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okay, so with shaders standard clip planes dont work. Now my problem is i need clipping. So my idea is to upload my clip plane in world space, i could easily change this to the appropriate space if it wont work correctly. In my vertex shader, i transform this using the inverse transpose of model * view * projection model is simply identity ATM. so i have my plane: normal: 0,1,0 distance from origin = 0 so: 0,1,0,0 a plane facing strait up. this gets uploaded to my vertex shader, and transformed: OUT.position = mul( modelViewProjection, float4(IN.position, 1.0) ); OUT.clipPlane = mul( modelViewProjectionIT, cPlane); then in my pixel shader, i check what side of the plane the pixel is on:
	// check side of plane		
	float value = IN.clipPlane.x * IN.position.x + IN.clipPlane.y * IN.position.y + IN.clipPlane.z * IN.position.z - IN.clipPlane.w;
	
	if (value >= 0)
	{
		OUT.colour = float4(1, 0, 0, 0); //front and on
	}
	else
	{
		OUT.colour = float4(0, 1, 0, 0); // back
		clip(-1);
	}
so seems no clipping is occuring in this case. if i change it to use model * view * projection i get clipping along my plane, but it then depends on if i look up or down as to which side of the plane is being clipped. Any ideas?

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