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Offline Breakfast

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« Posted 2002-10-31 13:07:27 »

If I wanted to create a square with a hole in the centre, would it be more efficient to draw the square on an Alpha'd texture and stick it to a square face, or to create a square shape with a hole cut in it and apply the visible square part of the texture?
Offline morbo

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« Reply #1 - Posted 2002-10-31 14:22:03 »

It depends on a few variables, but I'd say in general the transparent texture would be better, as long as the texture isn't too big.

Note the -in general-. You're best to try both and see what works best.
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