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2. Draw the top layer polygon (decal) also with depth testing enabled and depth buffer updates still disabled. 3. Draw the underlying polygon one more time with depth testing and depth buffer updates enabled, but color buffer updates disabled. 4. Enable color buffer updates and continue on. Outlining a polygon and drawing hidden lines are similar problems. If we have an algorithm to outline polygons, hidden lines can be removed by outlining polygons with one color and drawing the filled polygons with the background color.

When attempting to use a filtering algorithm other than the one supplied by the GLU library, it is important to keep a couple of things in mind. The highest resolution (finest) image of the mipmap (LOD 0) should always be used as the input image source for each level to be generated. For the box filter, the correct result is generated when the preceding level is used as the input image for generating the next level, but this is not true for other filter functions. Each time a new (coarser) level is generated, the filter needs to be scaled to twice the width of the previous version of the filter.

Texture coordinates are assigned to the vertices of all primitives (including the raster position of pixel images). The texture coordinates are part of a three dimensional homogeneous coordinate system (s,t,r,q ). When a primitive is rasterized a texture coordinate is computed for each pixel fragment. The texture coordinate is used to look up a texel value from the currently enabled texture map. 1]. OpenGL can treat coordinate values outside the range [0,1] in one of two ways: clamp or repeat. In the case of clamp, the coordinates are simply clamped to [0,1] causing the edge values of the texture to be stretched across the remaining parts of the polygon.

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