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glRasterPos2i(...) - What goes wrong here?

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Hi there, I have the problem that calls to glRasterPos2i have no effect at all. In my case I am trying to display a texture mapped font but the text remains always in the lower left corner at glRasterPos2i(0, 0). Here is a short snipped of what I'm talking about: // enter ortho mode: glMatrixMode(GL_PROJECTION); glPushMatrix(); glLoadIdentity(); gluOrtho2D(0, m_iWidth, 0, m_iHeight); glMatrixMode(GL_MODELVIEW); glPushMatrix(); glLoadIdentity(); // display fps: glColor3f(1.0f, 1.0f, 1.0f); glRasterPos2i(200, 200); m_lpFont->Print("FPS: %2.0f", m_fFPS); // exit ortho mode: glMatrixMode(GL_PROJECTION); glPopMatrix(); glMatrixMode(GL_MODELVIEW); glPopMatrix(); The m_lpFont->Print(...) method looks like this: void CFont::Print(const char* szString, ...) { char cText[1024]; va_list args; if (szString == NULL) { return; } va_start(args, szString); vsprintf(cText, szString, args); va_end(args); if (m_lpTexture->GetData() == 0) { return; } glEnable(GL_TEXTURE_2D); glBindTexture(GL_TEXTURE_2D, m_lpTexture->GetID()); glDisable(GL_DEPTH_TEST); glEnable(GL_BLEND); glBlendFunc(GL_SRC_ALPHA, GL_ONE); glPushAttrib(GL_LIST_BIT); glListBase(m_iCallList); glCallLists(strlen(cText), GL_UNSIGNED_BYTE, cText); glPopAttrib(); glDisable(GL_BLEND); glDisable(GL_TEXTURE_2D); glEnable(GL_DEPTH_TEST); } Has anyone of you an idea what goes wrong here? With a fullscreen window of 1024x768 the text should be displayed at 200, 200, in fact far from 0, 0! But nothing happens if I change the glRasterPos2i values. Thanks for some feedback in advance! Greetings, STORM!

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If you draw a texture mapped fonts, I doubt you're using glBitmap or glDrawPixels.. glRasterPos is used for those kinds of pixel/bitmap writes.
You probably want to set the position with glTranslate*

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Yeah, great, you're right!

I just replaced the glRasterPos2i call with

glTranslatef(200.0f, 200.0f, 0.0f);

and now the text is displayed at the assumed position!

Thanks!
STORM

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