just another newbie.
i’ve just started out on opengl, but just wanted to make sure i’m heading in the right direction. is it possible to have a cube and allow the user to rotate it, and highlight the face that they click on?
Yes, it is possible. For examples, look at Nehe’s lesson 32:
I believe there is also a tutorial at:
Otherwise, a Google search on “opengl picking” should turn up some helpful results.
Hope that helps.