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SurfaceGui

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SurfaceGui

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Note: SurfaceGuis must be descendants of PlayerGui in order to know the player who is interacting with it.Allows for the rendering of GUI elements onto a part’s surface in the 3D world, whilst allowing for basic user interaction to occur.


Properties

bool

Active

Whether or not mouse events will be passed to objects layered below.

Instance

Adornee

Sets the object that the SurfaceGui is adorned too. In other words, this defines which BasePart the SurfaceGui is attached to.

bool

AlwaysOnTop

Determines whether the SurfaceGui will always be rendered on top of other objects.

Vector2

CanvasSize

The size of a ‘virtual screen’, in ‘virtual pixels’, which makes SurfaceGuis pixel-to-pixel compatible with ScreenGuis.

bool

ClipsDescendants

When set to true, portions of GuiObjects that fall outside of the SurfaceGui’s canvas borders will not be drawn.

NormalId

Face

The face that the SurfaceGui is rendered on.

float

LightInfluence

Controls how much the SurfaceGui is influenced by the lighting in the game world.

float

PixelsPerStud

SurfaceGuiSizingMode

SizingMode

float

ToolPunchThroughDistance

Sets the distance left clicking starts acting on the surface gui instead of the held tool.

float

ZOffset

Offsets the SurfaceGui relative to the normal of the surface it is attached to.

Inherited from LayerCollector: Show Hide

ZIndexBehavior

ZIndexBehavior

Changes how ZIndex behaves on all descendants of the LayerCollector.

bool

ResetOnSpawn

Controls how this LayerCollector behaves when its associated Player respawns.

bool

Enabled

Toggles the visibility of the LayerCollector.

Inherited from GuiBase2d: Show Hide

LocalizationTable

RootLocalizationTable

A reference to a LocalizationTable to be used to apply automated localization to this GuiBase2d and its descendants.

bool

AutoLocalize

When set to true, localization will be applied to this GuiBase2d and its descendants based on the GuiBase2d/RootLocalizationTable specified for this GuiBase2d.

Vector2

AbsoluteSize

[ReadOnly] [NotReplicated]

Describes the actual screen size of a UI element, in pixels.

float

AbsoluteRotation

[ReadOnly] [NotReplicated]

Describes the actual screen rotation of a UI element, in degrees.

Vector2

AbsolutePosition

[ReadOnly] [NotReplicated]

Describes the actual screen position of a UI element, in pixels.

Inherited from Instance: Show Hide

int

DataCost

[ReadOnly] [NotReplicated]

The cost of saving the instance using data persistence.

Instance

Parent

Determines the hierarchical parent of the Instance.

bool

RobloxLocked

If true, the Instance and its descendants cannot be indexed or edited by a Script or LocalScript and will throw an error if it is attempted.

string

ClassName

[ReadOnly] [NotReplicated]

A read-only string representing the class this Instance belongs to.

string

Name

A non-unique identifier of the Instance.

bool

Archivable

Determines if an Instance can be cloned using /Instance/Clone or saved to file.

Functions

Inherited from Instance: Show Hide

Instance

FindFirstChild ( string name , bool recursive )

Returns the first child of the Instance found with the given name.

Array

GetDescendants ( )

[CustomLuaState]

Returns an array containing all of the descendants of the instance

Objects

GetChildren ( )

Returns an array containing all of the Instance's children.

void

Destroy ( )

Sets the Instance/Parent property to nil, locks the Instance/Parent property, disconnects all connections and calls Destroy on all children.

RBXScriptSignal

GetPropertyChangedSignal ( string property )

Get an event that fires when a given property of an object changes.

string

GetFullName ( )

Returns a string describing the Instance's ancestry.

Instance

FindFirstChildWhichIsA ( string className , bool recursive )

Returns the first child of the Instance for whom Instance/IsA returns true for the given className.

bool

IsAncestorOf ( Instance descendant )

Returns true if an Instance is an ancestor of the given descendant.

bool

IsDescendantOf ( Instance ancestor )

Returns true if an Instance is a descendant of the given ancestor.

Instance

FindFirstChildOfClass ( string className )

Returns the first child of the Instance whose Instance/ClassName|ClassName is equal to the given className.

Instance

FindFirstAncestorWhichIsA ( string className )

Returns the first ancestor of the Instance for whom Instance/IsA returns true for the given className.

Instance

FindFirstAncestorOfClass ( string className )

Returns the first ancestor of the Instance whose Instance/ClassName is equal to the given className.

Instance

FindFirstAncestor ( string name )

Returns the first ancestor of the Instance whose Instance/Name is equal to the given name.

bool

IsA ( string className )

Returns true if an Instance's class matches or inherits from a given class

Instance

WaitForChild ( string childName , double timeOut )

[CustomLuaState] [CanYield]

Returns the child of the Instance with the given name. If the child does not exist, it will yield the current thread until it does.

string

GetDebugId ( int scopeLength )

[NotBrowsable]

Returns a coded string of the Instances DebugId used internally by Roblox.

Instance

Clone ( )

Create a deep copy of a Roblox instance and descendants where Archivable = true.

void

ClearAllChildren ( )

This function destroys all of an Instance's children.

Events

Inherited from Instance: Show Hide

RBXScriptSignal

DescendantRemoving ( Instance descendant )

Fires immediately before a descendant of the Instance is removed.

RBXScriptSignal

AncestryChanged ( Instance child , Instance parent )

Fires when the Instance/Parent property of the object or one of its ancestors is changed.

RBXScriptSignal

ChildAdded ( Instance child )

Fires when an object is parented to this Instance.

RBXScriptSignal

ChildRemoved ( Instance child )

Fires when a child is removed from this Instance.

RBXScriptSignal

DescendantAdded ( Instance descendant )

Fires when a descendant is added to the Instance.

RBXScriptSignal

Changed ( string property )

Fired immediately after a property of an object changes.