ALLEGRO_PRIM_ATTR man page

ALLEGRO_PRIM_ATTR — Allegro 5 API

Synopsis

#include <allegro5/allegro_primitives.h>

typedef enum ALLEGRO_PRIM_ATTR

Description

Enumerates the types of vertex attributes that a custom vertex may have.

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ALLEGRO_PRIM_POSITION - Position information, can be stored only in ALLEGRO_PRIM_SHORT_2, ALLEGRO_PRIM_FLOAT_2 and ALLEGRO_PRIM_FLOAT_3.
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ALLEGRO_PRIM_COLOR_ATTR - Color information, stored in an ALLEGRO_COLOR(3). The storage field of ALLEGRO_VERTEX_ELEMENT is ignored
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ALLEGRO_PRIM_TEX_COORD - Texture coordinate information, can be stored only in ALLEGRO_PRIM_FLOAT_2 and ALLEGRO_PRIM_SHORT_2. These coordinates are normalized by the width and height of the texture, meaning that the bottom-right corner has texture coordinates of (1, 1).
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ALLEGRO_PRIM_TEX_COORD_PIXEL - Texture coordinate information, can be stored only in ALLEGRO_PRIM_FLOAT_2 and ALLEGRO_PRIM_SHORT_2. These coordinates are measured in pixels.
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ALLEGRO_PRIM_USER_ATTR - A user specified attribute. You can use any storage for this attribute. You may have at most ALLEGRO_PRIM_MAX_USER_ATTR (currently 10) of these that you can specify by adding an index to the value of ALLEGRO_PRIM_USER_ATTR, e.g. the first user attribute is ALLEGRO_PRIM_USER_ATTR + 0, the second is ALLEGRO_PRIM_USER_ATTR + 1 and so on.

To access these custom attributes from GLSL shaders you need to declare attributes that follow this nomenclature: user_attr_# where # is the index of the attribute.

To access these custom attributes from HLSL you need to declare a parameter with the following semantics: TEXCOORD{# + 2} where # is the index of the attribute. E.g. the first attribute can be accessed via TEXCOORD2, second via TEXCOORD3 and so on.

Since: 5.1.6

See Also

ALLEGRO_VERTEX_DECL(3), ALLEGRO_PRIM_STORAGE(3)

Referenced By

ALLEGRO_PRIM_STORAGE(3), ALLEGRO_VERTEX(3), ALLEGRO_VERTEX_ELEMENT(3).

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