3D Features Planned for Version 8

joe andresen joseph.andresen at oracle.com
Mon Oct 8 10:53:23 PDT 2012

Ah I see,

no worries!


On 10/8/2012 10:30 AM, Pedro Duque Vieira wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> Was not talking to you, I was talking to Kirill who said ImageView was a
> Billboard.
> Thanks,
> On 10/8/2012 9:46 AM, Pedro Duque Vieira wrote:
>>> ImageView is a Billboard node you're
>>> saying that in 3D it is always oriented towards the camera? Shouldn't
>> that
>>> be a property of ImageView rather than a automatic behavior?
>> I did not say that a imageview IS a billboard, and i also did not say
>> that "in 3d" it is always oriented towards the camera.
>> Remember, JavaFX Nodes can take 3D transforms right now. I do not think
>> there is a notion of "3D or 2D" for an ImageView.
>> The previous example code shows how an image view could behave (possibly
>> if the transforms work like i think they do) LIKE a billboard.
>> You could test this in 2.2 kind of, but you wouldn't be able to see the
>> actual results i think. (since cameras don't move yet)

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