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Shanee

Full screen quad through shader problem

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Hi :)

I need to render a full screen quad, until now I have been using this:
[code]

FLOAT fWidth5 = ( FLOAT )dtdsdRT.Width - 0.5f;
FLOAT fHeight5 = ( FLOAT )dtdsdRT.Height - 0.5f;


// Draw the quad
QuadVertex svQuad[4];

svQuad[0].Position = D3DXVECTOR4( -0.5f, -0.5f, 0.5f, 1.0f );
svQuad[0].Texture = D3DXVECTOR2( fLeftU, fTopV );

svQuad[1].Position = D3DXVECTOR4( fWidth5, -0.5f, 0.5f, 1.0f );
svQuad[1].Texture = D3DXVECTOR2( fRightU, fTopV );

svQuad[2].Position = D3DXVECTOR4( -0.5f, fHeight5, 0.5f, 1.0f );
svQuad[2].Texture = D3DXVECTOR2( fLeftU, fBottomV );

svQuad[3].Position = D3DXVECTOR4( fWidth5, fHeight5, 0.5f, 1.0f );
svQuad[3].Texture = D3DXVECTOR2( fRightU, fBottomV );

DWORD oldZ;
gEngine->GraphicsDevice()->GetDeviceCOM()->GetRenderState( D3DRS_ZENABLE, &oldZ );

if (oldZ)
gEngine->GraphicsDevice()->GetDeviceCOM()->SetRenderState( D3DRS_ZENABLE, FALSE );

gEngine->GraphicsDevice()->GetDeviceCOM()->SetFVF( D3DFVF_XYZRHW | D3DFVF_TEX1 );
gEngine->GraphicsDevice()->GetDeviceCOM()->DrawPrimitiveUP( D3DPT_TRIANGLESTRIP, 2, svQuad, sizeof( QuadVertex ) );

if (oldZ)
gEngine->GraphicsDevice()->GetDeviceCOM()->SetRenderState( D3DRS_ZENABLE, TRUE );
[/code]


Which works just fine but does not go through the shader because of the D3DFVF_XYZRHW value.

So I tried to use XYZ and XYZW but both gave me incorrect results. I also tried rendering the quad at size of [0,1] and sizes [-1,1] as I saw online some discussions, both failed, also [0,width/height] seems to have failed, but I may have not tried XYZ or XYZW in one or the other.

What is the solution for this ? How should I make my vertices so I can have a fullscreen quad which will also go through the vertex shader (the reason for it to go through the vertex shader is because I need a corner index of the quad to pass values to the pixel shader, so my texture UV is actually D3DXVECTOR3 with z being the index).
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I think that passing through shader but not touching position and texcoord might not cause any problems.

For example:
[code]void VS_FSQ (in float4 in_posH : POSITION, in float2 in_texC : TEXCOORD0, out out_posH : POSITION, out out_texC : TEXCOORD0)
{
out_texC = in_texC;
out_posH = in_posH;
}

float4 PS_FSQ (float2 texC : TEXCOORD0) : COLOR0
{
return tex2D (smpSomeSampler, texC);
}[/code]

NOTE: You must create a vertex declaration:
[code]D3DVERTEXELEMENT9 vFSQ [ ] =
{
{ 0, 0, D3DDECLTYPE_FLOAT4, D3DDECLMETHOD_DEFAULT, D3DDECLUSAGE_POSITION, 0 },
{ 0, 16, D3DDECLTYPE_FLOAT2, D3DDECLMETHOD_DEFAULT, D3DDECLUSAGE_TEXCOORD, 0 },
D3DDECL_END()
};

LPDIRECT3DVERTEXDECLARATION9 pDecl_FSQ = NULL;
yourD3DDevice->CreateVertexDeclaration (vFSQ, &pDecl_FSQ);[/code]

...and set it before rendering full screen quad with a shader like above:
[code]
LPDIRECT3DVERTEXDECLARATION9 pDecl_Curr = NULL;
yourD3DDevice->GetVertexDeclaration (&pDecl_Curr);
yourD3DDevice->SetVertexDeclaration (pDecl_FSQ);

//your FSQ rendering code goes here!

yourD3DDevice->SetVertexDeclaration (pDecl_Curr);[/code]

hth.
-R
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I already tired that (and yes, I know how to set vertex decelerations thanks) and it didn't work, I said that in the beginning of the thread, that is why I came here.
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