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 Post subject: Drawing TrueType text
 Post Posted: April 7th, 2017, 1:01 pm 

Joined: April 7th, 2017, 12:57 pm
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Location: ex-Yugoslavia
Hi everyone, I'm new here and I hope I don't make a mistake by asking something here, but whatever...

Recently I wanted to draw truetype text instead the bitmap one you use in your framework. I tried using LPD3DXFONT and DrawTextA() but it seems that no text appear on screen. Is it a problem that this framework directly writes on video buffer and DrawTextA() on sprite, or what? I'm doing this:
void D3DGraphics::_DrawText(int x, int y, char* str, char* fontface, int size ,int r, int g, int b)
   RECT FontRect;
   SetRect(&FontRect, x, y, 800, 600);
   Font->DrawTextA(NULL, str, 0, &FontRect, DT_LEFT, D3DCOLOR_XRGB(r, g, b));

Any help?

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 Post Posted: April 8th, 2017, 3:39 am 

Joined: February 28th, 2013, 3:23 am
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Should you really be creating and releasing fonts in the same function every frame? Not as if that is the problem. You need to upload your project for better help.

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