Terrain Editor Quick Reference


  1. Here's a quick reference to the functions of each icon in the Terrain Editor:

    Paint Left Mouse Button click to raise, RMB to lower terrain
    Smooth LMB to smooth out the contours of land
    Flatten Level the land to provide a suitable base for towns etc
    Increase Radius adjust size of brush (1 .. 50)
    Decrease Radius
    Increase Speed control how quickly terrain is altered (0.25 .. 20)
    Decrease Speed
    Prev Brush pick most appropriate brush style ( 0[fuzzy] .. 4[sharp] )
    Next Brush
    Revert Changes Revert all changes made using selected tool (confirm yes/no)
    Return to Editor Main Exit 'Edit Heightmap' mode
     
    Textures (various) Choose a texture to paint with
    Guide ?
    Auto-paint Paints terrain with texture based on its height
    Auto-paint All ?
      Brush Manipulation (various) as above
     
    Sharpen Paint a sharp transition between heights
    Blur Paint a soft transition between heights
    Default default transition
    Toggle Blendmap Guide ?
      Brush Manipulation (various) as above
     
    Sharpen Paint a sharp transition between textures
    Blur Paint a soft transition between textures
    Default default transition
    Toggle Blendmap Guide ?
      Brush Manipulation (various) as above
     
    Choose Pick shallow and deep water colours (Accept/Cancel)
     
    Guide  
    Choose Draw Color Default is blue (R=0,G=128,B=255)
    Choose Erase Color  
     
    Select Select an Entity (City, Industry, or Decoration)
    Translate Manipulate the selected entity
    Rotate
    Scale
    Properties Show attribues of the selected entity, e.g. Size
    Add Industry  
    Auto-Place IndustriesDelete all industries and re-place them randomly (Yes/No)
    Add City (Village, Town or City - and choose Industries it has)
    Add Decoration e.g. Bear, Dead Tree
    Delete Delete the selected entity
    Fix World  
    Save Entities IMPORTANT - must save entities separately
     
    Paint All Trees  
    Paint Some Trees and Rocks  
    Paint All Rocks  
    Paint All Shrubs  
    Paint Tree (various) (Also and ) 10 varieties
    Paint Rock (various) 15 varieties
    Paint Shrub (various) 5 varieties
    Paint Cactus (various) 3 varieties
     
    Save Map Save Map
    Load Map Load Map
    Clear All TerrainClear All Terrain (Yes/No)
    Exit Exit Terrain Editor