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_DrXenon

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Hello community,

I have been trying to create a list which is updated every second (based onClientRender event and made of dx) and Includes the names of the online players ingame, this list probably shows random sorting for players, while I want it to sort them by their current money balance. I retrieve the online players list by getElementsByType function.. Anyway, any ideas?

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local players = getElementsByType("player")
local sorted = {}

for i=1,#players do
	sorted[i] = {name=getPlayerName(players[i]),money=getPlayerMoney(players[i])}
end
table.sort(sorted,function(a,b) return a.money < b.money end)

-- in draw example:

addEventHandler("onClientRender", root, function()
	local y = y and y + 10 or 0
	for i=1,#sorted do
		dxDrawText("Name: "..sorted[i].name.." Money: "..sorted[i].money, 142, 370 + y, 610, 405, tocolor(34, 220, 60, 255), 1.25, "default", "left", "top", false, false, false, false, false)
	end
end)

Hope this helps :)

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Cool. I just noticed a made a minor mistake in the draw although you probably won't use it since you're already drawing the list. It should be:

addEventHandler("onClientRender", root, function()
	local y = 0
	for i=1,#sorted do
		y = i > 1 and y + 10 or y
		dxDrawText("Name: "..sorted[i].name.." Money: "..sorted[i].money, 142, 370 + y, 610, 405, tocolor(34, 220, 60, 255), 1.25, "default", "left", "top", false, false, false, false, false)
	end
end)

 

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