WebGLRenderingContext.frontFace()

The WebGLRenderingContext.frontFace() method of the WebGL API specifies whether polygons are front- or back-facing by setting a winding orientation.

Syntax

void gl.frontFace(mode);

Parameters

mode
Sets the winding orientation. The default value is gl.CCW. Possible values:
  • gl.CW: Clock-wise winding.
  • gl.CCW: Counter-clock-wise winding.

Return value

None.

Examples

gl.frontFace(gl.CW);

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WebGL 1.0
The definition of 'frontFace' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial definition.
OpenGL ES 2.0
The definition of 'glFrontFace' 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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