Adding a Linear Dimension
The Linear Dimension object can be used to display
measurements on the Plan view. Like other Plan view objects, linear dimensions
do not appear in the Perspective view or during Realtime Walkthroughs. If you
wish to add dimensions that appear in both the Plan and Perspective views, see
Adding a 3D Dimension.
To add a dimension to the plan view:
Click the Plan tab to switch to the Plan
Click the Add Linear Dimension button that is found near the top of the
screen under the Plan Detail tab.
Click an area of your landscape design to place the starting point of the
Click another area of your landscape design to place the ending point of the
dimension. If you would like to input the distance and angle manually, place the
starting point and then press the Enter key.
Move your mouse to raise or lower the dimension line, and then click the left
The picture below illustrates
some of the dimension styles that can be added to your landscape
the dimension is added to your design it can be edited as needed. See Editing Points for more information.
plan detail objects can only be added and viewed in the Plan view, unlike other
objects that are compatible with all views. See Adding Plan Detail for more
Adding Plan Detail
Setting Object Properties
Saving and Loading Shapes