Instance Method

initWithName:semantic:

Initializes a material property without a value.

Declaration

- (instancetype)initWithName:(NSString *)name semantic:(MDLMaterialSemantic)semantic;

Parameters

name

A descriptive name for the material property. For details, see the name property.

semantic

The semantic meaning for the material property’s value. For details, see the semantic property.

Return Value

A new material property object.

Discussion

The newly created material property’s value is empty, and its type property is MDLMaterialPropertyTypeNone. Use one of the properties listed in Working with a Material Property’s Value to provide a value for the material property.

See Also

Creating a Material Property

- initWithName:semantic:string:

Initializes a material property with a string value.

- initWithName:semantic:URL:

Initializes a material property with a URL value.

- initWithName:semantic:textureSampler:

Initializes a material property with a texture sampler object.

- initWithName:semantic:color:

Initializes a material property with a color value.

- initWithName:semantic:float:

Initializes a material property with a scalar value.

- initWithName:semantic:float2:

Initializes a material property with a 2-component vector value.

- initWithName:semantic:float3:

Initializes a material property with a 3-component vector value.

- initWithName:semantic:float4:

Initializes a material property with a 4-component vector value.

- initWithName:semantic:matrix4x4:

Initializes a material property with a 4 x 4 matrix value.