Strip Light Properties





Total distance from the start of the strip light to the end in feet or meters.


Optional product name for estimating cost in the Project Material List.


Distance from the ground to the bottom of the object.


How much light the strip will emit.

Beam angle

Width of the light’s influence.

Falloff rate

How quickly the light will fall off with distance.

Start range

How far away the light will start falling off with distance.

End range

Maximum distance that the light will illuminate the surrounding surfaces.

On time

When the light will turn on.

Off - the light will remain off regardless of the time of day
Night - the light will turn on between the hours of 7pm and 5am.
Dusk to dawn - the light will turn on between the hours of 6pm and 6am.
Always - the light will remain on regardless of the time of day.

Show shape in Realtime Walkthrough

Uncheck this option to hide the tube shape in screenshots, movies, and walkthroughs.

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.


Height of the selected point(s).

Beam direction

Illumination angle for the selected point(s).




Filter color

The Filter color tints the light using a solid color.

Color temperature

The Color temperature property allows you to set the light's color temperature in Kelvin.


The Effect property provides options for animating the light.

Effect speed

The Effect speed property is used to control how fast the effect runs. For example, how quickly the light will blink.

Effect offset time

The Effect offset time property is used to coordinate the effects of multiple lights. For example, you could give multiple blinking lights each a different Effect offset time to prevent them from all blinking at the same time.

See also:

Adding a Strip Light

Adding a String Light

Adding a Landscape Light

Setting Object Properties

Selecting Objects

Editing Objects