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A look at the all new Text COMP

The new experimental release of TouchDesigner brought with it a slew of exciting changes — a newly implemented Vulkan graphics API, high DPI panel rendering, native VST support, and the list goes on! One of the features in that list that may not have jumped right out at you is the introduction of the Text COMP.The Text COMP has been introduced as a replacement for the Field COMP, which enabled the addition of text or numeric data entry fields to user interfaces built within Touch. The Text COMP includes a number of new features which greatly expand upon the capabilities of its predecessor, allowing it to be used not only as an editable field for entering information, but also as a flexible tool for adding static text like labels to UIs. In this post, we’ll dive into several of the new features and what they mean for the future of creating UIs within TouchDesigner.

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