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Why won't my rivers and lakes work???

Why won't my rivers and lakes work???

Why won't my rivers and lakes work???

Hi, I'm a new bryce 5 user. I love the program but when I try to create a river or a lake it doesn't work. I can create a negative boolean landscape and cut it into a positive terrain. I can see the hole where the lake is going to be. The problem is when I lower the water plain below the ground plain the hole for the lake just stays grey and doesn't fill with water.

I am grouping the negative and positive landscapes and I can see it cut a perfect hole for a lake, but the water just doesn't fill it. I've got wireframe underground on and I can see the water going below the ground.


RE: Why won't my rivers and lakes work???

im new too and the same thing happens to me.

RE: Why won't my rivers and lakes work???

Could you send in a screenshot? Or maybe you could tell me what exactly you do.

Here's a lake I just made.

What I did was:

 -New file (Comes with a 'Plane' already)
 -Selected plane and changed its properties to 'Positive'
 -Inserted a 'Terrain' object and rotated it downwards
 -Changed the terrain's properties to negative
 -Grouped Plane and Terrain together, a big hole appears
 -Inserted 'water plane' and moved it below the original plane.
 -That's it

Maybe you forgot to delete your original plane?

RE: Why won't my rivers and lakes work???

Thanks so much!!!!  I was not deleting my original plane.  It works perfectly now.  I really appreciate it.  Thanks again, Donnie

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