Defines how data in a vertex stream is interpreted during a draw call.
Assembly: Microsoft.Xna.Framework (in microsoft.xna.framework.dll)
public enum PrimitiveType
| ||Member name||Description|
|LineList||Renders the vertices as a list of isolated straight line segments. Calls that use this primitive type fail if the count is less than two or is odd.|
|LineStrip||Renders the vertices as a single polyline. Calls that use this primitive type fail if the count is less than two. |
|PointList||Renders the vertices as a collection of isolated points. This value is unsupported for indexed primitives.|
|TriangleFan||Renders the vertices as a triangle fan. |
|TriangleList||Renders the specified vertices as a sequence of isolated triangles. Each group of three vertices defines a separate triangle. Back-face culling is affected by the current winding-order render state.|
|TriangleStrip||Renders the vertices as a triangle strip. The back-face culling flag is flipped automatically on even-numbered triangles.|
Using triangle strips or triangle fans is often more efficient than using triangle lists because fewer vertices are duplicated.
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