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Why can I not put objects in front of this jit.pwindow?

Feb 23 2013 | 6:22 pm

Not why I can’t put objects in front of this pwindow?

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Feb 24 2013 | 11:32 pm

Thanks for the replies Nic, what I am trying to put infront of the jit.pwindow is more complex than the dot I have included, its a bpatcher with loads of content, unfortunately it just sits behind the jit.pwindow taunting me!

Feb 25 2013 | 2:44 am

jit.pwindow with matrix data can have objects in front of it, but jit.pwindow using GL rendering can’t. Not sure why.

Feb 25 2013 | 10:05 am

I’ve had to settle on a pretty ugly work around for now, adding and removing the jit.pwindow from presentation mode with [presentation $1]. This results in some rather ugly, transient distortion, especially when the app I’m building switches between full screen mode being on/off.

Feb 25 2013 | 6:59 pm

yes, as you’ve discovered, you cannot layer non-opengl elements over opengl contexts.

May 28 2013 | 6:07 am

i used a transparent patcher in a similar situation

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