steam_activate_overlay_user

Activate the Steam user interface overlay with a specific user or group ID.

Syntax:

GML Code Example

steam_activate_overlay_user(dialog_name, steamid);


Argument Description
dialog_name The dialogue to open the overlay on (see below).
steamid The Steam user ID or group ID to use.


Returns: N/A


Description

This function will open the Steam overlay to one of the chosen dialogues relating to the user ID given. The possible dialogue strings available are:

  • "steamid" - opens the Steam Community web browser to the page of the user or group
  • "chat" - opens a chat window to the specified user


Example:

GML Code Example

var key = keyboard_lastkey;
 switch (key)
    {
    case vk_f1: steam_activate_overlay_user("steamid", global.GameGroupID); break;
    case vk_f2: steam_activate_overlay_user("chat", global.FriendID); break;
    }
 

The above code polls the last keyboard key pressed and if it is function key 1 or function key 2, it will open the Steam overlay to either see the Steam group stored in the global variable "GamegroupID", or it will open the chat window to chat with the user stored in the global "FriendID" variable.





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