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Create Contour Line

Contour Line

A Contour Line in LAND4 is basically a Ridge Line joining Spot Levels of equal height.

Draw Contour Line

To draw a Contour Line:

  1. Go to:
    • LAND4/Group Palettes/Show Ridge Line Palette, or
    • LAND4 Palette/Ridge Lines.
  2. Press Create Contour Line button.
  3. Enter desired z-value in pop-up dialog.
  4. Draw Contour Line.
  5. To end Contour Line:
    1. Double-click on end Spot Level.
    2. Go full-circle and click on start Spot Level.

2D View

contour line creation step one
Contour Line creation 1: Create Contour Line button, pop-ud dialog (z-value).

contour line creation step two
Contour Line creation, 2: To end Contour Line, double-click on end Spot Level or go full-circle and click on start Spot Level.

3D View

LAND4 Contour Line viewed in 3D:

LAND4 Contour Line, 3D

Use polylines or splines.

Creating Contour Lines by using existing geometries is an easy and fast process.

To perform this operation:

  • Select existing Polyline or Spline.
  • Press Create Contour Line button.
  • Enter desired z-value in pop-up dialog.
  • Click on the selected object.
  • Contour Line is created.

2D View

2D: Selected Spline and pop-up dialog with entered z-value.
2D: Spline transformed into Contour Line

3D View

Contour Line, 3D
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