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sparks3d.dll not working...

Post by drtech » Tue Jun 16, 2020 10:35 am

I noticed a new graphics setup for directx when I compiled and we upgraded from 19.2 to 20.1 with the new sparks3d.dll and Sparks3DXEngine.dll in the Sparks3D folder.

I checked and the 2 .dll files are in the subdirectory "Sparks3D" of OD, however the program is not seeing them and does not allow selecting that as an option in the graphics setup. I am still stuck using OpenGL, which is subpar and without the perio chart...

Any help on what I need to do to get it working or is this not ready for prime time yet?
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Re: sparks3d.dll not working...

Post by cmcgehee » Tue Jun 16, 2020 12:13 pm

On my computer it also says Sparks3D.dll not found, so it might not be ready for everyone.
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Re: sparks3d.dll not working...

Post by jcbdmd » Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:11 am

Went ahead and pushed 20.3.8 beta out to all my workstations, and this is the case with the beta as well

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