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Training Resources

Feature: Training Resources Take a look at the immensely valuable training resources we have to offer. From our trainer to webinars and documentation, we are here to make learning the software easy and fun.   Visit our Trainer documentation section. Want your suggested feature published?  Feel free to share it…
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  • Recommended By Jeremiah Farmer
  • Importing And Exporting Plants To SketchUp

    Feature: SketchUp Plugin-Importing and Exporting design Land F/X offers a seamless connection between SketchUp and CAD through the SketchUp Connection tool. Accessed in CAD, this feature allows you to export a CAD design and an associated Land F/X project into SketchUp. Watch as we go over how to Import and…
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  • Recommended By Dave Farmer
  • Copy Along Polyline

    Feature: Copy Along Polyline Don Irving wanted to use our Copy Along Polyline tool for placing generic blocks. Learn how this handy tool can speed your process of placing multiple blocks within your design. For example, try it with one of our vehicle Plan Graphics to test the usability of…
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  • Recommended By Don Irving
  • Grass Mix

    Feature: Grass Mix Have you ever needed to mix a specific combination of grasses to fill one of your groundcover areas? Find out how to create accurate mixtures – including seed mix, sod mix, and plug mix – using the Land F/X Concept Plant Manager.    Visit our Concept Plants…
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  • Recommended By Kim with Allee Landscapes
  • Lateral And Mainline Piping

    Feature: Lateral And Mainline Piping Take a look at a few cool piping tools you might not have known about. From Head AutoSnap to flow tallying, Land F/X helps speed up your piping process even more.   Visit our Irrigation Piping documentation section. Want your suggested feature published?  Feel free…
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  • Recommended By Eric Stanley and Dave Farmer
  • LAbash 2015 at Cal Poly SLO

    Thursday, March 12 2015
    Land F/X is excited to announce that LABash 2015 will be held at Cal Poly, in our beautiful hometown of San Luis Obispo, California. Come meet fellow Landscape Architecture students from across the U.S. at this exciting event, held March 19–21. Make sure you visit with: Land F/X Founder David…

    Detail Sheets

    Feature: Detail Sheets Do you have a set of standard details that you tend to use in each of your projects? Placing each detail individually can become tedious and time consuming. Land F/X helps you place multiple details into your drawings quickly and easily. Learn to use detail templates and…
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  • Recommended By Bill Curtis
  • Colorize Irrigation

    Feature: Colorize Irrigation A graphically organized system of hydrozones plays a vital role in a clear irrigation plan. The Land F/X Colorize Zone feature helps you create a distinct visual arrangement of zones in your design. Watch as we show you how to create an easily readable irrigation plan using…
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  • Recommended By Jake Young with Civil Solutions Group
  • MenuLoad

    Feature: MenuLoad If you have Land F/X installed but you can't see your Land F/X menus, ribbons or toolbars, watch this great little clip on how to load your menus manually.   Visit the Landfx.com/menuload documentation section. Want your suggested feature published?  Feel free to share it in our community forum.
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  • Recommended By Forrestt Williams
  • How to Map a Network Drive in Windows 7 or 8

    Quickly learn how to map a network drive in either Windows 7 or Windows 8.   Want your suggested feature published?  Feel free to share it in our community forum.
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  • Recommended By Forrestt Williams
  • Planting Plan Variations

    Feature: Planting Plant Variations Our friends at Hilton Landmarks wanted to know how to make different versions of a design within the same DWG. Our answer: Use the COPYCLIP command along with Work Areas to copy a complete planting plan within a drawing.   Keep in mind that when you…
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  • Recommended By Hilton Landmarks
  • Allow installer access to letter drive

    If you are running the setup64 file and are unable to select the letter drive for Land F/X you'll need to cancell the installation and run these steps. Then you'll be able to select that letter drive.    
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  • Recommended By Forrestt Williams
  • Valve Callouts

    Feature: Valve Callouts This power tip comes from a suggestion by Steve Cook of Stantec, who wanted different ways to place a valve callout. Take a look at the multiple options for placing a valve callout now offered by Land F/X.   Visit our Valve Callouts documentation section. Want your…
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  • Recommended By Steve Cook of Stantec
  • Netafim

    Monday, January 26 2015

    We recently completed a facelift of Netafim’s product listing in the Irrigation Database. To kick off the addition of more ag capabilities into the software, we’ve included Netafim’s extensive agricultural product line. We have also updated the available Netafim details, so you now have many more options to specify.

    Add Your Preferred Lighting Manufacturers

    Monday, January 26 2015

    Land F/X is putting the spotlight on all our clients for lighting product recommendations. Let us know which manufacturers and fixtures you’d love to see listed in our ever-growing lighting database. Lighting has been on our project boards for a while.

