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Mastering Unity 2D Game Development - Second Edition by Simon Jackson, Ashley Godbold

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UI Text and Images

The most basic components of the UI are the Text and Image objects. While you can add interaction to them, for the most part, these will be static objects in your UI that display information to the player.

UI Text

The UI Text object allows you to place blocks of text on the Canvas. From the Text component, which is automatically attached to any UI Text object you create, you can control all of the properties of the text, as shown in the following screenshot:

UI Text

You can also adjust these individual properties through code by accessing the Text component. The default font for all text is Arial, but if you want to use any other font, ...

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