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hi, i got a problem with my water bumpmap shader: that are not the complete shaders, to have a quick overview i only poste the important parts: vertex shader:

{
    float3x3 otts; //WorldToTangenteSpace
    
    //only one big quad lying in the xz plane
    otts[0] = mul(float4(1,0,0,1),glstate.matrix.modelview[0]).xyz;
    otts[1] = mul(float4(0,0,1,1),glstate.matrix.modelview[0]).xyz;
    otts[2] = mul(float4(0,1,0,1),glstate.matrix.modelview[0]).xyz;

    //vertex displacement
    OUT.pos = mul(glstate.matrix.modelview[0],IN.pos);

    OUT.lightvec = normalize(mul(otts,glstate.light[0].position.xyz - OUT.pos.xyz));

    OUT.halfway = normalize(mul(otts,OUT.lightvec - normalize(OUT.pos.xyz)));

}


pixelshader:

 float3 norm = 2.0f * (tex2D(IN.texture1,IN.texcoord0.xy).rgb - 0.5f);
 IN.light = normalize(IN.light);
 IN.halfway = normalize(IN.halfway);

 float diffuse  = dot(IN.light,norm);
 float specular = dot(IN.halfway, norm);

 float4 temp = lit(diffuse,specular,32);

 color.rgb =  temp.y + temp.z;


so i dont get a specular effect.. dunno why, does anybody see an error? thx Chicki

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The halfway vector calculation in the vertex shader looks odd to me. The halfway vector is the normalized sum of the light vector and the view vector. You seem to be missing a view vector in tangent space. Also, OUT.lightvec is in tangent space so the halfway vector (L+V) should not be transformed into tangent space "again".

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