Adding a Sprinkler Line
Realtime Landscaping Pro
includes sprinkler lines and sprinkler heads for designing irrigation systems,
which are automatically added to the Project Material List.
To add a sprinkler line:
Click the Add Sprinkler Line button found near the top of
the screen under the Water Features tab.
Draw the sprinkler line by clicking the left mouse button to add points. Press
the Backspace key to remove the last point added, or press the Esc
key to cancel. If you would like to input the distance and angle manually, place
at least one point and then press the Enter key.
To finish drawing the sprinkler line, right-click to place the last point.
Irrigation designs can be created in either the Top-Down
view or the Perspective view, but it is recommended to use the Top-Down
In the picture below, the landscape design features a basic
irrigation system that is composed of a sprinkler lines and sprinkler heads. See
Adding a Sprinkler Head for another
picture of this design shown from the Top-Down view.
Sprinkler lines can be curved or straight, depending on the needs of the
Because sprinkler lines depict underground piping, they do not appear
during Realtime Walkthroughs. However, sprinkler heads do appear during
walkthroughs and spray water realistically.
• It is
recommended to place all objects associated with your irrigation design within a
separate layer. This will allow you to show or hide the entire irrigation system
at once. For details on layers, see Using
Adding a Sprinkler Head
Showing & Hiding Objects