The shader view pane allows you to view the selected shader ball. You can rotate the ball by clicking and dragging in the pane.
Allows you to change the background of the pane. This is useful to use with shaders that have transparency or reflections.
Allows you to scale the shader by entering a value in the number field or by moving the slider.
Controls the direction of light. Clicking on the red dot and dragging moves the light around.
Refreshes the view.
Opens the help browser for the Shader View.