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Hi,

I'm trying to draw text and color bar on my scene using sprites.

I want to achieve something like this: [attachment=13506:Capture2.PNG]

 

I've tried to use this:

 

Font font = new Font(d3dDevice, new System.Drawing.Font("Arial", 20, 
System.Drawing.FontStyle.Regular));
            Sprite spr = new Sprite(d3dDevice);
            spr.Begin();
            font.DrawText(spr, "some string", 10, 20, new ColorBGRA(0, 65, 200, 0));
            spr.End();

 

but I've got just solid rectangles instead of each letter.

 

So, what should I do to receive desired result?

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I'm not sure what you mean by "solid rectangles", but it may be that you don't have the correct render states enabled to draw text.

 

D3DXSPRITE_ALPHABLEND

D3DXSPRITE_SORT_TEXTURE

 

try enabling those states on the d3dDevice using SetRenderState();

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I'm not sure what you mean by "solid rectangles", but it may be that you don't have the correct render states enabled to draw text.

 

D3DXSPRITE_ALPHABLEND

D3DXSPRITE_SORT_TEXTURE

 

try enabling those states on the d3dDevice using SetRenderState();

 

ALPHABLEND helped, thx

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