Effect FX Composer 2 extension

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Extension information
  • Purpose: unstated
  • Company(s): NVIDIA
  • Product(s): FX Composer 2
  • Last updated: unstated
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<import> Element

Category: <!-- fill in --> (See list of specification categories)

Introduction: <!-- fill in one sentence starting with a verb that describes purpose of this element --> Custom HLSL and CGFX Profiles for FX Composer.

Concepts

<!-- Background info needed to understand this element's purpose and place within COLLADA --> This <extra> at the <effect> level defines an effect with a direct reference to an external <code>.fx or .cgfx</code> file. It also includes compiler options for the specified effect file and can appear more than one time in the case of multiple profiles.

Attributes

Name Type Description Required?
url The url of the effect file to import.
compiler_options Compiler options for the specified file
profile The name of the profile (fx or cgfx)

Related Elements

Parent element(s) <effect>
Extra and/or Technique <extra type="import">/<technique profile="NVIDIA_FXCOMPOSER">
Child elements None
Other list any other relevant elements

Details

<!-- Additional info about how and child carrier where to use the element (and its children), lists of additional relevant links, detailed value tables for element or attribute values, etc. -->

Example

<effect id="Effect1" name="Gooch">
   <profile_COMMON>
       <technique sid="__fxc2_default">
           <constant/>
       </technique>
   </profile_COMMON>
   <extra type="import">
       <technique profile="NVIDIA_FXCOMPOSER">
           <import url="../Projects/Gooch.cgfx" compiler_options="" profile="cgfx"/>
       </technique>
   </extra>
</effect>