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  • Shading is an option for SurfaceGraphics that specifies whether the surfaces should be shaded.
  • With Shading -> False, the surface will be white all over. So long as Mesh -> True, however, mesh lines will still be drawn.
  • When Shading -> True, the actual shading used can either be determined by the height, or, when Lighting -> True, from simulated illumination.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 1.9.7.
  • See also: HiddenSurface, ClipFill.

    Further Examples

    Compare the two plots to see the effect of resetting the option.

    Evaluate the cells to see the graphics.