Viz Artist

Version 3.9.0 | Published December 13, 2017 ©


The Arrow built in geometry allows you to create and customize an arrow. The arrow is a 2D object. By clicking on the arrow icon in a container, the arrow editor opens. The default arrow has two heads. At the tip of each arrowhead the reference points are placed. The left point is 1 and the right is 2.

Note: This plug-in is located in: Built Ins -> Geom plug-ins -> Default

This section contains the following topics:

Arrow Properties


  • Use LOD: Enables/disables dynamic level of detail

  • Point 1X/1Y/1Z/2X/2Y/2Z: Set the point offsets

  • Width: Sets the width of the arrow shaft

  • Style 1: Select if the arrow end at point 1 should have a head or not

  • Style 2: Select if the arrow end at point 2 should have a head or not

  • Arrow Width: Set the width of the arrow heads

  • Arrow Length: Set the length of the arrow head

  • Percent: Scales th arrow in percent of the size defined by X-, Y- and Z-values

  • Mode: Define if the arrow lies in an XY, XZ or YZ plane

To Create an Arrow


  1. Create a group and add the Arrow plug-in to it.

  2. Add a material and/or an image to the same container as the arrow plug-in to add color and/or texture to it.