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Pool Seat Properties

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

Finish Material

Description

Use same material as pool

The Use same material as pool property determines whether the seat finish will use the primary pool material or a different material specified by you. To enable selection of a separate seat material, click the Use same material as pool checkbox.

Material

The Material property determines what type of surface the pool seat will use. To change the material, click the small image that displays the current material.

Material options

The appearance of the finish can be modified by clicking the small button that appears to the right of the material image.

Size

The Size property determines the scale of the finish material.

Angle

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

Offset X

The Offset X property determines the finish material’s left and right orientation. To shift the material left or right, move the Offset X slider or enter a value in the text field.

Offset Y

The Offset Y property determines the finish material’s forward and backward orientation. To shift the material forward or backward, move the Offset Y slider or enter a value in the text field.

Shininess

The Shininess property determines how glossy the material will appear. To change the appearance of the material, click the Shininess drop-down menu and select from the following options: Default, Off, Low, Medium, or High. The shininess property only affects the appearance of the material while in the 3D view.

Enable enhanced surface detail

The Enable enhanced surface detail property determines whether or not the finish material will have increased detail when viewed up close.

 

Options

Description

Depth

The Depth property determines the distance from the top of the seat to the top of the swimming pool or spa. To change the depth, move the Depth slider or type a value in the text field.

Edit points

Click the Edit points button to enable or disable point editing mode, which will allow you to modify the pool seat’s shape. See Editing Points for details.

Shape options

Click the Shape Options button to save the shape of the pool seat, or to load an existing shape. For more details, see Saving and Loading Shapes.

 

Nosing

Description

Add nosing tile

The Add nosing tile property determines whether a separate material is added to the edge of the pool seat. To toggle the appearance of the nosing, click the Add nosing tile checkbox.

Material

The Material property determines what type of surface the pool seat nosing will use. To change the material, click the small image that displays the current material.

Material options

The appearance of the pool seat nosing can be modified by clicking the small button that appears to the right of the material image.

Angle

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

Offset X

The Offset X property determines the nosing material’s left and right orientation. To shift the material left or right, move the Offset X slider or enter a value in the text field.

Offset Y

The Offset Y property determines the nosing material’s forward and backward orientation. To shift the material forward or backward, move the Offset Y slider or enter a value in the text field.

Shininess

The Shininess property determines how glossy the material will appear. To change the appearance of the material, click the Shininess drop-down menu and select from the following options: Default, Off, Low, Medium, or High. The shininess property only affects the appearance of the material while in the 3D view.

Enable enhanced surface detail

The Enable enhanced surface detail property determines whether or not the nosing material will have increased detail when viewed up close.

Tile size

The Tile size property determines the size of each tile.

 

Tile

Description

Add tile

The Add tile property determines whether a strip of tile is added to the top of the pool seat sides. To toggle the appearance of the tile, click the Add tile checkbox.

Material

The Material property determines what type of tile is added to the pool seat. To change the material, click the small image that displays the current material.

Material options

The appearance of the pool seat tile can be modified by clicking the small button that appears to the right of the material image.

Size

The Size property determines the scale of the tile material.

Angle

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

Offset X

The Offset X property determines the tile material’s left and right orientation. To shift the material left or right, move the Offset X slider or enter a value in the text field.

Offset Y

The Offset Y property determines the tile material’s forward and backward orientation. To shift the material forward or backward, move the Offset Y slider or enter a value in the text field.

Shininess

The Shininess property determines how glossy the material will appear. To change the appearance of the material, click the Shininess drop-down menu and select from the following options: Default, Off, Low, Medium, or High. The shininess property only affects the appearance of the material while in the 3D view.

Enable enhanced surface detail

The Enable enhanced surface detail property determines whether or not the tile material will have increased detail when viewed up close.

Tile size

The Tile size property determines the size of each tile.

See also:

Adding a Pool Seat
Setting Object Properties
Selecting Objects
Editing Points
Editing Objects