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GameObject.renderer

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Obsolete public Component renderer;

Description

The Renderer attached to this GameObject (Read Only). (Null if there is none attached).

GameObject.renderer is obsolete. Instead you should use GetComponent<Renderer>() to access the Renderer component of a GameObject.

Access the Renderer component of a GameObject to read or manipulate the GameObject’s Material, visibility, shadow reception and perform various other useful effects to the GameObject’s appearance.

using UnityEngine;

public class Example : MonoBehaviour { Renderer m_ObjectRenderer;

void Start() { //Fetch the GameObject's Renderer component m_ObjectRenderer = GetComponent<Renderer>(); //Change the GameObject's Material Color to red m_ObjectRenderer.material.color = Color.red; } }

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