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The script attached to this event fires when the player clicks on a NUI widget (that has an NuiId. It must be set using SetEventScript (for instance in OnModuleLoad).


When a NUI widget is interacted with.



Note: This can be setup in Module Properties (as of Patch: Patches#1.87). Previous versions would need to be setup via Script (see below)

Module Properties In the Toolset goto Edit->Module Propertes->Events. There is a drop down for "OnNuiEvent". You can select your nui event script there.

SetEventScript Alternatively, this could also be done in scripting, like so :

SetEventScript(GetModule(), EVENT_SCRIPT_MODULE_ON_NUI_EVENT, "nui_events");


This new EE NUI allows custom GUI displays and this allows module to process any interactions with those GUIs.

Known Bugs

This is NOT a bug, but a common mistake is not assigning an NuiId to a Widgets. Events will not fire for a widget if it doesn't have a NuiId.


See the main page for NUI Version Information


This sets up a global NUI event handler which then passes off to other functions. Something like this would be useful if you have more than one NUI in your module.

#include "nw_inc_nui"
void main() {
        object oPlayer   = NuiGetEventPlayer();
        int nToken       = NuiGetEventWindow();
        string sEvent    = NuiGetEventType();
        string sElement  = NuiGetEventElement();
        int nIndex       = NuiGetEventArrayIndex();
        string sWindowId = NuiGetWindowId(oPlayer, nToken);

        // Debug information for when first setting up.
        SendMessageToPC(GetFirstPC(), "Receive an OnNuiEvent.  Player: " + GetName(oPlayer) + " nToken: " + IntToString(nToken) + " sEvent: " + sEvent + " sElement: " + sElement + " nIndex: " + IntToString(nIndex) + " sWindowId: " + sWindowId);

        // If this is my window ID, let my function handle it.
        if (sWindowId == "MyNuiWindowId")
                MyNuiWindow_EventHandler(oPlayer, nToken, sEvent, sElement, nIndex, sWindowId);

        // Or an alternative way to say the same thing.  If it's handled, it will return TRUE.
        // But this function must be well behaved and return TRUE if it's meant to be handled there.
        if (MyOTHERNuiWindow_EventHandler(oPlayer, nToken, sEvent, sElement, nIndex, sWindowId))

        // Or events can be handled here directly.
        // This will print "Test!" if a button is clicked on Button ID "mynuitestwindow_button_test" that belongs to the "MyNuiTestWindow" window.
        if (sEvent == "mouseup" && sWindowId == "MyNuiTestWindow" && sElement == "mynuitestwindow_button_test")
                SendMessageToPC(GetFirstPC(), "Test!");

        // Or lastly, you could run a script on an event.  This is sometimes useful for 3rd party NUIs that expect to the be main and only OnNuiEvent handler.
        if (sWindowId == "MyNuiWindowId_Number4") {

        // This only displays if we get an event that wasn't handled above.
        SendMessageToPC(GetFirstPC(), "WARNING: Receive an OnNuiEvent, but nothing handled (claimed) it.  Please check.  Player: " + GetName(oPlayer) + " nToken: " + IntToString(nToken) + " sEvent: " + sEvent + " sElement: " + sElement + " nIndex: " + IntToString(nIndex) + " sWindowId: " + sWindowId);

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