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Rock Properties

The properties used to modify a rock are located to the right of the screen when your rock is selected. Only some of these properties can be adjusted right before adding the rock to your landscape, but all of the properties can be adjusted after it has been added. Below is a description of each available property in the order that they appear in the software.

Options

Description

Model

The Model property determines the type of rock. To change the rock model, click the picture that shows the current rock.

Material

The Material property determines what type of surface the rock will use. To change the material, click the small image that displays the current material.

Material options

The appearance of the rock can be modified by clicking the small button that appears to the right of the rock image.

Elevation

The Elevation property determines the distance of the rock from the ground. To change the elevation, move the Elevation slider or type a value in the text field.

 

Advanced

Description

Width

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

Depth

The Depth property determines the length of the rock from front to back. To adjust the rock’s length, move the Depth slider or type a value in the text field.

Height

The Height property determines how tall the rock is. To adjust the rock’s height, move the Height slider or type a value in the text field.

Rotate about X

The Rotate about X property determines the angle of the rock about its X axis. If your view is facing north, this will rotate the rock forward or backward. To rotate the rock, move the Rotate about X slider or type a value in the text field.

Rotate about Y

The Rotate about Y property determines the angle of the rock about its Y axis. If your view is facing north, this will rotate the rock left or right as if it was sitting upon a pottery wheel. To rotate the rock, move the Rotate about Y slider or type a value in the text field.

Rotate about Z

The Rotate about Z property determines the angle of the rock about its Z axis. If your view is facing north, this will rotate the rock left or right as if it was sitting upon the face of a clock. To rotate the rock, move the Rotate about Z slider or type a value in the text field.

Scale evenly

The Scale evenly property determines if the rock is stretched or not when you adjust the width, depth, or height. If you want to simply enlarge the rock, then keep the Scale evenly option checked. If you want to stretch the rock in any direction, then uncheck the Scale evenly option.

Enable enhanced surface detail

The Enable enhanced surface detail property determines whether or not the will have increased detail when viewed up close.

See also:

Adding a Rock
Selecting Objects
Setting Object Properties
Editing Objects
Adding a Waterfall