Node Description and Purpose:
The Heightfield Crop node can be used to crop the area of the heighfield it's attached to.
Node Type: Heightfield Operator
- Crop check box: If this is checked then the crop function will be applied; uncheck it to disable the effect. The settings below and to the right control how the heightfield will be cropped.
Bottom left: TBC
Top right: TBC
Include top right check box: TBC
Pad outside original check box: TBC
A single object or device in the node network which generates or modifies data and may accept input data or create output data or both, depending on its function. Nodes usually have their own settings which control the data they create or how they modify data passing through them. Nodes are connected together in a network to perform work in a network-based user interface. In Terragen 2 nodes are connected together to describe a scene.
A heightmap or heightfield is an array of height values, usually in a grid which describe the height at specific points in a defined area. Heightfields are used to represent real-world and virtual terrain in a specific, easily converted format. Most heightfields can be represented as simple image data in grayscale, with black being minimum height and white being maximum height.