Adding a Sprinkler Head
Use this object to add sprinkler heads to your landscape
design. When you create a project material list, the length of your sprinkler
lines and number of heads will be included so you can accurately estimate the
cost of your irrigation system.
To add a sprinkler head:
1. Click Add
2. Click anywhere on
the terrain to place the sprinkler head. To add multiple sprinkler heads, hold
down CTRL while clicking.
Sprinkler heads can be added anywhere you want, not just at the end of sprinkler
In the following landscape design, the blue line is a
sprinkler line, and the circles represent the water coverage. The black dots at
the center of the circles are the sprinkler heads. You can also view your
sprinkler design in perspective. See Adding a
Sprinkler Line for a perspective view of the following design.
Notice how the water does not overlap the driveway. This is
because the angle for the sprinkler heads adjacent to the driveway has been set
to 180 degrees. You can set the radius, coverage angle, and rotation angle of
each sprinkler head independently.
recommend that you place all of the objects associated your sprinkler system
into a separate layer. Then you can turn it off when you're done working on it.
See Using Layers for details. You can also use the
View > Show/Hide command to selectively show and hide the sprinkler
default, sprinklers will spray water during a realtime walkthrough. To turn this
off, uncheck the On during realtime walkthrough option.
Adding a Sprinkler Line
Showing & Hiding Objects
Setting Object Properties