View Full Version : how do i read from the zbuffer?

11-27-2000, 02:18 PM
ok, i need to read what is the z pos given a raster x,y position... how do i do it? sounds simple, but i don't get it.

11-27-2000, 11:38 PM
Use glReadPixels with a format parameter of GL_DEPTH_COMPONENT, and with a width and height of 1.

- Matt