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OpenGL Displaying FPS in opengl

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How can I display the frames per second using opengl? Anyone got a quick code sample?

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Hey Josh,

You could try using Bitmap Font display lists, which means generating some display lists which draw characters based on a Windows bitmap font. It is simpler than it sounds, and its handy for slapping stuff like framerate, contents of parameters, etc on the screen
You could just use a subset that only has numbers in it if you wanted. Check out NeHe''s tutorials on how to do it (there''s a link to his site on the GD main page... I can''t remember the address off the top of my head).

The other (horrendous) alternative is to log frame counts to a text file and read it after running the program... VOMIT



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