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glGenLists function

Applies to: desktop apps only

The glGenLists function generates a contiguous set of empty display lists.

Syntax

GLuint WINAPI glGenLists(
  GLsizei range
);

Parameters

range

The number of contiguous empty display lists to be generated.

Error codes

The following error codes can be retrieved by the glGetError function.

NameMeaning
GL_INVALID_VALUE

range was negative.

GL_INVALID_OPERATION

The function was called between a call to glBegin and the corresponding call to glEnd.

Remarks

The glGenLists function 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 zero, if there is no group of range contiguous names available, or if any error is generated, then no display lists are generated and zero is returned.

The following function retrieves information related to glGenLists:

glIsList

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server

Header

Gl.h

Library

Opengl32.lib

DLL

Opengl32.dll

See also

glBegin
glCallList
glCallLists
glDeleteLists
glEnd
glIsList
glNewList

 

 

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