Retaining Wall Properties

For any properties not shown below, see Setting Object Properties.


Cap Material



Style of the retaining wall cap.


Height of the retaining wall cap.


Distance the retaining wall cap extends from the retaining wall.





Distance from the ground to the bottom of the retaining wall.


Retaining wall thickness.


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

Switch sides

Switch which side the retaining wall is created on.


Build sections of varying heights using flat segments. Uncheck this option to smoothly curve the height instead.

Auto wall height

Automatically calculate the wall height to match the surrounding terrain.

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


Distance from the bottom of the retaining wall to the top.


Cut Terrain


Cut terrain

Cut off the terrain to one side of the wall, effectively leveling the terrain on that side.

Reverse cut direction

Switch which side the terrain is cut on.

Cut distance

How far the terrain is cut relative to the wall outline.

Edit Cut Angles

Toggles Cut Angle editing mode. When enabled, you can change the cut angles at the start and end points by dragging the blue handles.





Total distance from the start of the retaining wall to the finish in feet or meters.

See also:

Adding a Retaining Wall
Setting Object Properties
Selecting Objects
Editing Points
Editing Objects