    Our goal is to strike a healthy a balance between development time and equipment. In doing so, we’re confident that we’ll be able to provide the best lighting features of any CAD software.

    CycleSafe

    Monday, January 26 2015

    Land F/X is happy to announce the recent addition of CycleSafe products to our Site Amenities database. CycleSafe offers a wide range of bike lockers, shelters, and multiple styles of racks. Look for details and SketchUp models of all CycleSafe product lines.

    Don’t forget to check them out!

    Plant Photo Callout

    Feature: Plant Photo Callout Want to provide a more vibrant representation of an item in your design? Land F/X Photo Callouts make this process fast and fun.   Visit our Plant Photo Callout documentation section. Want your suggested feature published?  Feel free to share it in our community forum.
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  • Recommended By Jeremiah Farmer
  • Kings River Casting

    Friday, January 23 2015

    We’ve updated our product listing for Kings River Casting to include all available benches, bollards, receptacles, street signs, and tables. Details and SketchUp models for all these items are all available now.

    We hope to add more of Kings River Casting’s great line into the software. If you have any requests, please contact Krystal.

    Tournesol

    Friday, January 23 2015

    Tournesol’s entire product line is now available in our database. You can access all their pots, planters, and site furnishings from within your Land F/X installation. Be sure to use our SketchUp connection to see 3D models of Tournesol products as well!

    Spot Elevations

    Feature: Spot Elevations This week's Power Tip originated from a suggestion by Chris Larouche of Urban Systems, who wanted an easier way to place Spot Elevations on existing topography. Now, when you snap to a point, Land F/X will read the Z elevation of any object at that point. You…
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  • Recommended By Chris Larouche with Urban Systems
  • FX Luminaire

    Monday, January 19 2015

    FX Luminaire, one of our current supporting lighting manufacturers, is set to release a new catalog early this year. Look for many more FX Luminaire products available in our software in coming months.

    ET Water

    Monday, January 19 2015

    ETwater released a free Web service that creates an optimized irrigation plan for your property. This innovative tool combines environmental data ranging from soil to plants, and climate into an online analytical system.

    Check it out here.

    Keyboard Commands

    Feature: Keyboard Commands Have you ever wondered how to make your own custom keyboard shortcuts? Let us show you how to create your own Land F/X commands using the ALIASEDIT Express Tool, making your workflow even faster.   Visit our Keyboard Commands documentation section. Want your suggested feature published?  Feel…
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  • Recommended By Jeremiah Farmer
  • Weathermatic

    Monday, January 05 2015

    We are happy to announce that we have completed our Weathermatics Product Listing! You can now access their controllers, turf sprays, shrub sprays, and many other products!

    Batch Detail Save

    Feature: Batch Detail Save Have you ever needed to make multiple changes to a set of details and then spent too long saving each of them individually? Try our Batch Detail Save tool – yet another feature that makes Land F/X fun and easy to use!   Visit our Editing and…
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  • Recommended By David Farmer
  • Power Tip: Tree Ring Irrigation

    Feature: Tree Ring Irrigation Suggested by: Land F/X This week, we bring you a Power Tip on how to create your own custom tree ring irrigation, which you can also use to drip irrigate pots. Having this flexibility allows you to put the water right where you need it, giving…
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    Power Tip: Adding Plants with BatchMan

    Although Land F/X has quite the extensive library of plant symbols to choose from, many users want the convenience of using their existing office standard symbols.   BatchMan provides a quick and effective way to import an entire set of symbols at one time! Give it a try; we know…
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    Power Tip: Print Details

    The Land F/X Detail system can organize all your details under a single, cross-referential hierarchy. But what good is that if you can’t maintain a classy Detail Binder?   Working with power users Amanda Berry of Henry Kortekaas, and Aaron with Mills Design Group, we have integrated a powerful printing…
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  • Recommended By Amanda Berry of Henry Kortekaas and Aaron with Mills Design Group
  • Power Tip: Paint Mode

    At our very first meeting with Walt Disney Imagineering, the talented Jeff Morosky asked whether there was a way to “paint” a swath of plant symbols into a planting area.   With a mix of trigonometry and AutoCAD wizardry, we present ... Paint mode.   Just one more way in…
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  • Recommended By Jeff Morosky with Walt Disney Imagineering
  • Create a Support Ticket and edit your ZIP file

    Learn how to easily create a Land F/X Support Ticket and how to edit your .zip file.   Want your suggested feature published?  Feel free to share it in our community forum.
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  • Recommended By Forrestt Williams
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