PBRBaseMaterial

The Physically based material base class of BJS.

This offers the main features of a standard PBR material. For more information, please refer to the documentation : https://doc.babylonjs.com/how_to/physically_based_rendering

Hierarchy

Implements

Index

Constructors

Properties

Methods

Constructors

constructor

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  • Instantiates a new PBRMaterial instance.

    Parameters

    • name: string

      The material name

    • scene: Scene

      The scene the material will be use in.

    Returns PBRBaseMaterial

Properties

allowShaderHotSwapping

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allowShaderHotSwapping: boolean

Gets or sets a boolean indicating that the material is allowed to do shader hot swapping. This means that the material can keep using a previous shader while a new one is being compiled. This is mostly used when shader parallel compilation is supported (true by default)

alpha

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alpha: number

Gets the alpha value of the material

alphaMode

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alphaMode: number

Gets the value of the alpha mode

animations

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animations: Nullable<Array<Animation>>

Stores the animations for the material

anisotropy

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Defines the anisotropic parameters for the material.

backFaceCulling

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backFaceCulling: boolean

Gets the back-face culling state

brdf

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Defines the BRDF parameters for the material.

checkReadyOnEveryCall

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checkReadyOnEveryCall: boolean

Specifies if the ready state should be checked on each call

checkReadyOnlyOnce

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checkReadyOnlyOnce: boolean

Specifies if the ready state should be checked once

clearCoat

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Defines the clear coat layer parameters for the material.

customShaderNameResolve

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customShaderNameResolve: function

Custom callback helping to override the default shader used in the material.

Type declaration

    • (shaderName: string, uniforms: string[], uniformBuffers: string[], samplers: string[], defines: PBRMaterialDefines): string
    • Parameters

      • shaderName: string
      • uniforms: string[]
      • uniformBuffers: string[]
      • samplers: string[]
      • defines: PBRMaterialDefines

      Returns string

disableDepthWrite

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disableDepthWrite: boolean

Specifies if depth writing should be disabled

doNotSerialize

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doNotSerialize: boolean

Specifies if the material should be serialized

fillMode

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fillMode: number

Sets the material fill mode

fogEnabled

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fogEnabled: boolean

Gets the value of the fog enabled state

forceDepthWrite

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forceDepthWrite: boolean

Specifies if depth writing should be forced

getRenderTargetTextures

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getRenderTargetTextures: Nullable<function>

Callback triggered to get the render target textures

hasRenderTargetTextures

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hasRenderTargetTextures: boolean

Gets a boolean indicating that current material needs to register RTT

id

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id: string

The ID of the material

inspectableCustomProperties

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inspectableCustomProperties: IInspectable[]

List of inspectable custom properties (used by the Inspector)

see

https://doc.babylonjs.com/how_to/debug_layer#extensibility

isFrozen

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isFrozen: boolean

Specifies if updates for the material been locked

metadata

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metadata: any

Gets or sets user defined metadata

name

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name: string

The name of the material

needDepthPrePass

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needDepthPrePass: boolean

Gets the depth pre-pass value

onBind

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onBind: function

Called during a bind event

Type declaration

onBindObservable

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onBindObservable: Observable<AbstractMesh>

An event triggered when the material is bound

onCompiled

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onCompiled: Nullable<function>

Callback triggered when the material is compiled

onDispose

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onDispose: function

Called during a dispose event

Type declaration

    • (): void
    • Returns void

onDisposeObservable

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onDisposeObservable: Observable<Material>

An event triggered when the material is disposed

onError

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onError: Nullable<function>

Callback triggered when an error occurs

onUnBindObservable

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onUnBindObservable: Observable<Material>

An event triggered when the material is unbound

pointSize

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pointSize: number

Stores the size of points

pointsCloud

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pointsCloud: boolean

Sets the state of point cloud mode

reservedDataStore

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reservedDataStore: any

For internal use only. Please do not use.

separateCullingPass

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separateCullingPass: boolean

Specifies if there should be a separate pass for culling

sheen

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Defines the Sheen parameters for the material.

sideOrientation

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sideOrientation: number

Stores the value for side orientation

state

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state: string

The state of the material

subSurface

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Defines the SubSurface parameters for the material.

transparencyMode

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transparencyMode: Nullable<number>

Sets the transparency mode of the material.

