Assign texture to IOR

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Assign texture to IOR

Postby kmdani » Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:36 am

kmdani Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:36 am
Hi!

As far as I can tell, the specular material uses float IOR value. I want to create a material that's IOR is changing according to a mask distribution. (black is 1.0 white is 1.2 lets say)
I tried to connect a texture, I tried a mix material where the texture is mixing two fix values (values above 1). But I think it is just not working.

I also tried to create an OSl texture node, with output type float, but it is not allowed.

Any solutions?
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Re: Assign texture to IOR

Postby juanjgon » Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:36 pm

juanjgon Wed Sep 30, 2020 3:36 pm
I'm afraid that this input is not texturable. That means that you can't link a texture node to it, including probably an OSL texture. It only accepts a constant float value.

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