Adding Hello Virtual World text overlay
For starters, we're just going to put some text on the screen that you might use for a toast message to the user, or a heads-up display (HUD) with informative content. We're going to implement this incrementally in small steps:
- Create a simple overlay view with some text.
- Center it on the screen.
- Add parallax for stereoscopic viewing.
A simple text overlay
First, we'll add some overlay text in a simple way, not stereoscopically, just text on the screen. This will be our initial implementation of the
activity_main.xml file, and add the following lines to add an
OverlayView to your layout:
<.OverlayView android:id="@+id/overlay" android:layout_width="fill_parent" android:layout_height="fill_parent" ...