Object Info Node

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Object Info Node.

The Object Info node gives information about the object instance. This can be useful to give some variation to a single material assigned to multiple instances, either manually controlled through the object index, based on the object location, or randomized for each instance. For example a Noise texture can give random colors or a Color Ramp can give a range of colors to be randomly picked from.

Inputs

This node has no inputs.

Properties

This node has no properties.

Outputs

Location

Location of the object in world space.

Object Index

Object pass index, same as Pass Index in the Properties Editor ‣ Object ‣ Relations.

Material Index

Material pass index, same as Pass Index in the Properties Editor ‣ Material ‣ Settings.

Random

Random number unique to a single object instance.

Note

Note that this node only works for material shading nodes; it does nothing for lamp and world shading nodes.