Terrain Shaping

Design new terrain using spot levels and elevation lines.  

Find it here:

You can define new spot levels and create new TIN (Triangular Irregular Network) with this tool.

Under input: Select objects you want to use existing elevations from. Point elevation calculated from selected input will show with an underline

There are two possibilities under settings that are on the toolbar:

Guiding Widgets on/ ff: the Hot Keys Widget displays available short commands and their function. By default, the widget is on. Press to turn on/off. The Help Widget presents the guiding text in the current mode of the tool.

To begin designing the terrain you must have a plan window open.

Tip: Create a separate plan window where you do not have many surfaces so you easily can see the terrain. By having a 3D window open in addition, you will be able to see the terrain in 3D when you are creating the terrain.


These are the different commands you can use:

When you press enter you quit create - mode, and you come to a pause mode in which you can click on another location to add a new elevation point or use V to select one reference point or O to an existing height. You can also click on point or slope to edit this.

Edit height or slope

Next topic: Alignment