The Deck Wizard is a fast and easy way to include a
pre-built deck in your landscape design. The decks available in the Deck Wizard
come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and styles
Important: The Deck Wizard is a great way to
get ideas for deck designs, and for understanding how the Deck tool
works. However, when designing your landscape you will probably find it easier
to design your deck from the ground up. For information, see Adding a Deck.
To add a deck using the deck wizard:
Click Tools and Deck Wizard.
Click the Next button.
Click the picture of the default deck, select the deck you would like to use,
and then click the Next button.
Click the Finish button to add the deck to your landscape design.
the Deck Wizard, Realtime Landscaping Pro will
switch to the Top-Down view and place your new deck in the center of your
design. You can now move the deck into the desired position, and rotate it into
the ideal orientation. See Moving Objects and Rotating Objects for details.
The deck and deck
stairs that are added by the wizard will be grouped together by default. In
order to edit the deck you must first ungroup it by clicking the Ungroup
button that appears to the right of the screen when the deck is selected. For
more details, see Grouping and
the Deck Wizard will not delete any existing decks in your landscape design;
your design can have as many deck objects as needed.
create your own deck instead of using the wizard, use the Add Deck and Deck
Pre-built houses (which also include decks) can be added separately using
the House Wizard.
you wish to add a pre-built deck, house, pond, and fence all at once, use the Landscape Wizard.
Adding a Deck
Adding Deck Stairs
Grouping and Ungrouping