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BerLan

GL_LINES and Textures

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Simple question: How do you assign textures when rendering lines? Textures do work for normal polygons, but i now need to assign textures for lines too. Currently the lines get rendered without any textures, just with the material colorvalues. Here''s a short summary of what i''m doing: (Lines are rendered antialiased) Material (diffuse, ambient, etc) is set. A texture is set. Blending is enabled. LOOP each line Texcoords are set for each line vertex. A normal is set for each line vertex. Line is rendered. END LOOP Setting glPolygonMode for GL_LINES and rendering the lines using polygons would probably solve this, but it doesn''t sound to be a very good solution. Any ideas on this?
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glEnable(GL_TEXTURE_2D);
glBegin(GL_LINES);
glTexCoord2f(0.0f, 1.0f);
glVertex2f(0.0f, 1.0f);
glTexCoord2f(1.0f, 0.0f);
glVertex2f(1.0f, 0.0f);
glEnd();


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Thanks for your reply.

So basically you mean that i should enable texturing once just before i''m rendering the lines? Sounds odd since i''ve learned that OpenGL is a state machine, and because i''ve already enabled the 2D texture-bit it should stay enabled. Well, off to try it anyway...
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