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We value our relationship with our community and your privacy. To ensure you understand the data we collect from you, how it is used, and the controls you have over what you share on our platform, we
Original Post Date: May 23, 2018 at 02:59PM
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Little glitches

So this is what I've got, on my second floor of my chalet style house I have in the bedroom a closet, then a powder room, then a closet. When i put the partition walls to seperate the closets from the
Original Post Date: May 10, 2018 at 07:04PM
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Last Commented: By jkzimm | May 17, 2018 at 05:09PM
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Cadsoft office will be closed on Monday, May 21st

Hello Everyone, The Cadsoft office will be closed on Monday May 21st.  It will reopen on Tuesday May 22rd and resume regular business hours. Enjoy your weekend! Louisa
Original Post Date: May 17, 2018 at 02:41PM
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Video Tutorials Stop Midstream

I am using virtual Architect (with landscaping and decks) version 8.0.  I have downloaded it twice after talking to tech support.  The videos are good, but the first two - walls and windows
Original Post Date: May 15, 2018 at 11:45AM
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Last Commented: By Hmclaren | May 17, 2018 at 02:01PM
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windows in the gable.

Please help, I am designing a chalet style house i would like to put two windows in the gable for the second floor bedroom. I cant seem to figure out how. Thanks for any sugesstions. Michelle  
Original Post Date: May 08, 2018 at 06:32PM
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Last Commented: By Michelle | May 10, 2018 at 06:48PM
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New user help

Hello. I am a new user of Cadsoft. I have completed only a few models so far. I am unaware of any other users in my region (Canadian Prairies). I am reaching out on this forum to see if anyone is
Original Post Date: Mar 15, 2018 at 03:27PM
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Last Commented: By Michelle | May 07, 2018 at 07:06PM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

Why does Env explode text in a pdf?

 Import pdf to worksheet. Do NOT convert to image.I wish to underline a phrase to highlight something. Or maybe I just want a word italicized or emboldened. Doesn't seem to matter.Edit the pdf in
Original Post Date: Apr 24, 2018 at 11:19PM
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Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | May 04, 2018 at 11:07PM
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V13 Update Released

Hello There has been an update patch to V13 that is now available for download.It is a full new install. You must uninstall your current V13 and install the new V13 to take advantage of all of the
Original Post Date: Mar 22, 2018 at 02:50PM
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Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | May 01, 2018 at 08:28PM
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Plans are not Visable

I have just downloaded this program (Virtual Architect Ultimate) and tried to import a plan as a jpeg file but it is not visable. It appears even to start a new plan it is not visable on my screen. It
Original Post Date: Apr 25, 2018 at 05:11AM
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Last Commented: By Roy | Apr 28, 2018 at 04:41PM
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copy from model to worksheet

This is day #1.  When I copy my lower floor plan to a worksheet, the second floor and first floor are both shown together (second floor is not faded) so you can't really make out what you are loo
Original Post Date: Apr 27, 2018 at 06:11PM
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Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | Apr 28, 2018 at 06:22AM
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Nice Interior w / Sunlight

I'm happy with the ability to get good interior renders with the sun shining in. The ability to post render adjust brightness and gamma really makes for a good final result. I do have to bump up inte
Original Post Date: Jul 19, 2018 at 11:59PM
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Importing PDF Crash

I recently upgraded my system from a window 8 machine to a windows 10 machine. Trying to import a PDF and I get booted out of the program. Any comments of what might be the issue? Thanks
Original Post Date: Jul 12, 2018 at 10:43AM
Comments : 3 comments
Last Commented: By Nicholas Cudmore | Jul 13, 2018 at 01:34PM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

Integration Partner Webinars

Hello We are hosting a series of webinars to highlight the integration partners of Cadsoft. Please join us for this series of webinars that begin today: https://www.cadsoft.com/bim-home-desig
Original Post Date: Jul 11, 2018 at 07:38AM
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Last Commented: By cpitts | Jul 11, 2018 at 03:00PM
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Keystone

Hello We had been asked how to add a stone keystone to an exterior. Here are recommended steps and a sample file with a keystone to use. I welcome everyone to also contribute how they accomplish exte
Original Post Date: Jul 09, 2018 at 08:40AM
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Ridge beam

I'm running Building Essentials V13. Can I select the ridge beam to lower it for under rafters? So far I'm unable to select any roof members that I set up in the roof properties.
Original Post Date: Jul 07, 2018 at 07:53AM
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Last Commented: By cpitts | Jul 09, 2018 at 08:15AM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

