Instance Method

initWithName:semantic:string:

Initializes a material property with a string value.

Declaration

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

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.

string

The string value for the material.

Return Value

A new material property object whose type property is MDLMaterialPropertyTypeString.

Discussion

The meaning of a string value depends on the renderer (or other software component) processing the material. For example, a string value might be treated as the name of a texture image to be loaded from a default path.

See Also

Creating a Material Property

- initWithName:semantic:

Initializes a material property without a 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.