Plant Creation Wizard
Use the Plant Creation Wizard to create a custom plant
using the currently selected plant. This makes it easy to use the existing plant
library as a starting point for your own variations.
To create a custom plant:
Add a plant that is similar in appearance to the desired plant. See Adding a Plant for instructions.
Adjust the color and brightness of the plant if desired. See Editing Color and Brightness for
details. Or, use the Realtime Picture
Editor to make your changes.
Set the starting age, symbol, plant key, and container size. The new plant will
use these settings as the default.
Ensure the plant is selected (or the Plant Creation Wizard option will not be
Click Tools > Plant Creation Wizard.
Click Set File Name and set a file name for the new plant. Then click
Tip: Use the plant’s common name because this is the name
that will appear in the Choose Artwork dialog.
Enter the plant’s botanical name, mature age, mature height, and planting
Click Next. Then click Finish to finish the wizard.
Your new plant will appear in the Custom category of
the Choose Artwork browser.
the Picture Import Wizard to import a
picture of a plant.
Custom plants are written to the following directory:
user is your Windows user name, product is the
Realtime Landscaping product you're using, and type is
plant for 3D models and plant_picture for pictures.
Model Import Wizard