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Lighting = texture?

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Hi guys! I'm trying to make a little application using lighting, and I'm having some troubles. The problem is that i'm not using textures (i don't know if it's a problem). I'm using only colors to paint the objects. I tryed to add a lighing on them, and it didn't work. But there something strange on this... I put some texture on the objects, and it worked! Doesn't lightning work with only colors? or I'm doing something wrong? Thank you! Fernando [edited by - FERNANDO-BRASIL on August 28, 2002 10:43:17 PM]

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lighting should work on untextured tris, its worked for me before. I gave my light ambience of (0.5, 0.5, 0.5, 1.0) and diffuse of (1.0, 1.0, 1.0, 1.0), and my tris were coloured (0.2, 0.2, 0.2). I did find that if you make the tri too bright, e.g. (1.0, 1.0, 1.0) it doesn''t seem to light, so maybe you''re doing something like that?

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If you''re using glColor* to setup lighting colors, it won''t work unless you use glColorMaterial. To get greater control over lighting you should learn out to use glMaterial* though.

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