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AmbientLight

  • AmbientLight is an option for Graphics3D and related functions that gives the level of simulated ambient illumination in a three-dimensional picture.
  • The setting for AmbientLight must be a GrayLevel, Hue or RGBColor directive.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.9.12.
  • See also: Lighting, LightSources, SurfaceColor.

    Further Examples

    The first plot uses GrayLevel[0], the default setting for AmbientLight; the second plot uses Hue[1].

    Evaluate the cells to compare the plots.

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