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Jose E. Calderon

How to change the surface color in selected grade contour levels

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I have a site model if a area alone the water front.  I am set contour data for areas on the water to be below 0 (negative levels)  I will like this surfaces site model to render blue color to allow clearly differentiate between upland and wetland.  


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Ok then its just a matter of creating a flat plane as the water and setting it at the correct RL. give it a blue glass texture.

Other option is to use a texture bed trace the shape of the area you want to change colour and then update model. HTH

Texture beds may be best option. draw the polygon on plan, right click and create object from shape. make a site modifer and change to texturebed. put on site DTM class., update your site model you should see the outline on the surface.make a class for the waler or land and add texture to the water class. Select the texturebed and change to the water class and you should see the contours change colour.

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