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Power Tips

Creating An Excel Macro

Feature: Creating An Excel Macro Jon Howard of PEC needed to send his Plant Schedule to a spreadsheet to run calculations on a tree replacement plan. In order to do so, he needed a few extra columns to account for the caliper unit values, percentage of new trees, and other…
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  • Recommended By Jon Howard with PEC
  • Creating Hedges

    Feature: Creating Hedges Spend two minutes to learn a few fast tricks for drawing hedges that are visually clean, spaced to your preference, and accurate on quantity. Once you've seen our Power Tip, you can stop spending valuable time experimenting with the spacing and width of your plant areas.  …
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  • Recommended By Ian Douglas Robinson
  • Tree Remediation

    Feature: Tree Remediation Have you ever needed to show the locations of existing trees on a site? Or had to show the removal or relocation of a certain tree? Let Land F/X show you a cool way to accomplish those goals with very little effort, with the help of our…
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  • Recommended By Allison with Inside Out
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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