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Please Note: This componentA functional part of a GameObject. A GameObject can contain any number of components. Unity has many built-in components, and you can create your own by writing scripts that inherit from MonoBehaviour. More info
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relates to legacy methods for drawing UI(User Interface) Allows a user to interact with your application. More info
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textures and images to the screen. You should use Unity’s up-to-date UI system instead. This is also unrelated to the IMGUI system.

A GUI Layer Component is attached to a CameraA component which creates an image of a particular viewpoint in your scene. The output is either drawn to the screen or captured as a texture. More info
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to enable renderingThe process of drawing graphics to the screen (or to a render texture). By default, the main camera in Unity renders its view to the screen. More info
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of 2D GUIs.

When a GUI Layer is attached to a Camera it will render all GUI Textures and GUI Texts in the sceneA Scene contains the environments and menus of your game. Think of each unique Scene file as a unique level. In each Scene, you place your environments, obstacles, and decorations, essentially designing and building your game in pieces. More info
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. GUI Layers do not affect UnityGUI in any way.

You can enable and disable rendering GUI in a single camera by clicking on the check box of the GUI Layer in the InspectorA Unity window that displays information about the currently selected GameObject, Asset or Project Settings, alowing you to inspect and edit the values. More info
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