Function TextDrawAlignment set the alignment of text in a text draw.
  • For alignment 2 (center) the x and y values of TextSize need to be swapped, see notes at TextDrawTextSize, also position coordinate become position of center of textdraw and not left/top edges.
  • If the textdraw is already shown, it must be re-shown (TextDrawShowForAll/TextDrawShowForPlayer) to show the changes of this function.

(Text:text, alignment)
int text The ID of the textdraw to set the alignment of.
int alignment 1 - left, 2 - centered, 3 - right.

Return Values:
  • 1: The function was executed successfully.
  • 0: The function failed to execute. This means the textdraw specified does not exist.

new Text:MyTextdraw;
public OnGameModeInit()
    new Text:MyTextdraw = TextDrawCreate(320.0, 425.0, "This is an example textdraw");
    TextDrawAlignment(MyTextdraw, 2); // Align the textdraw text in the center
    return 1;

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