Adjust Sun And Sky Background Dialog Box
Defines the position, color, and effects of the sun and sky for a view.
Only available in photometric lighting workflow (LIGHTINGUNITS = 1 or 2).
List of Options
The following options are displayed.
Displays the results of the current sun and sky settings for the current view.
Sets the general properties of the sun.
Determines if the sky illumination is computed at render time. This has no impact
on the viewport illumination or the background. It simply makes the sky available
as a gathered light source for rendering.
- Intensity Factor
Provides a way to magnify the effect of the skylight.
Determines the magnitude of scattering effects in the atmosphere.
This category of properties pertains to the appearance and location of the ground
Determines the absolute position of the ground plane relative to world zero. This
parameter represents a world-space length and should be formatted in the current length
Determines the amount of blurring between ground plane and sky.
- Ground color
Determines the color of the ground plane.
This category of properties pertains to various artistic effects.
- Night Color
Specifies the color of the night sky.
- Aerial Perspective
Specifies if aerial perspective is applied.
- Visibility Distance
Specifies the distance at which 10% haze occlusion results.
Sun Disk Appearance
This category of properties pertains to the background only.
- Disk Scale
Specifies the scale of the sun disk (1.0 = correct size).
- Glow Intensity
Specifies the intensity of the sun glow.
- Disk Intensity
Specifies the intensity of the sun disk.
Sun Angle Calculator
Displays the current date setting.
Displays the current time setting.
- Daylight Saving
Displays the current setting for daylight saving time.
Displays the angle of the sun along the horizon clockwise from due north.
Displays the angle of the sun vertically from the horizon. The maximum is 90 degrees,
or directly overhead.
- Source Vector
Displays the coordinates of the direction of the sun.
Rendered Shadow Details
Specifies the properties of the shadows.
Displays the setting for shadow type. This setting is soft (area) only in photometric
workflow. This setting is read-only when display of shadows is turned off
Specifies the number of samples to take on the solar disk. Values are 0-1000.  is default. This setting is read-only when display of shadows is turned off.
Displays the setting for the appearance of the edges of shadows. This setting is read-only
when display of shadows is turned off.
Displays the current geographic location settings. When a city is not stored with
latitude and longitude, the city does not appear in the list.
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