Easy user interface

Rhino and Lands Design interface, toolbars and dialogs are meant to be intuitive and easy to use. In addition, most of the interface and toolbar settings are fully customizable by the user preferences.

Lands Design Interface features

Overview

  • 1. Drop-down menu: groups all Rhino and  Lands Design commands by function.
  • 2. Command line and command history window: displays prompts for command actions, allows typing command names and options. The lines above display the previous commands and prompts.
  • 3 and 4. Toolbars: they contain graphical icons to run commands. Toolbars and icons are fully customizable. They can be arranged in tabs (3), docked aside (4) or float over the interface.
  • 5. Lands Design main toolbar: Lands Design commands are arranged in one main toolbar. It behaves as any other Rhino toolbar.
  • 6. Viewports: displays the Rhino working environment including object display, viewport title, background, construction plane grid and world axis icon. Viewport sizes and settings can be easily changed and customized. New viewports can be added, float over the interface and be shown in perspective or parallel projection. The viewport tabs at the bottom manage multiple-page layout style viewports along with standard modeling viewports.
  • 7. Properties and editor dialogs: these dialogs can be docked at the viewport sides, arranged in tabs and float over the interface.
  • 8. Layer manager
  • 9. Lands Design Edit panel: it is a dockable panel that offers all edit options in real time for all Lands elements in the model.
  • 10. Osnap toolbar and status bar: the osnap toolbar contains persistent object snap toggles. The status bar displays the current coordinate system, the current location and delta of the cursor, and the status bar panes.

Lands Design dialogs

Lands Design has different types of dialogs that help the user edit objects, create new styles and make the modeling process faster and easier.

Plant Insert Dialog

Object insertion dialog

The insert dialog boxes show the options for objects that are going to be inserted.

  • Style list: shows the object styles library to insert in the model.
  • Information: shows the modes to specify when to insert an object (regardless of its style properties).
  • Preview: shows a preview of the current object to insert in 3D and 2D Plan view display.

Edit Panel

Edit Panel Lands

The edit panel offers all of Lands edit options in real time for all objects selected in the drawing. In the edit panel, you can:

  • Change the Plant Species representation mode.
  • Edit the properties of objects selected.
  • Run the same functions offered by the context menu for the current selection.
  • Apply layer states and filters to the drawing.
  • Run the Walk mode.

Properties Dialog

Object Properties Dialog

The Object Properties Dialog is a floating dialog that allows you to edit the selected Lands Design object properties.

  • A double click on any Lands Design element works as a shortcut to open this dialog.