A large variety of materials are available in Realtime
Landscaping Architect that allow you to customize accessories, houses, patios,
To customize an accessory’s materials:
Click the accessory you wish to modify to select it. Accessories are added by
clicking the Add Accessory button that appears near the top of the
screen under the Landscape tab.
Click your right mouse button on the picture of the selected accessory that
appears to the right of the screen. From the menu that appears, click the
Edit Materials… option.
these steps can also apply to other model-based objects such as doors, windows,
the Edit materials… option, the following dialog will appear:
In the Materials column to the left of the dialog, click on the material you
wish to change or alter.
4. To the
right of the dialog you will see a picture of the currently selected material.
Click your left mouse button on this picture to change the material. Or, if you
want to alter the current material, click the small button to the right of the
picture and select the Edit Color and Brightness.
If you would like to change the type of material, click the small button to the
right of the picture and select Picture or Solid
Repeat the steps above for each of the materials you wish to change.
To reset the currently selected material to its default settings, click the
Reset button underneath the picture. To reset all of the materials to
their default settings, click the Reset All button. (If the buttons are
disabled, then the materials are already set to their default settings.)
When finished, click the OK button to save your changes and return to
Note: The steps described above will affect only the
currently selected object. If you wish to use your modified object again in the
future, use the Model Creation Wizard.
Editing Color and