Value Type Description
0 OPAQUE
1 ALPHATEST
2 ALPHABLEND
3 ALPHATESTANDBLEND

uniqueId

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uniqueId: number

Gets or sets the unique id of the material

useLogarithmicDepth

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useLogarithmicDepth: boolean

Enabled the use of logarithmic depth buffers, which is good for wide depth buffers.

wireframe

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wireframe: boolean

Sets the state of wireframe mode

zOffset

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zOffset: number

Stores the z offset value

Static AllDirtyFlag

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AllDirtyFlag: number

The all dirty flag value

Static AttributesDirtyFlag

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AttributesDirtyFlag: number

The dirty attribute flag value

Static ClockWiseSideOrientation

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ClockWiseSideOrientation: number

Stores the clock-wise side orientation

Static CounterClockWiseSideOrientation

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CounterClockWiseSideOrientation: number

Stores the counter clock-wise side orientation

Static DEFAULT_AO_ON_ANALYTICAL_LIGHTS

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DEFAULT_AO_ON_ANALYTICAL_LIGHTS: number

Defines the default value of how much AO map is occluding the analytical lights (point spot...).

Static FresnelDirtyFlag

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FresnelDirtyFlag: number

The dirty fresnel flag value

Static LIGHTFALLOFF_GLTF

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LIGHTFALLOFF_GLTF: number

PBRMaterialLightFalloff gltf: light is falling off as described in the gltf moving to PBR document to enhance interoperability with other engines.

Static LIGHTFALLOFF_PHYSICAL

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LIGHTFALLOFF_PHYSICAL: number

PBRMaterialLightFalloff Physical: light is falling off following the inverse squared distance law.

Static LIGHTFALLOFF_STANDARD

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LIGHTFALLOFF_STANDARD: number

PBRMaterialLightFalloff Standard: light is falling off like in the standard material to enhance interoperability with other materials.

Static LightDirtyFlag

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LightDirtyFlag: number

The dirty light flag value

Static LineListDrawMode

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LineListDrawMode: number

Returns the line list draw mode

Static LineLoopDrawMode

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LineLoopDrawMode: number

Returns the line loop draw mode

Static LineStripDrawMode

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LineStripDrawMode: number

Returns the line strip draw mode

Static MiscDirtyFlag

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MiscDirtyFlag: number

The dirty misc flag value

Static PBRMATERIAL_ALPHABLEND

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PBRMATERIAL_ALPHABLEND: number

PBRMaterialTransparencyMode: Pixels are blended (according to the alpha mode) with the already drawn pixels in the current frame buffer.

Static PBRMATERIAL_ALPHATEST

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PBRMATERIAL_ALPHATEST: number

PBRMaterialTransparencyMode: Alpha Test mode, pixel are discarded below a certain threshold defined by the alpha cutoff value.

Static PBRMATERIAL_ALPHATESTANDBLEND

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PBRMATERIAL_ALPHATESTANDBLEND: number

PBRMaterialTransparencyMode: Pixels are blended (according to the alpha mode) with the already drawn pixels in the current frame buffer. They are also discarded below the alpha cutoff threshold to improve performances.

Static PBRMATERIAL_OPAQUE

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PBRMATERIAL_OPAQUE: number

PBRMaterialTransparencyMode: No transparency mode, Alpha channel is not use.

Static PointFillMode

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PointFillMode: number

Returns the point fill mode

Static PointListDrawMode

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PointListDrawMode: number

Returns the point list draw mode

Static TextureDirtyFlag

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TextureDirtyFlag: number

The dirty texture flag value

Static TriangleFanDrawMode

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TriangleFanDrawMode: number

Returns the triangle fan draw mode

Static TriangleFillMode

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TriangleFillMode: number

Returns the triangle fill mode

Static TriangleStripDrawMode

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TriangleStripDrawMode: number

Returns the triangle strip draw mode

Static WireFrameFillMode

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WireFrameFillMode: number

Returns the wireframe mode

Methods

bind

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  • Parameters

    Returns void

bindForSubMesh

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bindOnlyNormalMatrix

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  • bindOnlyNormalMatrix(normalMatrix: Matrix): void
  • Binds the given normal matrix to the active effect

    Parameters

    • normalMatrix: Matrix

      the matrix to bind

    Returns void

bindOnlyWorldMatrix

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  • bindOnlyWorldMatrix(world: Matrix): void
  • Binds the given world matrix to the active effect

    Parameters

    • world: Matrix

      the matrix to bind

    Returns void

bindSceneUniformBuffer

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  • Binds the scene's uniform buffer to the effect.

