[PD] Re: [GEM-dev] text2d expensive?
cgc at humboldtblvd.com
Fri Sep 10 07:45:26 CEST 2004
Yes, [text2d] uses a very inefficient OpenGL call (glDrawPixels if you
are curious), which Jamie and I discovered the other night. It is
highly recommended to use [text3d] for all text functions.
The 'FSAA $1' message will turn on anti-aliasing and make the text
nicer looking - try a value of 4.
On Sep 10, 2004, at 12:09 AM, Mirko Petrovich wrote:
> I noticed [text2d] eats 10% of my cpu. This make some patches
> unusable, like pdtgb01 which shows 200% of cpu usage when using 15
> text2d objects. This is strange because [text3d] works well.
> PB G4 1.33GHz
> OS X 10.3.5
> Gem 0.90
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