# glClearStencil

specify the clear value for the stencil buffer

## Signature

glClearStencil( GLint ( s ) )-> void
glClearStencil( )

## Parameters

VariablesDescription
s
Specifies the index used when the stencil buffer is cleared. The initial value is 0.

## Description

glClearStencil specifies the index used by glClear to clear the stencil buffer. s is masked with ${2}^{\mathit{m}}-1$ , where $\mathit{m}$ is the number of bits in the stencil buffer.

## Associated Gets

glGet with argument GL_STENCIL_CLEAR_VALUE
glGet with argument GL_STENCIL_BITS