Adding a Region
A region is a closed area filled with a material. It can be
used for ground cover, driveways, patios, play areas, and so forth. Regions can
be any shape or size. Regions of the same material can overlap without seams.
Realtime Landscaping Photo includes a large number of materials, including
grass, rock, stone, and brick.
To add a region:
Click Add Region.
Draw the region’s outline by clicking to add points. Press Backspace to
remove the last point. Press Esc to cancel.
Click the starting point to close the outline. Or, right-click to automatically
join the last point to the first.
A region was used for the new lawn in the following
Changing the Shape
Once a region has been added, it can be easily changed.
This includes moving points, adding & deleting points, and so forth. See Editing Points for more information.
Controlling the Render Order
When working with overlapping regions and other objects,
you can control which ones are rendered first. For example, you can use this to
ensure your plants appear on top of the lawn. See Controlling the Render Order for
can draw regions that extend outside of the background picture and onto the gray
workspace. This is easier than trying to draw them exactly on the edge of your
picture. When you print your landscape design, only the rectangular area over
the background picture will be printed.
more control over the shape of your region, you can easily add more points. See
Inserting & Deleting Points for
Setting Object Properties