The heightfield editor may be opened from the L3DT menu by clicking on the 'Operations→Heightfield→Edit heightfield in 3D' menu option, or by clicking on the '3D' toolbar icon in L3DT to open Sapphire, then selecting the 'Edit→Heightfield tools' option in the Sapphire menu.
Using the 'Heightfield tools' window (below) you may choose from several heightfield tools that are available in Sapphire. Single-click to activate a tool, and double-click to edit the tool settings (note some tools don't have settings).
For information and examples of use for the tools, please refer to the following pages:
The brush radius for all tools is changed by rolling the mouse scroll wheel.
If you close the 'Heightfield tools' window, the heightfield tool mouse mode is cancelled. To reactivate heightfield editing, press 'h'.
Before you edit your map, it may be a good idea to use the 'Edit→Backup' menu option in Sapphire to create a safe restore point for your heightfield, just in case you make a mistake. To revert to this save point, use the 'Edit→Restore' menu option. The restore option will always revert to the last backup you make.
The camera controls in heightfield mode are:
For the complete list of Sapphire controls, please see this page.
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