It’s time for a small upgrade/compiling for the new Embarcadero RAD Studio XE.
Fixes for typecasting error in Get3DTextSize, DrawText2D and DrawText3D. Remember to change the range for FirstGlyph and NumGlyph to 0 and 255 to get the full range of characters.
The more advanced taskbar in windows 7 has the capability to add a toolbar in the thumbnail preview. This example put two buttons in the thumbnail, and the main window will display a text when one of these buttons is displayed. (remember to press register before they appear)
Another bug has slipped through my testing. The Get3DTextSize() contained a small error that caused 1 character length string to be ignored.
My lovely dog a Cavalier King Charles has turned 13 years of age, and that is quite impressive. He is not like a puppy anymore, but he is as lovely as always. Happy birthday… (2010-04-20)
This is a demonstration of rendering to frame buffer objects (FBO) and then transfer the buffer to a TBitmap to use the UpdateLayeredWindow feature in windows to handle transparency.