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Creating a Hole (Terrain)

The hole command creates a hole on a defined terrain or piece of terrain.

Location of the Hole Command

In the Architectural Program

You can access it under the ribbon menu Home tab Terrain title.

In Structural Program

You can access it under the ribbon menu Objects tab Terrain title.

Usage Steps

  • Click the Hole icon in the ribbon menu .

  • The Path Segments toolbar, which opens when the space is clicked , contains icons used to draw a straight, circular and curved line. Click the appropriate icon according to the situation.

  • Click a points on the terrain. While giving the points, write the elevations of the points in the Elevations box.

  • There will be a hole.

Usage step

Terrain before the hole is created

Entering the elevation value (-50 cm) into the terrain toolbar opened while in the hole command

Determining the first point of the closed polygon to be created for the hole

Determining the second point of the closed polygon

Before determining the third point of the closed polygon, entering the new elevation value (-25 cm) in the terrain toolbar

Determining the third point of the closed polygon

Determining the fourth point of the closed polygon

Entering the new level value (-50 cm) in the toolbar for the last point of the hole

Determining the end point of the closed polygon

The formation of the hole

Terrain after the hole has been created

Location of the Terrain Hole Settings Dialog

Select the hole you want to enter its settings, click the right button of the mouse and click the Properties line from the menu that opens .

Terrain Hole Settings Dialog


Elevation edit

The coordinates of the elevation points placed are given. If wanted, a new value can be entered into the z box.

All nodes have this fixed elevation value

The feature is activated and the value entered here is applied to all elevation points.


The drawing color of the space line in the plan. When the color box is clicked, the appropriate color is selected from the window that opens.

Line style

The line type of the hole line in the plan is selected. Clicking the down arrow buttons to the right of the boxes opens the list of line types. From this list, the desired line type is selected by clicking with the left mouse button.


You can select the material of the hole top surface by clicking it from the list.

Side material

You can select the material of the hole side surfaces by clicking on the list.

Texture world length

Texture length is entered. For example; If 1 meter is entered, the selected material texture is taken as 1 meter and covered on the selected object. Considering that the texture is in the form of a square, the object surfaces are covered with 1x1 textures arranged side by side.


The angle of the texture is given. With the angle value, you can adjust the angle of the texture according to the direction of its plane.

Excavation step

Terrain and pieces of terraşn are given numbers for excavation calculations. The excavations of the terrain and terrain plots with the same number are calculated and shown as total value at once, and the excavation of the terrain or terrain plots that are numbered separately as a separate item.

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