Contour Line Properties

Applies to: Plus Pro Architect





Height of the entire contour line.

Create a terrace

Project a near-vertical wall in front of or behind the contour line.

Terrace height

Height of the terrace.

Reverse terrace direction

Reverse which side the terrace is created on.


Connect the last point to the first, creating a closed shape.

Line Style

Appearance of the contour line’s outline.

Edit Points

Enable or disable point editing mode, which will allow you to modify the shape. See Editing Points for details.

Shape Options

Save the existing shape, or load a new one. For more details, see Saving and Loading Shapes.


Label Options


Add label to Plan view

Add a label to the contour line in the Plan view.

Show units

When the label contains the elevation, add the English or Metric units to the elevation.


Text that is displayed in the contour line when the Add label to Plan view property is checked. If the text contains the characters "<>" (without the quotes), then the length of the contour line will be shown.


Which units to show after the elevation.


Style of lettering that the text will use. 


Style of the text.


Size of the text in feet or inches.


Where the label will be placed along the contour line.


Color of the contour line label.

See also:

Adding a Path Grader
Adding an Area Grader
Adding a Slope
Adding a Height Map
Adding a Height Painter
Setting Object Properties
Selecting Objects
Selecting Points
Editing Objects
Saving and Loading Shapes