Adding a Landscape Light
Well placed lighting can dramatically improve the
appearance of your landscape during low light conditions. When viewing your
landscape at sunrise, sunset, or in the evening, Realtime Landscaping Plus will
automatically turn on the lights during a realtime walkthrough.
To add a landscape light:
1. Click Add
2. Select the desired
light by clicking the picture in the property window.
3. Click to add the
light. Hold Ctrl while you click to add more than one.
In addition to a wide variety of landscaping lights,
Realtime Landscaping Plus also includes specialty lights, such as Japanese
lanterns, torches, spotlights, and more. In the following example, the torches
were added using the Landscape Light object. The porch lights were added using
the House Light object.
lights will only come on during a realtime walkthrough when the time of day has
been set to sunrise, sunset, or evening. See Environment Settings for more
grid snap is enabled, it might be difficult to place the light exactly where you
want it. Press Ctrl+G to disable grid snap. See Snap Settings for more information.
can also add lights to houses. See Adding a
House Light for details.
can scale and rotate your lights for more variety. See Scaling Objects and Rotating Objects for more information.
(Note: Scaling a light does not change its brightness or area of
Setting Object Properties