How to draw text in 3d space and have it not always face the camera

I was trying to create an effect similar to MC holographic displays plugin. textsprite has the basis of this function but the text always follows the rotation of the camera when placed in the scene. I want the text to face a static direction at all times, so that information can be placed specifically and possibly art created with characters… can anyone help me achieve this?

If I understand your question correctly… you just want to texture a plane with an alpha map to produce the effect of a text floating in space. Alternatively, you can also use TextGeometry to create a proper 3d object for your text. You can control the thickness of the extrusion and the material it’s made of.

Using a CSS3d renderer might also be an option? See this example.

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