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Height Grid Properties

The properties used to modify a Height Grid object are located to the right of the screen when your height grid is selected. These properties can either be adjusted right before adding the height grid to your landscape or after it has been added. Below is a description of each available property in the order that they appear in the software.

Options

Description

Width

The Width property determines the size of the height grid from left to right. To adjust the height grid width, move the Width slider or type a value in the text field.

Length

The Length property determines the size of the height grid from top to bottom. To adjust the height grid length, move the Length slider or type a value in the text field.

Width points

The Width points property determines the amount of points added from left to right. To change the amount of points, move the Width points slider or enter a value in the text field. The minimum amount of width points is 5, and the maximum amount is 17.

Length points

The Length points property determines the amount of points added from top to bottom. To change the amount of points, move the Length points slider or enter a value in the text field. The minimum amount of length points is 5, and the maximum amount is 17.

Smooth

The Smooth property determines whether the transition from one point to another is gradual or sharp. To toggle the height grid smoothness, click the Smooth checkbox.

Line style

The Line Style property determines the appearance of the height grid’s outline. To change the line style, click the Line Style button and select the style you wish to use from the dialog that appears.

Edit points

Click the Edit points button to enable or disable point editing mode, which will allow you to raise or lower the points of the height grid.

Height

The Height property determines the distance of the currently selected point from the ground. To change the height of a point, click the Edit Points button, click the point you wish to adjust, and then move the Height slider.

See also:

Adding Height Grid
Adding a Slope
Adding a Height Map
Adding a Height Painter
Setting Object Properties
Selecting Objects
Selecting Points
Editing Objects