Custom Color Area (Overlay)

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Active Custom Color Area overlay, configured to indicate differently named farm fields in the area, in different colors.

The Custom Color Area overlay is an overlay which is used for indicating different areas in the same overlay. When added to a project, it can be activated by selecting the corresponding icon on the minimap. When activated, it displays one or more areas for which a separate color and name can be set up. This can be used to indicate specific areas in one overlay that can not be visualized in any other overlay, for instance because the data is not readily available, or the combination of areas is not possible otherwise.

Function Color

This color indicates constructions of (one of) the specified function(s).

Background Color

This color indicates all areas where no construction of the specified function(s) exist. This can be because there is no construction, or a construction of a different function, in that location.

Configuring the overlay

The Right Panel when a Custom Color Area overlay is selected.

By default, the overlay does not display any relevant information. The areas of this overlay must be configured first, by adding and drawing them in on the project area and selecting a suitable color.

Adding, duplicating and removing custom areas

Buttons on the bottom Right Panel to add, duplicate or remove Custom Color Areas.
By using the buttons on the bottom of the right panel, it is possible to add, duplicate or remove custom color areas from the overlay.

Naming the overlay

The field for the overlay "name".
The name of the overlay. This is the name that will appear as the title of the overlay, when hovering over the related icon in the minimap. It is also the text in the legend of the overlay. You can change this by altering the text in the "Name" field.

Naming the custom area(s)

The field for the custom area "name".
The name of the custom area. This is the name that will appear as the title of the area. It is the text in the legend of the overlay, indicating the specific custom area. You can change this by altering the text in the area's "Name" field.

Custom Area Color

The field for selecting the area's "Color".
The colors of the overlay. You can change the custom area's color by selecting the color field. A panel will appear in which you can specify the desired color.

Drawing in the custom color area

The buttons to draw the actual custom area(s).
By selecting this button, the custom area can be drawn in the project area. A brush panel will appear on the bottom panel under the editor main view.

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