Adding a Rock Border
A rock border is an excellent way to accent your landscape.
It's basically a whole string of rocks that you can modify as a group. You can
control the style of rocks to use, as well as the shape and curvature of the
border. The number of rocks will be automatically determined based on the length
of the border and the size you select for the rocks.
To add a rock border:
1. Click Add Rock
2. Draw the border's
outline by clicking to add points. Press Backspace to remove the last
point. Press Esc to cancel.
3. For a closed
outline, click the starting point when finished. Otherwise, right-click at the
The following is an example of the rock border used in a
Save and Load shape commands make it
easy to add a rock border to a shape that already exists in your landscape
Adding a rock border is easiest in the plan view
can also add rocks one by one. See Adding a Rock
for more information.
Adding too many rocks can increase memory usage and reduce performance.
For areas that typically require a large quantity of rocks, such as regions,
paths, ponds, and streams, the rocks are part of the object's material instead
of separate objects. This helps to keep the rendering fast and makes the
landscape easier to work with.
adding rock borders to driveways, patios, or other geometric shapes, make sure
grid-snap is enabled, or it will be difficult to add your rock border using
exact dimensions. See Snap Settings for
more control over the shape of your rock border, you can add more points. See Inserting & Deleting Points for more
Adding a Rock
Setting Object Properties