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glBindTexture() inside of glBegin()

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I've got a "GLuint texture[6]" globally declared and in my init function I've got a "AUX_RGBImageRec *TextureImage[6]" declared. I obviously want to load in 6 different textures and then later apply them to various quads. so I say
	for( i = 0; i < 6; i++ )
        if( TextureImage[ i ] = LoadBMP( makeFilename( fgets( buffer, 80, file ) ) ) )
			glGenTextures( 1, &texture[ i ] );
			glBindTexture( GL_TEXTURE_2D, texture[ i ] );
			glTexImage2D( GL_TEXTURE_2D, 0, 3, TextureImage[ i ]->sizeX, TextureImage[ i ]->sizeY, 0, GL_RGB, GL_UNSIGNED_BYTE, TextureImage[ i ]->data );
		if( TextureImage[ i ] )
			if( TextureImage[ i ]->data )
				free( TextureImage[0]->data );
			free( TextureImage[ i ] );
presuming this will load my 6 textures (from my text file) into texture[ i ], from 0 to 5. It appears to, because when I am in my display function and I say "glBindTexture( GL_TEXTURE_2D, texture[0] );" or any other texture[num] it displays the right texture, BUT only if the glBindTexture() function is outside of my glBegin() - glEnd() block. If I try to glBindTexture() inside of glBegin() it automatically uses the 6th texture, no matter what value I give it. I need to draw multiple quads, each with a different texture, in my glBegin() - glEnd() block, but it's not working... Help? Edited by - JodoKaast on March 3, 2002 9:44:31 PM

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From MSDN (and presumably the OpenGL 1.1 Man pages) under glBegin()/glEnd()


You can use only a subset of OpenGL functions between glBegin and glEnd. The functions you can use are:

From the glBindTexture page in the error codes section:

GL_INVALID_OPERATION glBindTexture was called between a call to glBegin and the corresponding call to glEnd.

Perhaps you should try reading the manual in future


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Hi, you cant do that, limitaion of OpenGL, if you get the glBindTexture to return a value (ie. GLenum n=glBindTexture(...))
you''ll see its returning an error to the sounds of GL_ENUM_BLAH_BLAH, so, you get the last texture bind if ur new one fails. heres some sample code:

typedef struct
float p1[3], p2[3], p3[3], p4[3];
// face id "[6]" and xyz "[3]"
typedef struct {
face faces[6];
}cube = {...}; // put vert data here

for(int i=1;i<6;i++)

that should work (all of the top of my head so might need debuging) you should probably download the OpenGL Platform SDK, or get it online at http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/
under Platform SDK -> Graphics -> OpenGL

if you need any more help e-mail me:silvermace007@hotmail.com
i couldn''t find any one to one help when i was learning so im helping others, dont hesitate to ask.

Danushka G[_a[)iAt()I2*
bye, hope this helps

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