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How can add a label over sprite?

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Hello, I would like to know how to attach a label over character head, something like in the next image:

fred.jpg

 

 

I tried:
 

var style = { font: "30px Arial", fill: "#ffffff" };  
//this.label_score = this.game.add.text(20, 20, "0", style); <---- this one works on game screen
this.label_score = this.hello_sprite.add.text(20, 20, "0", style);

But it didn't worked. The label must follow the character on screen.

Thanks in advance.

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var style = { font: "30px Arial", fill: "#ffffff" };  this.label_score = this.game.add.text(20, 20, "0", style);this.hello_sprite.addChild(this.label_score);

When adding something to a sprite, you use addChild, which is not defined in Phaser, but in pixi - so easy to miss if you're only consulting Phaser docs.

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Hi, just to clarify - is there really no way to add text to a sprite? It always had to be added to the game over?

I'm creating a game where the labels are over the characters' heads, but the characters are moving so every time I move the character I have to also move it's corresponding text field. It just seems more verbose and computationally expensive than adding text as a child of a sprite.

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