DirectX UI

This is a discussion on DirectX UI within the Game Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; I can't find any reference to it. I downloaded the new documentation and update for 2005 DX SDK, and I ...

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    DirectX UI

    I can't find any reference to it. I downloaded the new documentation and update for 2005 DX SDK, and I have a sample that shows how to use it. But its very complex and I only understand portions of it.
    Where would I find better documentation for this new feature ? And can I use it with a 2d game, even if it uses D3D?
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    I'm sure you can use it any way you want, 2D included. What you have to realise is that GUI's are complex by nature.

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    Its extremely simple to use, what I don't understand is all the functions, and how to initiate it. :P And what it takes in Direct 3d to render it. I can't find any good reference...
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    So, no one have any idea?... I hate when microsoft doesn't document its additions correctly.
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    I hate when microsoft doesn't document its additions correctly.
    ...you mean like all the time?

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    Right. So Bubba, I guess there is no real documentation. I should just try my best to use the functions according to whats in the gui CPP file...
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