Is it possible for the renpy.input dialogue to be said by a character and not the narrator?

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Is it possible for the renpy.input dialogue to be said by a character and not the narrator?

#1 Post by corny » Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:35 pm

Pretty much what it says as the title, is this something you can do? As far as I can tell it isn't, and I've messed around with it a lot, but I figured I'd ask before throwing in the towel.

And in case it isn't entirely clear what I mean, I mean having a character's name on here instead of the empty narrator, like they're asking you to enter text
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Re: Is it possible for the renpy.input dialogue to be said by a character and not the narrator?

#2 Post by PyTom » Sun Aug 20, 2017 12:42 pm

You can easily fake it.

You can go into screens.rpy to add a character's name as part of the input screen. (You can copy the namebox stuff over from the say screen.)
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Re: Is it possible for the renpy.input dialogue to be said by a character and not the narrator?

#3 Post by corny » Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:52 pm

Could you show me how that code should look? I'm using the legacy GUI so I'm not sure if what I'm using is the same as what you're using, and I don't have a full comprehension of how the say screen code works enough to confidently know what needs to be copy pasted or where it needs to go...

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Re: Is it possible for the renpy.input dialogue to be said by a character and not the narrator?

#4 Post by Flakmunky » Sun Dec 16, 2018 9:06 am

Hi,

I'm trying to do the same...

I want one of my characters to ask 'What is your name?' but I'm not sure how to do this.

E.g.
This:

Jenna
What is your name?
[Player types here]

Rather than:

What is your name?
[Player types here]


Thanks in advance.

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Re: Is it possible for the renpy.input dialogue to be said by a character and not the narrator?

#5 Post by william_dickson » Sun May 16, 2021 8:08 am

Bump. 5 years later, this is what google brings me to, and it isn't answered. I'd like a character with name and left side image (all of which sorted, and I know how to to the standard input too) to ask for the input instead of the narrator. No solution? I'll google some more ...

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