love.graphics.print not printing to screen!

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Master Thief
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Re: love.graphics.print not printing to screen!

Post by Master Thief » Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:42 am

I also have an old ATI Radeon (4800 I think, I can check if needed) and I'm having the same issue. It's probably something to do with ATIs (likely the old ones). My drivers are as up to date as they can be, since there hasn't been any updates for them in about half a decade.

I tested with older versions of love2d and they all print text perfectly fine up to 10.2. Version 11.0 is the one where that stops working for me.
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Re: love.graphics.print not printing to screen!

Post by dudeMan » Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:33 pm

decided to post my fix I used pre my new graphics card. Its not perfect and the sprite sheet could be better but it works.
https://github.com/PhilMo6/love2dPrintWorkaround
This uses anim8 to split an alphanumeric sprite sheet into quads and creates a print function that then draws the correct quads to the screen.

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