ComponentRef

Render Text

RenderText

Render text on screen using the current material.

This component can only be used in the OnRender property on Model or Application components.

See also: Font.

Properties

Text

The text that will be rendered.

TextFloatRef

A reference to a floating point property that have its value rendered. The value will first be rounded to an integer, use FloatMultiply if decimals are needed.

FloatMultiply

If TextFloatRef is set, then the value will first be multiplied using FloatMultiply before render.

X / Y

X and Y coordinates where text will be rendered. Range is -1 to 1, with 0 at center. See also UseModelSpace-property.

Scale

Scale of text that will be rendered.

Align

Align text: Left or Center. If the text includes linebreaks, then the text will be centered using the width of the first line only.

StretchY

Default value is 1. Modify this value to stretch or shrink the text in the Y axis.

RenderCharExpression

An expression that will be executed before each character is rendered. This is useful for making animations. Special properties that can be modified in the expression are: CharX, CharY, CharRotate, CharScale and CharI.

UseModelSpace

If set then the text will be rendered relative to the current position of the Model executing the RenderText-command. If not set (default) then the text will be rendered in screen coordinates.

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