Advanced Object Properties
Additional options for each object are available within the
Advanced Object Properties dialog. These options are not usually needed, but can
provide important customizations in some situations.
To edit advanced object properties:
Click the object you wish to modify. To select more than one object, then hold
the Shift key while clicking on additional objects. The objects do not
need to be of the same type.
Click Edit and Advanced Object Properties.
Select the desired options and press the OK button to accept your changes
and close the dialog.
Include in Project Material
Determines if the selected object will be included in the Project Material List of your
current landscape design. If plants are selected, then this option will also
determine whether the plants are added to the Plant Legend.
Render in Plan
Determines if the selected object will appear in the Plan view.
Render in Perspective
Determines if the selected object will appear in the Perspective
Cast shadows in Realtime
Determines if the selected object casts shadows during a
Receive shadows in Realtime
Determines if the selected object can be shadowed by other
nearby objects during a Realtime Walkthrough.
Cast shadows in Plan
Determines if the selected object will create a drop-shadow when Plan Shadows are enabled.
Custom shadow offset in Plan
Determines if the selected object will be given a drop-shadow based
on global or custom settings. If this option is checked, then the selected
object can be given a unique shadow length by typing a value in inches within
the text field to the right. Note that this option only takes effect if Plan
Shadows are enabled.
Note: Not all of
the options shown above are supported by all objects. If an object does not
support one or more options, then they will be disabled.