Billboards in 3D

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Kimberly Rippentrop
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Billboards in 3D
SoftPlan Version:
2016

Is there a way to make the billboards NOT rotate with the 3D view? 

Bill Wimberley
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Billboards

Billboards are suppose to always face the camera. They are a sort of simplified way of achieving a 3D look. But if for some reason you don't want them to face the camera you can go into the Drawing Library and remove the check beside Always Face Camera.

 

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Kimberly Rippentrop
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Thanks!  I need to learn how

Thanks!  I need to learn how to create my own backgrounds for a thick tree line. Is there a tutorial for that.

Bill Wimberley
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Backgrounds

Backgrounds are just images. Nothing special about them unless they are panoramic, which is a bit more complicated to make and requires more advanced imaging software to stitch together multiple images. Just place you background images in C:\SoftPlan\3D\Textures\Backgrounds and you will be good to go.