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homo

A defect in rendering

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hello

    I have found a defect in rendering a model in directx9,the defect is illustrated by the following attach files.when I rotate the model,the defect disappeared.I enabled the depth testing and lighting.here is my code.

 

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D3DLIGHT9 light;    // create the light struct
    D3DMATERIAL9 material;    // create the material struct
DefaultMaterial::getMaterial(material,JADE);
    ZeroMemory(&light, sizeof(light));    // clear out the light struct for use
    light.Type = D3DLIGHT_DIRECTIONAL;    // make the light type 'directional light'
    light.Diffuse =material.Diffuse ;
light.Ambient=material.Ambient ;
light.Specular=material.Specular ;
    light.Direction = D3DXVECTOR3(-1.0f, -0.3f, -1.0f);

    m_pDevice->SetLight(0, &light);    // send the light struct properties to light #0
    m_pDevice->LightEnable(0, TRUE);    // turn on light #0

    m_pDevice->SetMaterial(&material);    // set the globably-used material to &material

    r=m_pDevice->SetRenderState(D3DRS_LIGHTING, TRUE);    // turn on the 3D lighting
    r=m_pDevice->SetRenderState(D3DRS_ZENABLE, TRUE);    // turn on the z-buffer
   r=m_pDevice->SetRenderState(D3DRS_AMBIENT, D3DCOLOR_XRGB(250, 250, 250));    // ambient light
   m_pDevice->SetRenderState(D3DRS_ZFUNC,D3DCMP_LESS);
   m_pDevice->SetRenderState(D3DRS_ZWRITEENABLE,true);

Does that mean I'm doing something wrong?Thanks for the help!

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This might be ZFighting. If you set up your projection matrix with very high far plane distance or a near plane distance very close to zero, depth buffer precision goes kaput.

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Yes, you're not using the programmable pipeline.

Please try to be constructive in your comments - this isn't helpful to his current problem, and you don't even provide any background to your statement.

 

I agree with Schrompf that it might be Z-fighting and could be corrected with modification of your projection parameters.

 

Agreed - and also to note: if it is z-fighting then using the programmable versus the fixed pipeline will make damn-all difference.  You'll still get z-fighting.

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Yup, looks like Z-Fighting to me.  Here's an article which helps explain how to fix it using various methods and render states: http://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/alternatives-to-using-z-bias-to-fix-z-fighting-issues

 

I'm going to assume you're using D3DFMT_D24S8 as your depth buffer format.  If you're using D3DFMT_D16, then you're more likely to get Z-Fighting artifacts.

 

Shogun.

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Thanks for the tip.I changed D3DFMT_D16 to D3DFMT_D24X8; it works very well.

thanks!

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