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Shape Tools

This topic references tools and features that are legacy. If you want to use legacy tools in Lumberyard Editor, disable the CryEntity Removal gem using the Project Configurator or the command line. To learn about the latest features, see the Amazon Lumberyard User Guide.

Note

To learn more about using shapes with the new component entity system, see Shapes in the Amazon Lumberyard User Guide.

The following buttons are available from the SH tab on the Designer Menu panel.

Box

Used to draw one or more boxes. You can adjust the Width, Height, and Depth values.

Cone

Used to draw a cone. You can adjust the Subdivision Count, Height, and Radius values.

Cube Editor

Used to create one or more cubes. You can add, remove, and paint cubes. The following functions are provided:

  • Add - Add a cube on the brush with the specified Sub Material ID.

  • Remove - Remove a cube under the brush.

  • Paint - Paint selected cubes with the specified Sub Material ID.

  • Brush Size - Select the cube brush size.

  • Sub Material ID - Specifies the sub material ID. This ID will be recorded to faces affected.

  • Merge Sides - When enabled, the added faces or remained faces after removing a cube will be merged with the adjoining faces.

Curve

Used to draw either a standard curve or a Bezier curve. You can adjust the Subdivision Count value.

Cylinder

Used to draw a cylinder. You can adjust the Subdivision Count, Height, and Radius values.

Disc

Used to draw a disc. You can adjust the Subdivision Count and Radius values.

Polyline

Used to draw a line or multiple line segments on a surface.

Rectangle

Used to draw a rectangle. You can adjust the Width and Depth values.

Stair

used to create a staircase. You can create stairs having uniform a step size even though the sizes of stairs are different by adjusting a tread size automatically so that a character can rise. The following values can be adjusted:

  • Step Rise - The size of each step rise.

  • Mirror - Mirrors a stair against an invisible plane centered.

  • Rotation by 90 Degrees - Rotates a stair by 90 degrees maintaining the width, height and depth of a box.

  • Width - The width of the stair.

  • Height - The height of the stair.

  • Depth - The depth of the stair.

Stair Profile

Used to draw a stair profile on a surface, which can be pulled using the Extrude function to be a stair. You can adjust the Step Rise value.

Sphere

You can adjust the Subdivision Count and Radius values.