Modulate Before Light

Before Light Modulate – Alters the color of the object before the light pass, preserving luminosity. The standard Modulate setting will change the color of the object and the light after the light has been applied.

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Shader code
shader_type canvas_item;

uniform vec4 before_light_modulate : hint_color = vec4(1.0,1.0,1.0,1.0);

void fragment() {
	vec4 texture_color = texture(TEXTURE, UV);
	if (AT_LIGHT_PASS) {
		COLOR = texture_color;
	} else {
		COLOR = texture_color * before_light_modulate;
	}
}
Tags
2d, Color, light, modulate

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