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Excavating Topography

From earth-contact homes to split front-to-back lots, you can excavate the footprint of your floor plan with ease. By default, excavated areas are created at an elevation of -3'-0", meaning 3'-0" into the ground. The elevation is controlled by the component elevation setting in the Object Elevation bar.


Below are some references that may be useful as you design
Elevating Objects
Reshaping and Resizing 2D Objects
AutoSnap and Alignment Options
Rotating a Selection
Moving a Selection
Nudging a Selection
Changing Curve Tension

To excavate topography

1 Choose the Excavate Topography button img from the Landscape Tools group.

2 On the Properties pane, choose the shape you want.

3 Use the Define 2D Shape drawing method to draw an excavated area.

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