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

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support912411125.1
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic support Yes25 Yes Yes11128.1

See also

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