Office Closed on Monday

Hello Everyone, The Cadsoft office will be closed on Monday July 2nd.  It will reopen on Tuesday July 3rd and resume regular business hours. All emails and phone calls received while the office
Original Post Date: Jun 29, 2018 at 08:28AM
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Stair winders

 I'm struggling to create a set of stairs that wind around a 120x120 timber post.Limited by the size of the existing building that's being elevated & built under.To ensure head clearance unde
Original Post Date: Jun 12, 2018 at 09:33AM
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Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | Jun 13, 2018 at 11:17PM
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New BIM Files

I just wanted to send out a quick note that we are adding New BIM Files to the Website for you to use.  These are again free for all users, however any of the newer BIM files will only work in Ve
Original Post Date: May 25, 2018 at 02:27PM
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Last Commented: By Nicholas Cudmore | Jul 03, 2018 at 09:00AM
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Interactive Online Class

Next week we launch a new training initiative: Interactive Online training classes. These are 2 hour classes that allow you to participate live during the event. For more information and to see the 4
Original Post Date: May 25, 2018 at 02:27PM
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V13c4 2078

In our last newsletter we put in a notice that the c4 patch was  available. If you have yet to download it you can do so by visiting the trial download page and downloading it. By installing it
Original Post Date: May 25, 2018 at 02:25PM
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Nice Interior w / Sunlight

I'm happy with the ability to get good interior renders with the sun shining in. The ability to post render adjust brightness and gamma really makes for a good final result. I do have to bump up inte
Original Post Date: Jul 19, 2018 at 11:59PM
Comments : no comments
Product: Envisioneer Construction Suite

Importing PDF Crash

I recently upgraded my system from a window 8 machine to a windows 10 machine. Trying to import a PDF and I get booted out of the program. Any comments of what might be the issue? Thanks
Original Post Date: Jul 12, 2018 at 10:43AM
Comments : 3 comments
Last Commented: By Nicholas Cudmore | Jul 13, 2018 at 01:34PM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

Integration Partner Webinars

Hello We are hosting a series of webinars to highlight the integration partners of Cadsoft. Please join us for this series of webinars that begin today: https://www.cadsoft.com/bim-home-desig
Original Post Date: Jul 11, 2018 at 07:38AM
Comments : 2 comments
Last Commented: By cpitts | Jul 11, 2018 at 03:00PM
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Keystone

Hello We had been asked how to add a stone keystone to an exterior. Here are recommended steps and a sample file with a keystone to use. I welcome everyone to also contribute how they accomplish exte
Original Post Date: Jul 09, 2018 at 08:40AM
Comments : no comments
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Ridge beam

I'm running Building Essentials V13. Can I select the ridge beam to lower it for under rafters? So far I'm unable to select any roof members that I set up in the roof properties.
Original Post Date: Jul 07, 2018 at 07:53AM
Comments : 2 comments
Last Commented: By cpitts | Jul 09, 2018 at 08:15AM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

Office Closed on Monday

Hello Everyone, The Cadsoft office will be closed on Monday July 2nd.  It will reopen on Tuesday July 3rd and resume regular business hours. All emails and phone calls received while the office
Original Post Date: Jun 29, 2018 at 08:28AM
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Stair winders

 I'm struggling to create a set of stairs that wind around a 120x120 timber post.Limited by the size of the existing building that's being elevated & built under.To ensure head clearance unde
Original Post Date: Jun 12, 2018 at 09:33AM
Comments : 2 comments
Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | Jun 13, 2018 at 11:17PM
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New BIM Files

I just wanted to send out a quick note that we are adding New BIM Files to the Website for you to use.  These are again free for all users, however any of the newer BIM files will only work in Ve
Original Post Date: May 25, 2018 at 02:27PM
Comments : 1 comment
Last Commented: By Nicholas Cudmore | Jul 03, 2018 at 09:00AM
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Interactive Online Class

Next week we launch a new training initiative: Interactive Online training classes. These are 2 hour classes that allow you to participate live during the event. For more information and to see the 4
Original Post Date: May 25, 2018 at 02:27PM
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V13c4 2078

In our last newsletter we put in a notice that the c4 patch was  available. If you have yet to download it you can do so by visiting the trial download page and downloading it. By installing it
Original Post Date: May 25, 2018 at 02:25PM
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