How to use the Espace Ombrage 3D tool ?
We developped this software to help you visualize different installations of shade sails on your terrace. This page is a complement to the different help sections already existing in the software.
For a good start : in the Creation mode, use the right click of your mouse to move the whole plan, and the control knob to zoom in and out.
1 - First steps
Downloading and opening the software
2 - Creating your terrace
In order to create your terrace, 2 methods are available to you:
- You already have a plan drawn to scale on your computer: We invite you to watch the video n°1, which will explain how to download directly your plan in the software.
- You d'ont have a plan drawn to scale on your computer: We invite you to watch the video n°2, which will explain how to draw your terrace with the measure you have.
Video 1: You have a plan drawn to scale
Video 2: You don't have a plan drawn to scale
When you move a point with the mouse, maintain the "CTRL" button to be guided on a horizontal or vertical axis.
Maintain the right click, when creation is selected, in order to move the whole plan.
3 - Adding shade sails
You terrace is now drawn, you can then add as many shade sail as you want. Here is how you do it :
Adding shade sails
This video explains in details how to add a standard shade sail, then a custom made shade sail.
4 - Navigation and saving your work
The installation suits you ? Here is how to better use the Espace Ombrage 3D tool:
Navigation in 3D
This video expalins in detail how to naviguate with the 3D view in order to fully appreciate your virtual installation.
Maintain the right click of your mouse to move within the 3D view
Repeat the previous operation while maintaining the "Alt" button to rotate.
Save my projet and request a quote
This video explains how to save your project in order to get back to it later.