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Shader "Tutorial/046_Partial_Derivatives/aaStep"{
//show values to edit in inspector
//the material is completely non-transparent and is rendered at the same time as the other opaque geometry
Tags{ "RenderType"="Opaque" "Queue"="Geometry"}
Cull Off
//include useful shader functions
#include "UnityCG.cginc"
//define vertex and fragment shader
#pragma vertex vert
#pragma fragment frag
//the object data that's put into the vertex shader
struct appdata{
float4 vertex : POSITION;
float2 uv : TEXCOORD0;
//the data that's used to generate fragments and can be read by the fragment shader
struct v2f{
float4 position : SV_POSITION;
float2 uv : TEXCOORD0;
//the vertex shader
v2f vert(appdata v){
v2f o;
//convert the vertex positions from object space to clip space so they can be rendered
o.position = UnityObjectToClipPos(v.vertex);
o.uv = v.uv;
return o;
//smooth version of step
float aaStep(float compValue, float gradient){
float halfChange = fwidth(gradient) / 2;
//base the range of the inverse lerp on the change over one pixel
float lowerEdge = compValue - halfChange;
float upperEdge = compValue + halfChange;
//do the inverse interpolation
float stepped = (gradient - lowerEdge) / (upperEdge - lowerEdge);
stepped = saturate(stepped);
//smoothstep version here would be `smoothstep(lowerEdge, upperEdge, gradient)`
return stepped;
//the fragment shader
fixed4 frag(v2f i) : SV_TARGET{
float stepped = aaStep(0.5, i.uv.x);
//value to greyscale color with full alpha
fixed4 col = float4(, 1);
return col;