Name

glGenLists — generate a contiguous set of empty display lists

C Specification

GLuint glGenLists(GLsizei range);
 

Parameters

range

Specifies the number of contiguous empty display lists to be generated.

Description

glGenLists has one argument, range. It returns an integer n such that range contiguous empty display lists, named n, n + 1 , ... , n + range - 1 , are created. If range is 0, if there is no group of range contiguous names available, or if any error is generated, no display lists are generated, and 0 is returned.

Errors

GL_INVALID_VALUE is generated if range is negative.

GL_INVALID_OPERATION is generated if glGenLists is executed between the execution of glBegin and the corresponding execution of glEnd.

Associated Gets

glIsList

See Also

glCallList, glCallLists, glDeleteLists, glNewList

Copyright

Copyright © 1991-2006 Silicon Graphics, Inc. This document is licensed under the SGI Free Software B License. For details, see http://oss.sgi.com/projects/FreeB/.