View Full Version : How to adjust light intensity?

06 June 2005, 10:05 AM
Hello, i just added a directional light as a backlight (skylight). But i was wondering why i don't see any controls for adjusting the light intensity, just the color. I checked all the light property tabs (shadow, influence, lens flare, etc.), but can't seem to find a control to adjust the intensity of a specific light... can anyone help me out? btw i'm using Vue 4.

06 June 2005, 06:41 AM
I have looked for that and didn't found any control. Weird.

The only explanation i see is that maybe the developpers have thought that there is only one directional light possible in a scen. And that is controled by the atmosphere editor. I will raise up this question at e-on i think.

06 June 2005, 09:26 AM
... I am using Vue/5Inf, and to control the intensety of additional light is easy by change a value between black and white in the color panel, this is also in some other applications the way to control the intensety... so Black is no light and more you go to the white value you increase the intensety.

06 June 2005, 09:57 AM
Surprise, surprise (not really) - it works. Not as strong as i expected it, but...

06 June 2005, 10:44 AM
yah i noticed that too. The problem is, sometimes i want the light to be just as colorful, only stronger. If i change the color value to more white, the light becomes brighter but it also becomes whiter. Neway, i'm glad i'm not the only who thinks this is weird. Hehe, oh someone please enlighten us here! :)

06 June 2005, 11:59 AM
I reported all of this to e-on. Hoepfully they will answer!

06 June 2005, 03:17 PM
Another solution is to make copies of your directional light and keep them all in the same directon. The intensities should add up.

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