Name

gluQuadricOrientation — specify inside/outside orientation for quadrics

C Specification

void gluQuadricOrientation(GLUquadric* quad,
 GLenum orientation);
 

Parameters

quad

Specifies the quadrics object (created with gluNewQuadric).

orientation

Specifies the desired orientation. Valid values are GLU_OUTSIDE and GLU_INSIDE.

Description

gluQuadricOrientation specifies what kind of orientation is desired for quadrics rendered with quad. The orientation values are as follows:

GLU_OUTSIDE

Quadrics are drawn with normals pointing outward (the initial value).

GLU_INSIDE

Quadrics are drawn with normals pointing inward.

Note that the interpretation of outward and inward depends on the quadric being drawn.

See Also

gluNewQuadric, gluQuadricDrawStyle, gluQuadricNormals, gluQuadricTexture

Copyright

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