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QM3423

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Setting distance between Forest objects?
« on: June 08, 2012, 04:24:32 PM »
I am populating a surface with trees.  Is there a way that i can specify the distance between the trees? For example, i want to populate and entire surface with trees and have the trees exactly 20 feet apart from each other (or close to 20').  How would you do that?

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Re: Setting distance between Forest objects?
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2012, 07:30:25 PM »

You would use the "Full" distribution map. This map has 100x100 pixels, so setting a size of 2000' (20' x 100) in the Units parameter, the trees will be distributed in a grid, spaced exactly 20'. Same for other maps (all of them have 100x100 pixels), in this case will be some random gaps between trees.

Alternatively, if you need a linear distribution along a spline, use Tree Editor->Creation Tools->Along a Path, setting the distance in the Spacing parameter.

« Last Edit: June 08, 2012, 07:33:29 PM by iToo »
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