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Overlay Properties

The properties used to modify an Overlay object are located to the right of the screen when your Overlay is selected. These properties can either be adjusted right before adding the Overlay to your landscape or after it has been added. Below is a description of each available property in the order that they appear in the software.

Material

Description

Picture

The Picture property determines which image is used in the Overlay. To change the picture, click the small image that displays the current picture being used.

Picture options

The appearance of the Overlay can be adjusted by clicking on the small button that appears to the right of the small image of the current Overlay.

Transparency

The Transparency property determines the opacity of the Overlay. To change the Overlay opacity, move the Transparency slider or type a value in the text field.

 

Options

Description

Width

The Width property determines the size of the Overlay from left to right. To adjust the Overlay width, move the Width slider or type a value in the text field.

Length

The Length property determines the size of the Overlay from top to bottom. To adjust the Overlay length, move the Length slider or type a value in the text field.

Angle

The Angle property determines the rotation angle of the Overlay in degrees. To change the Overlay angle, move the Angle slider or type a value in the text field.

Scale evenly

The Scale evenly property determines if the Overlay is stretched or not when you adjust the width or length. If you wish to simply enlarge the Overlay, then keep the Scale evenly option checked. If you wish to stretch the Overlay in any direction, then uncheck the Scale evenly option.

Use compass angle

When enabled, this option causes the Overlay rotation angle to automatically match the compass angle. For example, this is useful if you have imported a map and want it to always match the current North direction.

Show in Realtime Walkthrough

The Show in Realtime Walkthrough property determines if the Overlay is displayed during a Realtime Walkthrough. To change whether the Overlay is shown during a walkthrough, click the Show in Realtime Walkthrough checkbox to toggle it.

Resize using Known Distance

The Resize using Known Distance button is used to size the overlay based on a real world dimension. For example, if the overlay was of a house design, and you knew the length of one of the walls, then that length would be the known dimension that you would input.

See also:

Adding an Overlay
Google Maps Import Wizard
Setting Object Properties
Selecting Objects
Editing Objects
Editing Points
Picture Import Wizard