Layer Builder

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The Layer Builder menu item is used to create a simple surface mesh. This mesh defines either a pit or hill, depending on the chosen angle.


The mesh produced by this menu item is not subject to the settings defined in the Mesh Settings dialog.


Layers are built from polygons. The polygon defines the inner edge of the pit or hill layer, and must be large enough to support the defined layer slope properties, listed below.


Layer Slope Properties


Side Length:This option defines the length of the sidewalls of the pit or hill.


Angle:This option defines the angle of the sidewalls.