Virtual Keyboard Tutorial
For Game Maker Studio

Virtual Keyboard Example


Virtual Keyboard Example

Virtual Keyboard for games and applications allowing user input of text and numbers.


Easy to use and it's 100% free to do with as you please.
Virtual Keyboard Source Code & Tutorial Download

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The supplied tutorial is for Game Maker Studio Standard, Professional or Master. Game Maker Studio Standard is now the Free version which can be downloaded from YoYo Games Site.


Many games require the ability to accept user input. Not all devices have a physical keyboard however and use their own built-in virtual keyboard which is impossible to customize.

In order to be cross-platform compatible, games (or application) must not block the client device it is running on pending user input – if the device was a phone it could block an incoming call! Game Maker Studio contains Asynchronous functions which allow messages to be displayed and accept user input without halting game execution however these cannot be customized.

This tutorial will show you how to create your own virtual keyboard object which can be used to accept input by the mouse / touch or a physical keyboard.


Key Features

  1. Input does not halt game execution.
  2. Cross Platform Compatibility – Even HTML5 can use it!
  3. Allow input of letters and numbers
  4. Allow input of letters only
  5. Allow input of numbers only (including decimals)
  6. Specify the maximun number of characters entered
  7. Also supports a physical keyboard (if present)

And it is terribly easy to use it in your games or applications too!

Easy to use and it's 100% free to do with as you please.
Virtual Keyboard Source Code & Tutorial Download

Better yet - it is 100% FREE with no credit or acknowledgement required!

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