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SpecularMaterial.SpecularPower Property

Gets or sets a value that specifies the degree to which a material applied to a 3-D model reflects the lighting model as shine.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Media.Media3D
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public double SpecularPower { get; set; }
<object SpecularPower="double" .../>

Property Value

Type: System.Double
Relative contribution, for a material applied as a 2-D brush to a 3-D model, of the specular component of the lighting model.

Identifier field


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Specular lighting reproduces the appearance of surfaces that are shiny or tend to reflect highlights. This property indicates the relative "shininess" of the material applied to the model. A larger value for this property specifies greater size and sharpness of the shine reflected by the material.

The following example creates an instance of SpecularMaterial and sets this property.

<MaterialGroup x:Key="LeavesMaterial1">
      <ImageBrush Stretch="UniformToFill" ImageSource="sample_images\leaves_closeup.png" TileMode="None" ViewportUnits="Absolute" Viewport="0 0 1 1" AlignmentX="Left" AlignmentY="Top" Opacity="1.000000" />
  <SpecularMaterial SpecularPower="85.3333">
      <SolidColorBrush Color="#FFFFFF" Opacity="1.000000"/>

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0