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BruceAdams
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Registered: ‎07-17-2012
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water areas within designed dams and channels

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12-30-2013 10:23 AM

I'm doing some flood analysis of a 100 yr flood zone. I need the water body object shown to be tranparent, so the image file can be seen showing the properties visable that flood.

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Varhun.Prasad
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Registered: ‎09-23-2013
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Re: water areas within designed dams and channels

02-03-2014 06:36 PM in reply to: BruceAdams

Hi Mate,

 

You need to adjust the material settings in order to do this. Bascially you have to find the "color" component and set the "alpha" to a low number. You'll have to save this as a new material.

 

You could also show it is a coverage area instead of a water area. That way you can set the alpha value of the color straight from the style properties instead of having to create a new material.

 

Use the "manage surface layers" to set the different coverage layers in order of preference and you should have the result you're after.

Regards,
Varhun
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BruceAdams
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Re: water areas within designed dams and channels

03-03-2014 11:11 AM in reply to: BruceAdams

Thanks for the tips.  Worked like a champ.

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tcorey
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Registered: ‎12-18-2002
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Re: water areas within designed dams and channels

03-04-2014 02:53 PM in reply to: BruceAdams

Bruce, which did you do, create a new material for the water style or use a land cover style?

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Delta Engineering Systems
Redding, CA
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