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WebGLRenderingContext.deleteTexture()

The WebGLRenderingContext.deleteTexture() method of the WebGL API deletes a given WebGLTexture object. This method has no effect if the texture has already been deleted.

Syntax

void gl.deleteTexture(texture);

Parameters

texture
A WebGLTexture object to delete.

Return value

None.

Examples

Deleting a texture

var canvas = document.getElementById('canvas');
var gl = canvas.getContext('webgl');
var texture = gl.createTexture();

// ...

gl.deleteTexture(texture);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebGL 1.0
The definition of 'deleteTexture' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.
OpenGL ES 2.0
The definition of 'glDeleteTextures' in that specification.
Standard Man page of the (similar) OpenGL API.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeFirefoxEdgeInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic Support94.01211125.1
FeatureAndroidChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic Support(Yes)25(Yes)(Yes)11128.1

See also

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