• Yokemate of Keyboards
    Yokemate of Keyboards
    Posts: 11592 from 2003/5/22
    From: Germany
    > I did [...] ask if [...] Ambient (and maybe other) standard desktop applications
    > make use of it for drawing windows, icons, toolbar images, window shadows

    Yes, Ambient uses conventional 2D acceleration on Radeon GPUs up to R500 series. It even uses 3D functions (Enhanced Display) for nice effects (but that's still not through OpenGL/TinyGL).

    > I don't think that Ambient [...] does make use of that besides for special tools
    > like the screen cubes and such.

    Ambient uses 3D functions if Enhanced Display is activated, but not via OpenGL/TinyGL.
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