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Textbox (DX11)

module dx11 GUI text
Credits: Requires DX11 pack by the talented Mr. Vux

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I found DX11 text a bit hard to wrangle when making GUIs because text will resize when the renderer resizes.
So I made this hacky patch that undoes all of the text nodes internal logic and makes text live inside a quad transform regardless of renderer size or quad shape.

Now spreadable!
TransX bug fixed

Free/Open Source/Go Crazy
Made with DX11 v1.01 x64
and vvvv50beta35.2_x64

Limitations:
It works best in single line mode with short strings. There is a multi line mode but it's a bit unpredictable and will sometimes break its bounds.

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Textbox (DX11) v3.zip
13.03.17 [18:18 UTC] by tobyk | 310 downloads
Adds color and render state pins
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Older Revisions

Textbox (DX11) v2.zip
13.03.17 [13:35 UTC] by tobyk | 85 downloads
Spreadable version
Textbox (DX11) v1.zip
12.03.17 [19:51 UTC] by tobyk | 83 downloads

microdee 12/03/2017 - 23:31

look at TextBlock (DX11) in mp.dx, it has similar stuff for quite some time now albeit it is not really advertised so well what's inside it.

tobyk 13/03/2017 - 13:38

@microdee I will check it out. I did do some initial searching for something similar before I made this but missed your contrib. Ah well, an educational exercise at least.

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~4d ago

microdee: 2 seconds later: I asked before googling, but why do you need OS support for texture compression?

~4d ago

microdee: what's BC7?

~4d ago

antokhio: https://aka.ms/AA65g28 upvote pls for bc7 support in windows

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joreg: PSA: forum is back up and running!

~6d ago

manuel: that shaderFX looks great

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