Plan View & 3D view

This area shows the output of the site and allows the user to enter manual mode.

Screenshot 2020-03-26 18.30.29

Definitions / Icons

  • Screenshot 2020-03-26 18.30.42   Measuring Stick Button - toggles Line Measurement Tool 
  • Screenshot 2020-03-26 18.30.50   Measure polygon - Click one point and a second point to get a measurement
  • Screenshot 2020-03-26 18.30.58   Measure circle - Click one point and a second point to get a measurement
  • Screenshot 2020-03-26 18.31.03   3D Cube Button - toggle 3D Massing view
  • Screenshot 2020-03-26 18.31.15   Right Angle Button - Snaps site definition lines to the nearest 15th degree (0 degrees,              15 degree, 30 degrees…) relative to the model view.
  • Screenshot 2020-03-26 18.31.24   Arrows Button - zoom model view to existing geometry
  • Screenshot 2020-03-26 18.31.09   M Button - manual mode converts generated geometry into adjustable geometry

How to switch from the plan view to the 3D view:

Left click back and forth between the screens.

plan view to 3d

 

How to zoom in / out of a view:

Scroll middle mouse wheel.

Pinch and zoom on a track-pad with track-pad mode

zoom in and out

 

How to pan around the site plan:

Left click and drag in plan view or 3D view.

pan view 2

 

How to continuously orbit around a site:

Quickly left click and drag the site.

pan view

 

How to rotate the 3D model:

Click and drag the middle mouse wheel.

Change it to move right by enabling track-pad mode.

pan 3d

 

How to enable shadow studies:

Left click the sun button.

shadows

 

How to enable context buildings:

Left click the building button.

context