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PhotonPlayer display other players name

NomadicWarrior
2018-03-04 13:04:18

Hi, how can I display other player's name? I have 4 players in room. I have already displayed name of local player and 1 other player. I have no idea how to display other 2 player's name.

private void UpdatePlayerTexts()  
	{  
		PhotonPlayer remote = PhotonNetwork.player.GetNext();  
	  
		PhotonPlayer local = PhotonNetwork.player;

		if (remote != null)  
		{  
			this.playerNames[1].text = remote.NickName + "        ";  
		}

		else  
		{

			//TimerFillImage.anchorMax = new Vector2(0f,1f);  
			//this.TimeText.text = "";  
			//this.playerNames[1].text = "waiting for another player        00";  
		}

		if (local != null)  
		{  
			// should be this format: "YOU   00"  
			//this.playerNames[0].text = "YOU   " + local.GetScore().ToString("D2");  
			this.playerNames[0].text = "YOU";  
		}  
	}

I have tried to add
PhotonPlayer remote2 = PhotonNetwork.player.GetNext();
if(remote2 != null)
{
this.playerNames[2].text = remote2.NickName +" ";
}

But all other texts displayer only 1 other players name.
Thank you

Comments

[Deleted User]
2018-03-06 09:45:15

Hi @NomadicWarrior,

you can set the player's nick name by using PhotonNetwork.player.NickName = "NickName";. This way the name gets automatically synchronized across the network, too. In order to access a player's nick name you can use the same call: string nickName = PhotonNetwork.player.NickName;.

If you want to access the nick name from an object instantiated by the player, you can use the object's PhotonView component to get the name: string nickName = GetComponent().owner.NickName;.

If you want to have a list with all player names, you can iterate through the PlayerList for example with a for-each loop like shown below:

foreach (PhotonPlayer p in PhotonNetwork.playerList)  
{  
    string nickName = p.NickName;  
}

Please note, that the PlayerList is only available, when the client is inside a room.

NomadicWarrior
2018-03-06 14:06:33

hi @Christian_Simon , thank you for answer
I have 4 players in room and 4 text ui
I have to set each players name to their uniq text. As RockPaperScissors. I don't need list of players.
if is local set my name to Text[0].text = local player's name;
Text[1].text = remote1 players's name;
Text[2].text = remote2 player's name;
Text[3].text = remote3 players name;

NomadicWarrior
2018-03-07 20:46:01

Anyone please, I still can't see other players name

public string[] playerMass = new string[4];  
public string pName1;  
public string pName2;  
public string pName3;  
public string pName4;

public string _yourName;  
                pName1 = playerMass [0];  
		pName2 = playerMass [1];  
		pName3 = playerMass [2];  
		pName4 = playerMass [3];

_yourName = PhotonNetwork.playerName;  
		//PhotonPlayer _players = PhotonNetwork.player.GetNext ();  
		//playerMass [PhotonNetwork.playerList.Length] = PhotonNetwork.player.NickName;

		foreach (PhotonPlayer p in PhotonNetwork.playerList)  
		{  
			playerMass [PhotonNetwork.playerList.Length] = p.NickName;  
		}

NomadicWarrior
2018-03-12 13:59:36

hi @Christian_Simon , thank you for answer
I have total 4 players in room. And I have 4 UI Text gameobject.
Text 1 - is mine (local) "You"
Text2, Text3, Text4 - for other players;
Example:
Text1 = You
Text2 = NomadicWarrior
Text3 = Christian_Simon
Text4 = Bob.

Romin
2018-06-09 05:27:42

IF you want to set data in a lobby correct way to do this is

[PunRPC]
public void SetLobbyPlayersData()
{
for (int index = 0; index < PhotonNetwork.playerList.Length; index++)
{
text_playerNames[index].text = "";

This way even if anyone leaves lobby and somone else joins later it will be handled

deadlysnix
2018-07-05 09:14:23

I attached the following script on the input field:

public class NameFestlegen : Photon.MonoBehaviour  
{  
    public static string Name;  
    private GameObject Dings;

    public void Run()  
    {  
        print(PhotonNetwork.player.NickName);  
        Name = gameObject.GetComponent().text;  
        PhotonNetwork.player.NickName = Name;  
        print(PhotonNetwork.player.NickName);  
    }  
}

And this script on the players avatar:

  
public class ShowInfoOfPlayer : Photon.MonoBehaviour  
{  
    private GameObject textGo;  
    private TextMesh tm;  
    public bool DisableOnOwnObjects;

    void Start()  
    {  
        if (tm == null) //wenn textmesh  
        {  
            textGo = gameObject.GetComponentInChildren().gameObject;  
            tm = textGo.GetComponent();  
        }  
    }

    void Update()  
    {  
        bool showInfo = !this.DisableOnOwnObjects || this.photonView.isMine;  
        if (textGo != null)  
        {  
            textGo.SetActive(showInfo);  
        }  
        if (!showInfo)  
        {  
            return;  
        }  
        PhotonPlayer owner = this.photonView.owner;  
        if (owner != null)  
        {  
            tm.text = (string.IsNullOrEmpty(owner.NickName)) ? "player" + owner.ID : owner.NickName;  
        }  
        else if (this.photonView.isSceneView)  
        {  
            tm.text = "scn";  
        }  
        else  
        {  
            tm.text = "n/a";  
        }  
    }  

It works find but I only tried it with two players. Maybe it works with more players too.

Luntay
2022-06-22 06:29:48

NomadicWarrior 2018-03-07T20:46:01+00:00
Anyone please, I still can't see other players name

public string[] playerMass = new string[4];
  
public string pName1;
  
public string pName2;
  
public string pName3;
  
public string pName4;
  

  
public string _yourName;
  
               pName1 = playerMass [0];
  
  	pName2 = playerMass [1];
  
  	pName3 = playerMass [2];
  
  	pName4 = playerMass [3];
  

  
_yourName = PhotonNetwork.playerName;
  
  	//PhotonPlayer _players = PhotonNetwork.player.GetNext ();
  
  	//playerMass [PhotonNetwork.playerList.Length] = PhotonNetwork.player.NickName;
  

  
  	foreach (PhotonPlayer p in PhotonNetwork.playerList)
  
  	{
  
  		playerMass [PhotonNetwork.playerList.Length] = p.NickName;
  
  	}
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