    Parameters

    • effect: Effect

      defines the effect to bind to the scene uniform buffer

    • sceneUbo: UniformBuffer

      defines the uniform buffer storing scene data

    Returns void

bindView

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  • bindView(effect: Effect): void
  • Binds the view matrix to the effect

    Parameters

    • effect: Effect

      defines the effect to bind the view matrix to

    Returns void

bindViewProjection

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  • bindViewProjection(effect: Effect): void
  • Binds the view projection matrix to the effect

    Parameters

    • effect: Effect

      defines the effect to bind the view projection matrix to

    Returns void

buildUniformLayout

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  • buildUniformLayout(): void
  • Initializes the uniform buffer layout for the shader.

    Returns void

clone

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  • Makes a duplicate of the material, and gives it a new name

    Parameters

    • name: string

      defines the new name for the duplicated material

    Returns Nullable<Material>

    the cloned material

dispose

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  • dispose(forceDisposeEffect?: boolean, forceDisposeTextures?: boolean): void
  • Disposes the resources of the material.

    Parameters

    • Optional forceDisposeEffect: boolean

      Forces the disposal of effects.

    • Optional forceDisposeTextures: boolean

      Forces the disposal of all textures.

    Returns void

forceCompilation

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forceCompilationAsync

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freeze

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  • freeze(): void
  • Locks updates for the material

    Returns void

getActiveTextures

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getAlphaTestTexture

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getAnimatables

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  • Returns the animatable textures.

    Returns IAnimatable[]

    • Array of animatable textures.

getBindedMeshes

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getClassName

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  • getClassName(): string

getEffect

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getScene

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hasTexture

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  • Checks to see if a texture is used in the material.

    Parameters

    Returns boolean

    • Boolean specifying if a texture is used in the material.

isMetallicWorkflow

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  • isMetallicWorkflow(): boolean
  • Specifies if the material uses metallic roughness workflow.

    Returns boolean

    boolean specifiying if the material uses metallic roughness workflow.

isReady

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  • isReady(mesh?: AbstractMesh, useInstances?: boolean): boolean
  • Parameters

    • Optional mesh: AbstractMesh
    • Optional useInstances: boolean

    Returns boolean

isReadyForSubMesh

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  • Specifies that the submesh is ready to be used.

    Parameters

    • mesh: AbstractMesh

      BJS mesh.

    • subMesh: SubMesh

      A submesh of the BJS mesh. Used to check if it is ready.

    • Optional useInstances: boolean

      Specifies that instances should be used.

    Returns boolean

    • boolean indicating that the submesh is ready or not.

markAsDirty

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  • markAsDirty(flag: number): void
  • Marks a define in the material to indicate that it needs to be re-computed

    Parameters

    • flag: number

      defines a flag used to determine which parts of the material have to be marked as dirty

    Returns void

markDirty

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  • markDirty(): void
  • Marks the material to indicate that it needs to be re-calculated

    Returns void

needAlphaBlending

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  • needAlphaBlending(): boolean
  • Specifies whether or not this material should be rendered in alpha blend mode.

    Returns boolean

needAlphaBlendingForMesh

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needAlphaTesting

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  • needAlphaTesting(): boolean
  • Specifies whether or not this material should be rendered in alpha test mode.

    Returns boolean

serialize

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  • serialize(): any
  • Serializes this material

    Returns any

    the serialized material object

toString

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  • toString(fullDetails?: boolean): string
  • Returns a string representation of the current material

    Parameters

    • Optional fullDetails: boolean

      defines a boolean indicating which levels of logging is desired

    Returns string

    a string with material information

unbind

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  • unbind(): void
  • Unbinds the material from the mesh

    Returns void

unfreeze

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  • unfreeze(): void
  • Unlocks updates for the material

    Returns void

Static Parse

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  • Creates a material from parsed material data

    Parameters

    • parsedMaterial: any

      defines parsed material data

    • scene: Scene

      defines the hosting scene

    • rootUrl: string

      defines the root URL to use to load textures

    Returns Nullable<Material>

    a new material

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