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glGenLists.3G - Man Page

generate a contiguous set of empty display lists

C Specification

GLuint glGenLists( GLsizei range )



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


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.


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


See Also

glCallList(3G), glCallLists(3G), glDeleteLists(3G), glNewList(3G)

Referenced By

glCallList.3G(3), glCallLists.3G(3), glDeleteLists.3G(3), glIslist.3G(3), glNewList.3G(3).