The Landscape Wizard creates an initial landscape design in
a few easy steps. Your landscape will consist of a house with attached deck,
pond, and/or fence.
To use the landscape wizard:
1. The wizard will
delete your existing landscape, so be sure to save it if needed using File
2. Select Tools >
4. Select the desired
lot size. This will determine the dimensions of a fence which will be placed
around your property. Then click Next. (See note below for more
5. Click the picture of
the house and select the desired house style from the list. Then click
6. Click the picture of
the pond and select the desired pond style from the list. If you don't want a
pond, click the Do not add a pond checkbox. Then click Next.
7. Click the picture of
the fence and select the desired fence style from the list. If you don't want a
fence, click the Do not add a fence checkbox. Then click Next.
8. Using your mouse,
click and drag the house and other icons to arrange them in the desired
positions. Then click Next.
9. Click Finish
to build your landscape.
Next, you can customize your landscape with plants, water
features, and other objects. You can also use the Realtime Walkthrough feature to experience
your landscape with accurate lighting, shadows, working water, and other
Note: The landscape wizard is pretty simple and
assumes a rectangular building lot. The lot size you select just determines the
size of a fence that will be added. Your actual lot can be any shape or size, up
to 1500' x 1500' (450 x 450 meters). Once the wizard is finished, you can easily
change the shape of the fence, or delete it altogether. You can also use the Lot Boundary object to set your exact
As a next step, we suggest you read the following sections
to help you familiarize yourself with Realtime Landscaping Pro's many powerful
Adding a Lot Boundary
The following is a landscape created by this wizard
after some basic landscaping has been added.
house and pond objects will be grouped, making them easy to rotate and move. If
you want to edit the individual objects you will need to ungroup them first. See
Grouping and Ungrouping Objects for
the House Wizard to just add a house to your
the Pond Wizard to just add a pond to your
the Fence and Fence Gate tools to add a new fence. You can
also add individual fence sections and gates using the Accessory tool.
Swimming Pool Wizard
Grouping and Ungrouping