Drape or overlay an image on a HeightField in Voxler

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If you have a HeightField in Voxler, you can import an image into the project and drape it or overlay it on the HeightField. After the image has been imported, the steps to overlay the image are:

  1. In the Network Manager, click the connector on the right side of the image module.
  2. Drag the cursor to the connecter on the left side of the HeightField module.The connector line turns yellow to indicate a successful connection.
  3. Click the mouse and in the context menu click the Connect Input Image Overlay (not connected) option.
  4. In the Network Manager, select the HeightField module.
  5. In the Property Manager, click the Image Overlay tab and check the Show Overlay checkbox.
  6. The image is shown as an overlay on the Heightfield surface.
  7. To display the image with it's native coloring and no shading by the surface, click in the Color modulation field and choose Use overlay color only


Updated April 30, 2018


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  • Hi Bastien,


    Thank you for your question. The steps to overlay an image on a heightfield is the same in Voxler 2. You can try the below steps as an alternative method:

    1. Click File | Import and select the TIF and click Open.
    2. In the Network manager, click the image.tif module. 
    3. In the Module Library, expand the Graphics Output section (if necessary).
    4. Double click Heightfield. The Heightfield will now attach to the Image.tif module and display the image. 


    If you are still having trouble, please email your Voxler project file to support@goldensoftware.com as we would be happy to further assist you. 


    Thank you,

    Brittany Bodane

    Golden Software

  • Hello,


    Can we do that with Voxler 2 ? 

    Because when I overlay my image.tiff, the data used to create the HeightField deconnect itself from the height Field Module 

    Thanks for the answer 

  • Thanks for your Answer !!!



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