VRML export headlight is on by default

Last Published: April 25, 2020


This problem is addressed in ArcGIS 8.1 Service Pack 1. See Related Information section to download this pack.

VRML export headlight is on by default. This can make a VRML browser display the data differently than it appears in ArcScene.


The current version of the software does not overtly do anything with the headlight. The VRML default for many browsers is 'On'.

Solution or Workaround

If you want to persist the headlight info in the *.wrl file, add the following in the exported VRML file:

headlight FALSE

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  • ArcMap 8 x

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