## Description¶

This special material is not a material by itself, but a link to another material defined in the scene or in a library. It allows referencing the same material multiple times through different material names.

The target material is referenced by its name. A library qualified name has the form library_name::material_name.

For creating a linked material in the Objects toolbox in the Object editor, you can drag and drop an material from the Objects toolbox or the Libraries toolbox to the material slot.

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## Parameters¶

name

type

description

target

string

The name of the scene material to point at, or a library qualified material name

<material type="linked" name="titanium" target="ocean-metals::Ti-smooth"/>