How can I display a variable on screen?

I'm using a variable to keep track of money, but I'm unsure of how to convert that into text to display on the screen.

Using Lua you don't need to convert it, 200, 120)

You might want to format the output, like $12.34"$%2.2f", money), 200, 120)

These answers are a mix of Playdate SDK and Lua docs.


Thanks for the help, but how can I clear the text so it doesn't keep overlapping itself when the variable increases?

One way is to clear the screen at the start of the update function.

I suggest looking at the examples that are included with the SDK and/or reading the documentation "Inside Playdate".

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