This guide will show you how to add a pool to your landscape design.
First, click the Swimming Pool tab, then click the Pool button.
Left click to place points and this will create the outline of your pool. Right click to place the last point, or Left click and place the last point on top of the first point to finish your outline.
You can also click Shape Options, then click Load Shape, and choose from a variety of pre-made pool shapes.
Make your desired selection, and then click OK.
You will notice that the selected swimming pool will have a white outline, with a green square at the upper left corner, as well as a green circle to the left of it. Left click and drag above the green circle, to rotate the swimming pool so it faces the desired direction. To scale the swimming pool, Left click and drag above the green square.
Swimming pools can be set to one consistent depth or to multiple different depths. To edit the depth, click Depth in the Object Properties panel. Then click the Edit Depth button.
You can add points by clicking Insert Points, then Left click on the depth line to add them. You can then select the different points to change the depth. To select multiple points, Left click and drag to highlight the points. You will notice that your selected points will appear red in color while the unselected points will appear yellow. You can also select multiple points by holding down the Shift key on the keyboard, then Left clicking the points you wish to edit. You can use the slider to edit the depth, or manually input it in the space provided.
To edit the dimensions of the pool, you can use the following options:
If you would like an above ground pool, select Options under the Object Properties panel, and edit the height. You can use the slider to edit the height, or manually input it in the space provided.
You can also customize the finish material, wall material, coping, and tile of your swimming pool. To change the finish material of your pool, click Finish Material found in the Object Properties panel. Then click the material image seen below, and it will take you to a selection of different finish materials. Make your selection, and then click OK.
You have now successfully added a swimming pool to your landscape design. Here is the completed pool with some additional accessories.
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