Copying and Moving Terrain Areas - Lumberyard User Guide

Copying and Moving Terrain Areas

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 more about legacy features, see the Lumberyard Legacy Reference.

You can copy and move areas or sections of terrain, including vegetation, water, and other objects in your level. You can also rotate sections of terrain.

To copy or move a section of terrain

  1. In Rollup Bar, on the Terrain tab, click Move Area.

  2. Click Select Source and then click in the level to define the volume that is copied or moved.

  3. Click Select Target and click in the level to define the target volume location.

  4. Adjust the values of the following parameters as needed.

    Sync Height

    Sets the Z position of the source and target volumes to the same value.

    Target Rotation

    Rotates the source volume counterclockwise by the selected amount when moved to the target location.

    DymX, Y, Z

    Changes the dimension of the source volume.

    Only Vegetation

    Moves or copies only vegetation and other objects and not the terrain itself.

    Only Terrain

    Moves or copies just the terrain and not vegetation or other objects.

  5. Click Copy or Move.