Adding a Panel Fence Gate
The Panel Gate object is used to add an adjustable opening
to any panel fence in your landscape design. Panel gates operate very similarly
to regular fence gates, and can be widened or narrowed as needed. Panel gates
can be closed or set to any open angle desired.
To add a new gate:
Select the Perspective view (not required but recommended).
Adjust your view until you can clearly see the panel fence that you wish to add
a gate to.
Click the Add Panel Gate button, which is found near the top of the
screen under the Building tab.
Click the picture of the default panel gate that appears to the right of the
screen, and then select the panel gate you would like to use from the menu that
Click on the part of the panel fence in your design that you wish to add the
To open a panel gate:
Click the panel gate in your design to select it.
Set the Open angle property to any desired gate angle.
To move an existing panel gate:
Click your panel gate to select it.
Click the panel gate again, but this time hold down the left mouse button as you
move the mouse to reposition the panel gate. Note that a panel gate cannot be
moved to a different panel fence object.
gates can only be added to panel fences; they can not be added to regular
you wish to place multiple panel gates of the same type, click on the Add
Panel Gate button, hold the Ctrl key on your keyboard, and then
simply click once for each panel gate you wish to add.
gate placement can be difficult if grid snap is enabled because your panel gate
will move to the grid intersections as you attempt to add it. You can toggle the
grid snapping off by pressing Ctrl + G on your keyboard.
For more information, see Snap Settings.
gates can be added only to panel fences that are already in your design; panel
gates can not be added to other objects.
height of the panel gate is automatically set to the height of the panel fence
it is attached to.
Panel Fence Gate
Adding a Fence
Setting Object Properties