ?

Thanks for you help,
- GlennBrann
Offline Sammidysam
« Reply #1 - Posted 2013-03-30 02:46:05 »

What library are you using?
Offline GlennBrann
« Reply #2 - Posted 2013-03-30 02:47:23 »

just the regular java library. no 3rd party libraries.
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« Reply #3 - Posted 2013-03-30 03:39:10 »

Something along the lines of...


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int displayTime = 50; //Change accordingly
public void update() //Or whatever your update/draw method is called
{
    if(displayTime > 0)
    {
        //Code to display text here
        displayTime -= 1;
    }
}


That's a really simple way to do it.
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