# Thread: How to Perform a Composite Concatenation [Transformation] Through Code

1. ## How to Perform a Composite Concatenation [Transformation] Through Code

using C++ , OpenGL , and Visual Studio 2013 IDE

Code :
```void drawSquare(){
glVertex2i(200, 100);//vertices for points(coordinates)
glVertex2i(250, 100);
glVertex2i(250, 150);
glVertex2i(200, 150);
glEnd();

}```

Code :
```void myDisplay(void)
{
glClear(GL_COLOR_BUFFER_BIT);
drawSquare();
glTranslatef(1.5, 1.5, 0);
drawSquare();
glScalef(0.3, 0.3, 0);
drawSquare();
glRotatef(45, 0, 0, 1);
drawSquare();
glFlush();   //Set all output to display
}```
does this code perform composite concatenation ?

Question

Build a transformation that
a) Rotate through 45 deg [M1]
b) Scale in X By 1.5 and in Y By -2 [M2]
c) Translate Through (3,5) [M3]

Find the image under this transofrmation of the point (1,2)

so we will work backwards and first apply part c then part b then part a

i.e M3 * M2 * M1

Step-1

Step-2

i understood the process of Composite Concatenation

what i dont understand is how to perform a composite concatenation through program code ?

consider the code i posted at the very beginning

it calls

drawSquare
glRotate
drawSquare
glTranslate
drawSquare

is this composite concatenation ?

how do i use the final generated Matrix (Qx,Qy,1) and use it to perform composite concatenation

2. Originally Posted by umartariq
does this code perform composite concatenation ?
...
i understood the process of Composite Concatenation
what i dont understand is how to perform a composite concatenation through program code ?
Websearch glTranslatef and glRotatef and read the manual pages. They'll tell you the answer.

For other related reading, websearch 'Composite Concatenation opengl'.

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