glClipPlane — specify a plane against which all geometry is clipped
|const GLdouble *||equation|
Specifies which clipping plane is being positioned. Symbolic names of the form
GL_CLIP_PLANEi, where i is an integer between 0 and
GL_MAX_CLIP_PLANES , are accepted.
Specifies the address of an array of four double-precision floating-point values. These values are interpreted as a plane equation.
Geometry is always clipped against the boundaries of a six-plane frustum in x, y, and z.
glClipPlane allows the specification of additional planes, not necessarily perpendicular to the x, y, or z axis, against which all geometry is clipped. To determine the maximum number of additional clipping planes, call glGetIntegerv with argument
GL_MAX_CLIP_PLANES. All implementations support at least six such clipping planes. Because the resulting clipping region is the intersection of the defined half-spaces, it is always convex.
glClipPlane specifies a half-space using a four-component plane equation. When
glClipPlane is called,
equation is transformed by the inverse of the modelview matrix and stored in the resulting eye coordinates. Subsequent changes to the modelview matrix have no effect on the stored plane-equation components. If the dot product of the eye coordinates of a vertex with the stored plane equation components is positive or zero, the vertex is in with respect to that clipping plane. Otherwise, it is out.
All clipping planes are initially defined as (0, 0, 0, 0) in eye coordinates and are disabled.
GL_INVALID_ENUM is generated if
plane is not an accepted value.
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