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I've been looking into making specific objects highlight when the player gets close to them. So far the closest thing I found is an old shader called edgeglow, but I have no clue how I would apply that to a model. This picture is kind of what I'm going for, but not as intensive, more just the actual outline of the entities.
A long time ago I had this problem with text overlapping itself when you used some entities in the game, then Rick (thanks by the way) came along and fixed this issue. This is the code right now: Inside FPSPlayer.lua right below the default variables: Script.DisplayTimeMax = 4000 local font1 = Font:Load("Fonts/MODERN SERIF ERODED.ttf", 20) In the Start(): self.text = "" Inside the UpdateWorld() if pickInfo.entity ~= nil then if pickInfo.entity.script ~= nil then if pickInfo.entity.script.GetText ~= nil then self.text = pickInfo.entity.script:GetText() self.DisplayTime = Time:GetCurrent() + self.DisplayTimeMax end end end Under PostRender(context) if self.text ~= "" then context:SetBlendMode(Blend.Alpha) context:SetFont(font1) if self.DisplayTime > Time:GetCurrent() then context:SetColor(255,255,255) context:DrawText(self.text, 100, 600) else -- reset self.text = "" end end This is all that was required (back in 2015) to set up the player script, then we had this simple code for the entities: Script.ObjectDescription = "" --string "Object Description" function Script:GetText() return self.ObjectDescription end function Script:Disable()--in self.enabled=false end Now the only problem here is that the hand icon doesn't actually show up, so the player can't interact with it, I tried doing a Use(context) function that called the self.GetText() but that just caused the game to exit out with an error saying: Script Error attempt to index local 'self' (a nil value) Line 8 So any thoughts as to how I would resolve this issue?