Skylight : Light

Skylight - superclass: light; super-superclass:node - classID: #(2079724664, 1378764549)

 

The Skylight is a Natural light used to simulate outdoor illumination.

Note:

In Autodesk VIZ, this light is implemented by the Texture_Sky class.

Constructor

Skylight...

TexSkyLight...

Properties

<Skylight>.multiplier Float default: 1.0 -- animatable; float

The light multiplier controls the intensity of the skylight.

<Skylight>.color Color default: (color 242.25 242.25 255) -- animatable

The sky color used by mode 1

<Skylight>.on Boolean default: true -- boolean

Toggle the light on and off.

<Skylight>.sky_color_map TextureMap default: undefined -- texmap

The map used to define the color of the sky

<Skylight>.sky_color_map_on Boolean default: true -- animatable; boolean

Toggle the color map usage on/off.

<Skylight>.sky_color_map_amt Float default: 100.0 -- animatable; float

Sets the opacity of the map. When it is 0, only the Sky Color is used. When it is 100, only the map is used.

<Skylight>.sky_mode Integer default: 1 -- integer; Skylight_Mode

Controls the sky mode:

0 - Use Scene Environment

1 - Sky Color

<Skylight>.enabled Boolean default: true -- alias for on

Toggle the light on and off.

<Skylight>.rgb Color default: (color 255 255 255) -- animatable; alias for color

The sky color used by mode 1

<Skylight>.rays_per_sample Integer default: 20 -- animatable; integer 

Get/Set the number of rays per sample

<Skylight>.ray_bias Float default: 0.005 -- animatable; float

Get/Set the rays bias value

<Skylight>.castShadows BooleanClass default: false -- animatable; boolean; Cast_Shadows

Toggle shadow casting on/off.

Skylight interfaces:

Interface: NaturalLightClass

Properties:

Methods:

<boolean>isSun()

Returns true if the light is a Sun light. In the case of Skylight, it will return false.

<boolean>isSky()

Returns true if the light is a Sky light. In the case of Skylight, it will return true.

Actions:See also

Texture_Sky

Node Common Properties, Operators, and Methods

MAXWrapper Common Properties, Operators, and Methods

Value Common Properties, Operators, and Methods