gluCylinder - draw a cylinder
void gluCylinder( GLUquadricObj *qobj, GLdouble baseRadius, GLdouble topRadius, GLdouble height, GLint slices, GLint stacks )
qobj Specifies the quadrics object (created with gluNewQuadric). baseRadius Specifies the radius of the cylinder at z = 0. topRadius Specifies the radius of the cylinder at z = height. height Specifies the height of the cylinder. slices Specifies the number of subdivisions around the z axis. stacks Specifies the number of subdivisions along the z axis.
gluCylinder draws a cylinder oriented along the z axis. The base of the cylinder is placed at z = 0, and the top at z=height. Like a sphere, a cylinder is subdivided around the z axis into slices, and along the z axis into stacks. Note that if topRadius is set to zero, then this routine will generate a cone. If the orientation is set to GLU_OUTSIDE (with gluQuadricOrientation), then any generated normals point away from the z axis. Otherwise, they point toward the z axis. If texturing is turned on (with gluQuadricTexture), then texture coordinates are generated so that t ranges linearly from 0.0 at z = 0 to 1.0 at z = height, and s ranges from 0.0 at the +y axis, to 0.25 at the +x axis, to 0.5 at the -y axis, to 0.75 at the -x axis, and back to 1.0 at the +y axis.
gluDisk, gluNewQuadric, gluPartialDisk, gluQuadricTexture, gluSphere
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Last Edited: Mon, May 22, 1995