View3DShading(bpy_struct)

base class — bpy_struct

class bpy.types.View3DShading(bpy_struct)

Settings for shading in the 3D viewport

aov_name

Name of the active Shader AOV

Type

string, default “”, (never None)

background_color

Color for custom background color

Type

float array of 3 items in [0, 1], default (0.05, 0.05, 0.05)

background_type

Way to display the background

  • THEME Theme – Use the theme for background color.

  • WORLD World – Use the world for background color.

  • VIEWPORT Viewport – Use a custom color limited to this viewport only.

Type

enum in [‘THEME’, ‘WORLD’, ‘VIEWPORT’], default ‘THEME’

cavity_ridge_factor

Factor for the cavity ridges

Type

float in [0, 250], default 1.0

cavity_type

Way to display the cavity shading

  • WORLD World – Cavity shading computed in world space, useful for larger-scale occlusion.

  • SCREEN Screen – Curvature-based shading, useful for making fine details more visible.

  • BOTH Both – Use both effects simultaneously.

Type

enum in [‘WORLD’, ‘SCREEN’, ‘BOTH’], default ‘SCREEN’

cavity_valley_factor

Factor for the cavity valleys

Type

float in [0, 250], default 1.0

color_type

Color Type

  • MATERIAL Material – Show material color.

  • SINGLE Single – Show scene in a single color.

  • OBJECT Object – Show object color.

  • RANDOM Random – Show random object color.

  • VERTEX Attribute – Show active color attribute.

  • TEXTURE Texture – Show texture.

Type

enum in [‘MATERIAL’, ‘SINGLE’, ‘OBJECT’, ‘RANDOM’, ‘VERTEX’, ‘TEXTURE’], default ‘MATERIAL’

curvature_ridge_factor

Factor for the curvature ridges

Type

float in [0, 2], default 1.0

curvature_valley_factor

Factor for the curvature valleys

Type

float in [0, 2], default 1.0

cycles
Type

CyclesView3DShadingSettings, (readonly)

light

Lighting Method for Solid/Texture Viewport Shading

  • STUDIO Studio – Display using studio lighting.

  • MATCAP MatCap – Display using matcap material and lighting.

  • FLAT Flat – Display using flat lighting.

Type

enum in [‘STUDIO’, ‘MATCAP’, ‘FLAT’], default ‘STUDIO’

object_outline_color

Color for object outline

Type

float array of 3 items in [0, 1], default (0.0, 0.0, 0.0)

render_pass

Render Pass to show in the viewport

Type

enum in [‘COMBINED’, ‘EMISSION’, ‘ENVIRONMENT’, ‘AO’, ‘SHADOW’, ‘DIFFUSE_LIGHT’, ‘DIFFUSE_COLOR’, ‘SPECULAR_LIGHT’, ‘SPECULAR_COLOR’, ‘VOLUME_LIGHT’, ‘BLOOM’, ‘NORMAL’, ‘MIST’, ‘AOV’], default ‘COMBINED’

selected_studio_light

Selected StudioLight

Type

StudioLight, (readonly)

shadow_intensity

Darkness of shadows

Type

float in [0, 1], default 0.5

show_backface_culling

Use back face culling to hide the back side of faces

Type

boolean, default False

show_cavity

Show Cavity

Type

boolean, default False

show_object_outline

Show Object Outline

Type

boolean, default False

show_shadows

Show Shadow

Type

boolean, default False

show_specular_highlight

Render specular highlights

Type

boolean, default True

show_xray

Show whole scene transparent

Type

boolean, default False

show_xray_wireframe

Show whole scene transparent

Type

boolean, default True

single_color

Color for single color mode

Type

float array of 3 items in [0, 1], default (0.8, 0.8, 0.8)

studio_light

Studio lighting setup

Type

enum in [‘DEFAULT’], default ‘DEFAULT’

studiolight_background_alpha

Show the studiolight in the background

Type

float in [0, 1], default 0.0

studiolight_background_blur

Blur the studiolight in the background

Type

float in [0, 1], default 0.5

studiolight_intensity

Strength of the studiolight

Type

float in [0, inf], default 1.0

studiolight_rotate_z

Rotation of the studiolight around the Z-Axis

Type

float in [-3.14159, 3.14159], default 0.0

type

Method to display/shade objects in the 3D View

Type

enum in Shading Type Items, default ‘SOLID’

use_compositor

Preview the compositor output inside the viewport

Type

boolean, default False

use_dof

Use depth of field on viewport using the values from the active camera

Type

boolean, default False

use_scene_lights

Render lights and light probes of the scene

Type

boolean, default False

use_scene_lights_render

Render lights and light probes of the scene

Type

boolean, default True

use_scene_world

Use scene world for lighting

Type

boolean, default False

use_scene_world_render

Use scene world for lighting

Type

boolean, default True

use_studiolight_view_rotation

Make the HDR rotation fixed and not follow the camera

Type

boolean, default False

use_world_space_lighting

Make the lighting fixed and not follow the camera

Type

boolean, default False

wireframe_color_type

Color Type

  • MATERIAL Material – Show material color.

  • SINGLE Single – Show scene in a single color.

  • OBJECT Object – Show object color.

  • RANDOM Random – Show random object color.

  • VERTEX Attribute – Show active color attribute.

  • TEXTURE Texture – Show texture.

Type

enum in [‘MATERIAL’, ‘SINGLE’, ‘OBJECT’, ‘RANDOM’, ‘VERTEX’, ‘TEXTURE’], default ‘MATERIAL’

xray_alpha

Amount of alpha to use

Type

float in [0, 1], default 0.5

xray_alpha_wireframe

Amount of alpha to use

Type

float in [0, 1], default 0.5

classmethod bl_rna_get_subclass(id, default=None)
Parameters

id (string) – The RNA type identifier.

Returns

The RNA type or default when not found.

Return type

bpy.types.Struct subclass

classmethod bl_rna_get_subclass_py(id, default=None)
Parameters

id (string) – The RNA type identifier.

Returns

The class or default when not found.

Return type

type

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