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Add or Change 3-D Plot Glossiness

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The Plot>Glossiness menu item specifies the glossiness of a plotted surface. The glossiness value controls the amount of light reflected from the surface.

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Reflections can be rendered only if point light sources are enabled. Either one of the built-in light models or a user specified light model with at least one light source must be enabled, using the lightmodel or light options or the Plot>Lighting menu options.

  

To add glossiness to a 3-D plot:

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Click the plot to select it.

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Ensure that the plot is using a light scheme. See Change Lighting.

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From the Plot menu, select Glossiness. The Glossiness dialog opens.

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Move the slider to select from Matte or Glossy finish.

See Also

Change Lighting

Overview of Plot Menu for 2-D and 3-D Plots

plot3d/options