Cossacks 1,2 and 3 Info Site - Placing Objects
Placing Objects of Nature

 
Having placed textures you need to add various natural objects to the map. These are the sources of your resources in the game.
 
Trees can be placed on the map by clicking on . In the lower part of the right toolbar images of various trees will appear. Select a tree you are going to place on the map and left-click on it. If you'd like to put different types of trees on the map, you can select several by holding down the Ctrl key and clicking on them. Thus, the selected trees will be framed. If you want to deselect a tree, click on it with your right mouse button. To place trees on the map, left-click on the respective area. The part of the map under your brush will be filled with the trees selected by you. The size of the brush can be adjusted using the scrollbar in the right toolbar. 
Note: you can also select all trees from the list by pressing shift+control and then hit on  a tree in the list.
 
Click on the  button to turn on the stone and deposit placing mode. In the lower part of the right toolbar, images of stones and deposits will appear. Select a stone or deposit to place on the map and left-click on it. If you want to place different stones on the map, you can select several of them by clicking on them while holding down the Ctrl key. The selected stones will be framed. Right-click on a stone or deposit to deselect it. Having picked the required set of stones, place stones on the map by left-clicking on the respective areas. You can adjust the size of your brush using the scrollbar located in the right toolbar. Note that the game is not designed for massive blocks of stones, which means an excessive number of stones on a map can lead to undesired consequences.
 
 
Click on the  button to turn on the object deleting mode, where you can delete unnecessary trees, stones or deposits. Point the mouse cursor at an object you want to delete and left-click on it. All the natural objects under your brush will be deleted. The size of the brush can be adjusted using the scrollbar located in the right toolbar.
 
Apart from placing environmental objects, you can make use of the ready-made components. The library contains a multitude of finished landscape items - hills, forests, mountains, ravines etc.
To use a library element, click on the  button. In the lower part of the right toolbar, a list of objects will appear. Click on one of the objects with your left mouse button to see its image in the centre of the map screen. Pick the element you require, select a place on the map where you want it to be set and left-click. 
You can also create your own samples by outlining an area and pressing ctrl + c to copy a sample. Use ctrl +v to paste.