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The Sun command opens the Sun panel.
The Sun panel controls the sun and sunlight preview in rendered viewports.
Turns on the sun. The sun is a strong directional light whose location and direction is determined by the Sun Position, Date and Time, and Location settings. The sun position can also be controlled manually.
Sun angles are taken direction from the Sun Position settings which become editable. The Date and Time and Location settings are hidden.
Specifies what angle (measured counter-clockwise from the positive x direction) is considered to be North in the model. By default, this is the world positive y direction (90 degrees).
Opens a previously saved sun setting from a .rsun file.
Saves the current sun settings to a .rsun file.
In Manual control mode, sets the sun's direction.
Specifies the sun's direction in angle degrees from north (0).
Specifies the sun's height in the sky in angle degrees from the equator (0).
Specifies the date and time for the sun angle calculator.
Specifies the date. As you move the slider or enter a date in the edit box, the texture dynamically updates to reflect the change. The slider bar colors indicate the relative brightness of the sun at the specified date.
Specifies the time. As you move the slider or enter a time in the edit box, the texture dynamically updates to reflect the change. The slider bar colors indicate the relative brightness of the sun at the specified time.
Sets the time and date from your computer’s clock.
Adjusts the time to daylight savings (summer) time.
Sets the amount of time adjustment for daylight savings time for the specific time zone.
Specifies the location and the Time Zone on Earth which is typically set from the closest city to the selected location.
Sets the location from a city list.
Sets the time to the current system location.
Specifies a city in the city list.
Specifies the location's latitude.
Specifies the location's longitude.
Specifies the location's time zone.
Import settings from a Rhino Sun file (.rsun)
Save settings to a Rhino Sun file (.rsun)
Open the Lights panel.
The Snapshots command saves and restores Named Views, Named Positions, Layer States, as well as rendering settings, object settings including locked/hidden state, display mode, material, position, light settings, curve piping, displacement, edge softening, shutlining, and thickness.
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