WebGLRenderingContext.clearDepth()

The WebGLRenderingContext.clearDepth() method of the WebGL API specifies the clear value for the depth buffer.

This specifies what depth value to use when calling the clear() method. The value is clamped between 0 and 1.

Syntax

void gl.clearDepth(depth);

Parameters

depth
A GLclampf specifying the depth value used when the depth buffer is cleared. Default value: 1.

Return value

None.

Examples

gl.clearDepth(0.5);

To get the current depth clear value, query the DEPTH_CLEAR_VALUE constant.

gl.getParameter(gl.DEPTH_CLEAR_VALUE);
// 0.5

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebGL 1.0
The definition of 'clearDepth' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.
OpenGL ES 2.0
The definition of 'glClearDepthf' in that specification.
Standard Man page of the OpenGL API.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari Servo
Basic Support9124.011125.1No support
Feature Android Chrome for Android Edge Mobile Firefox for Android IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic Support(Yes)25(Yes)4.0128.1

See also

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