Assembly Variables

Video:  https://youtu.be/ATd9xWvw-98 Instructions from Video: To quantify the materials required for an element, you attach an assembly to the object. For example, when you draw a wall, you assemble the materials like drywall, mud, tape or paint in the definition of...

Dormers

Dormers Video: https://youtu.be/ewMqwnMzljY Instructions from Video: In this lesson, we will insert 3 different types of dormers and then customize the dormer roof and walls. During this, we will show you some great tips along the way like using construction lines,...

Invisible Walls

Making a Wall Invisible in 2D Video: https://youtu.be/VJF2zxT4n1Y Instructions from Video: You may find that you want to hide certain walls in 2D view, such as dormer walls and gable end walls, to improve the clarity of the view. To make a wall invisible in 2D: Select...

Base Height & Head Height

Base height Video: https://youtu.be/0cww_dlZdUM Instructions from the Video: If you have the Commander turned on, it will display a Base Height edit box as soon as an insertion tool becomes active. The value shown in the Base Height edit box is the height at which the...

Match Roof Planes

Match Planes Video: https://youtu.be/SyQWeRodomk Instructions from Video: The Match Planes tool can instantly change the plane of one roof surface to match the plane of another. This is a great tool when you have uneven plate lines but you want them to share the same...

Structural Floors

Structural Floors Video: https://youtu.be/AvalTGPpUPI Instructions from Video: A structural floor is a system of framing members that are inserted at the same time. Select Insert>Structural Floor>Structural Floor by Perimeter Although the structural floor is...