3.6 Topographic Surface Properties Dialog

Overview: Allows you to change the appearance of the surface including the display of points and labels.

Displayed by:


Tick boxes:
Generally defines if the item is displayed in the 3D scene.

Numbers: Generally defines the size of the point markers and text labels. Unit are in metres. Eg 10 mean the text will be 10m high on screen scale.

Surface: Tick box ‘on’ or ‘ticked’ will show the surface

Wire: Tick box ‘on’ or ‘ticked’ will show the triangular wareframe that makes up the surface.

Shading: Adjust the shading of the surface

Transparency: Defines the percent transparency of the surface to allow items underneath to be seen. Generally, 20% is suitable. (eg boundary line or point labels).

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