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Finding the Width of a DirectX 9 Texture

Posted on 2004-04-05
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I've written a graphics engine for a 2d game using the DirectX 9 'Sprite' system.
I simply need to know how to find the widths of strangely dimensioned textures during runtime (eg 80x60, 400x120, etc...)
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Question by:TimNyborg
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by:Croow
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It sounds like you can solve this with the GetLevelDesc method.

LPDIRECT3DTEXTURE9 pTexture;

      D3DSURFACE_DESC desc;
      pTexture->GetLevelDesc(0,&desc);
      int width = desc.Width;
      int height = desc.Height;


The D3DSURFACE_DESC structure has a lot of other members, but I doubt they'd be very helpful to you.

Good luck
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by:TimNyborg
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I've tried that method, but level 0's width and height are converted to powers of 2, equal to or greater than the original dimensions

ie 40x80 becomes 64x128
Is there
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by:TimNyborg
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whoops

*Is there a way to keep the original size? As far as I can tell, the textures are being expanded to meet 2^n sizes, but that doesn't matter when you go to draw them as sprites, because the extra area is transparent

I just need to find the centers of the actual original image so I can place image on top
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Croow earned 125 total points
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Well then give this a try ...


      if(SUCCEEDED(D3DXCreateTextureFromFile(pDevice,pSrcFile,&pTexture)))
            bTexLoaded = true;

       D3DXIMAGE_INFO info;
       hr = D3DXGetImageInfoFromFile(pSrcFile,&info);

       int width = info.Width;
       int height = info.Height;
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