glPopMatrix function
Applies to: desktop apps only
The glPushMatrix and glPopMatrix functions push and pop the current matrix stack.
Syntax
void WINAPI glPopMatrix(void);
Parameters
This function has no parameters.
Return value
This function does not return a value.
Error codes
It is an error to push a full matrix stack, or to pop a matrix stack that contains only a single matrix. In either case, the error flag is set and no other change is made to the OpenGL state.
The following error codes can be retrieved by the glGetError function.
Name  Meaning 


The function was called while the current matrix stack contained only a single matrix. 

The function was called between a call to glBegin and the corresponding call to glEnd. 
Remarks
There is a stack of matrices for each of the matrix modes. In GL_MODELVIEW mode, the stack depth is at least 32. In the other two modes, GL_PROJECTION and GL_TEXTURE, the depth is at least 2. The current matrix in any mode is the matrix on the top of the stack for that mode.
The glPushMatrix function pushes the current matrix stack down by one, duplicating the current matrix. That is, after a glPushMatrix call, the matrix on the top of the stack is identical to the one below it. The glPopMatrix function pops the current matrix stack, replacing the current matrix with the one below it on the stack. Initially, each of the stacks contains one matrix, an identity matrix.
The following functions retrieve information related to glPushMatrix and glPopMatrix:
glGet with argument GL_MATRIX_MODE
glGet with argument GL_MODELVIEW_MATRIX
glGet with argument GL_PROJECTION_MATRIX
glGet with argument GL_TEXTURE_MATRIX
glGet with argument GL_MODELVIEW_STACK_DEPTH
glGet with argument GL_PROJECTION_STACK_DEPTH
glGet with argument GL_TEXTURE_STACK_DEPTH
glGet with argument GL_MAX_MODELVIEW_STACK_DEPTH
glGet with argument GL_MAX_PROJECTION_STACK_DEPTH
glGet with argument GL_MAX_TEXTURE_STACK_DEPTH
Requirements
Minimum supported client  Windows 2000 Professional 

Minimum supported server  Windows 2000 Server 
Header 

Library 

DLL 

See also
 glBegin
 glEnd
 glFrustum
 glLoadIdentity
 glLoadMatrix
 glMatrixMode
 glMultMatrix
 glOrtho
 glPushMatrix
 glRotate
 glScale
 glTranslate
 glViewport
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