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# Inside a cube

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### #1Coventry  Members

Posted 06 November 2012 - 05:21 PM

Hi.
I have a question that bothers me for couple of hours and I failed with my experiments.
I am working with code from the following code sample http://xbox.create.m...e/primitives_3d
I would like to look inside of the cube with backface culling turned on.
I was manipulating the normals, but I failed.
Could you tell me what changes do I have to put to CubePrimitive.cs in order to change the face of every wall of the cube such that I can see it from inside? Here's the code, a little bit cleaned from unnecessary comments:
public CubePrimitive(GraphicsDevice graphicsDevice, float size)
{
// A cube has six faces, each one pointing in a different direction.
Vector3[] normals =
{
new Vector3(0, 0, 1),
new Vector3(0, 0, -1),
new Vector3(1, 0, 0),
new Vector3(-1, 0, 0),
new Vector3(0, 1, 0),
new Vector3(0, -1, 0),
};
// Create each face in turn.
foreach (Vector3 normal in normals)
{
// Get two vectors perpendicular to the face normal and to each other.
Vector3 side1 = new Vector3(normal.Y, normal.Z, normal.X);
Vector3 side2 = Vector3.Cross(normal, side1);
// Six indices (two triangles) per face.
// Four vertices per face.
AddVertex((normal - side1 - side2) * size / 2, normal);
AddVertex((normal - side1 + side2) * size / 2, normal);
AddVertex((normal + side1 + side2) * size / 2, normal);
AddVertex((normal + side1 - side2) * size / 2, normal);
}
InitializePrimitive(graphicsDevice);
}


### #2NightCreature83  Members

Posted 07 November 2012 - 07:12 AM

You will have to add the verts on the inside of the cube in a different order form the ones outside. The order should be Counter-Clock-Wise.

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