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Suggestion!

Would it be possible to provide a custom catalog in addition to the master catalog?  Anytime I upgrade, I loose the custom components that I have added to or modified in the master catalog of the
Original Post Date: Feb 09, 2019 at 04:48PM
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Last Commented: By louisaco | Feb 11, 2019 at 10:22AM
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V14 is coming soon!

Let's celebrate a new year with a new version of Envisioneer! As a Cadsoft client you are invited to join us for a webcast where we will unveil all of the newest features. We hope you can make it to t
Original Post Date: Jan 09, 2019 at 03:02PM
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Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | Feb 01, 2019 at 04:00PM
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Holiday Hours

Hello Everyone On behalf of everyone at Cadsoft we wish you all the best over the holiday season and into the new year! Below are the office hours over the next week, we reduce our hours over the last
Original Post Date: Dec 20, 2018 at 08:13AM
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Last Commented: By jkzimm | Dec 21, 2018 at 12:39PM
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TIP – Spot and Point Lights

FYI TIP -  Most default lights are set to IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) which strives to give accurate lighting results. You can change to either Spot or Point lights to create your own
Original Post Date: Nov 29, 2018 at 10:16AM
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TIP – Top View with High Noon Sun

FYI TIP - Sun Directly Above Using the Sun for Top View Renders is fast and looks good. No need for individual lights. But most settings make it hard to get Sun shadows to look OK. That is because yo
Original Post Date: Nov 09, 2018 at 02:54PM
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Last Commented: By jkzimm | Nov 13, 2018 at 09:57PM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

TIP – Change Estimate Formula

When Generating Estimate- the formula (5 gal of paint in this example) is used to calculate quantity / price.  Sq ft of paint required in this example is only 300 sq ft, and 5 gal of paint formu
Original Post Date: Nov 13, 2018 at 10:57AM
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TIP – 2D & 3D Views Open at same time

FYI TIP You can open multiple views at the same time with one OR two monitiors. To get multiple views:  1 - Close all views except for Model View.  2 - Right click 'Model View' in bottom
Original Post Date: Nov 08, 2018 at 01:18PM
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Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | Nov 10, 2018 at 05:57PM
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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 pencad | Oct 29, 2018 at 05:11AM
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ProDealer Summit

If you are heading to the ProDealer Summit, make sure you stop by and say Hi to Kate and Chantale! https://www.prodealer.com/
Original Post Date: Oct 17, 2018 at 08:57AM
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Webinar this week

Hi  The webinar this week is: Working Drawing Sheet tools. Anyone can register and attend. To save your spot and see the list of other webinars, visit here: https://www.cadsoft.com/learning-
Original Post Date: Oct 15, 2018 at 07:56AM
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V14 is shipping!

Hello Everyone We are pleased to announce that Envisioneer V14 is officially shipping. Many thanks to all of you for your great ideas that helped shape the release and our programming team for maki
Original Post Date: Mar 07, 2019 at 02:05PM
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Last Commented: By jkzimm | Mar 11, 2019 at 03:55PM
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sloped fill around pool

Still experimenting.  Have pool with a sloped (fill dirt) side and one end on a contoured Terrain created with nested Plateaus.  Other side of pool will be at house level & other end wil
Original Post Date: Mar 06, 2019 at 09:56PM
Comments : 12 comments
Last Commented: By dianedebuda | Mar 09, 2019 at 07:52PM
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Wall-less dimension lines

Another does it exist or just a Wish List entry?  My old software had "Invisible Walls" which were essentially 0 width walls.  I used these often for positioning and dimension references. .
Original Post Date: Mar 06, 2019 at 01:44PM
Comments : 9 comments
Last Commented: By dianedebuda | Mar 07, 2019 at 02:47PM
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Location management

Can these be done or are they strictly wish list?  Betting it's the latter. . 1-insert locations.  Example: add a location between Location 2 and Location 3 which would mean the existing
Original Post Date: Mar 06, 2019 at 01:08PM
Comments : 5 comments
Last Commented: By dianedebuda | Mar 07, 2019 at 10:07AM
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transparent background

Is there a way to create a breeze block wall (like shown)with a transparent background? I have tried with a specific pink colour (can't remember it now) that is supposed to create transparency but nev
Original Post Date: Mar 06, 2019 at 12:35AM
Comments : 12 comments
Last Commented: By jkzimm | Mar 08, 2019 at 05:44PM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

Vaulted ceiling height determination

Is there any way of measuring, or determining, the height of the peak of a vaulted ceiling?
Original Post Date: Mar 04, 2019 at 06:07PM
Comments : 2 comments
Last Commented: By Frank | Mar 05, 2019 at 04:51PM
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Split Screen & Camera Properties Window

Jack posted a really nice tip about using split screen awhile ago.  This has been really useful while I'm trying to get some Terrain stuff tested.  Right now, it's been easier for me to mani
Original Post Date: Mar 04, 2019 at 05:49PM
Comments : 5 comments
Last Commented: By dianedebuda | Mar 09, 2019 at 07:19PM
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Deck Skirting

For some reason I am unable to bring skirting into a drawing for a deck.  I am using Envisioneer Construction Suite V10, and in the past the process of constructing a deck has been very easy and
Original Post Date: Mar 04, 2019 at 10:18AM
Comments : 2 comments
Last Commented: By afaucher | Mar 09, 2019 at 01:38PM
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Consolidated or Separate models?

Going to be redrawing all of my old, old stuff from the FloorPlan 8.2 (Envisioneer subset) days.  Those were just buildings, no Terrain, Landscaping, etc.  Now I'm wanting all of those plus
Original Post Date: Mar 02, 2019 at 08:30AM
Comments : 3 comments
Last Commented: By dianedebuda | Mar 05, 2019 at 10:09AM
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Soapbox: Does “community” style discourage posts??

My opinion, but truly meant as a constructive comment. When I look around here, the place seems dead. Hardly any posts and big time gaps. When I last visited a couple of years ago, the standard, thre
Original Post Date: Mar 02, 2019 at 08:14AM
Comments : 5 comments
Last Commented: By archie | Mar 12, 2019 at 01:19PM
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V14 is shipping!

Hello Everyone We are pleased to announce that Envisioneer V14 is officially shipping. Many thanks to all of you for your great ideas that helped shape the release and our programming team for maki
Original Post Date: Mar 07, 2019 at 02:05PM
Comments : 4 comments
Last Commented: By jkzimm | Mar 11, 2019 at 03:55PM
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sloped fill around pool

Still experimenting.  Have pool with a sloped (fill dirt) side and one end on a contoured Terrain created with nested Plateaus.  Other side of pool will be at house level & other end wil
Original Post Date: Mar 06, 2019 at 09:56PM
Comments : 12 comments
Last Commented: By dianedebuda | Mar 09, 2019 at 07:52PM
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Wall-less dimension lines

Another does it exist or just a Wish List entry?  My old software had "Invisible Walls" which were essentially 0 width walls.  I used these often for positioning and dimension references. .
Original Post Date: Mar 06, 2019 at 01:44PM
Comments : 9 comments
Last Commented: By dianedebuda | Mar 07, 2019 at 02:47PM
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Location management

Can these be done or are they strictly wish list?  Betting it's the latter. . 1-insert locations.  Example: add a location between Location 2 and Location 3 which would mean the existing
Original Post Date: Mar 06, 2019 at 01:08PM
Comments : 5 comments
Last Commented: By dianedebuda | Mar 07, 2019 at 10:07AM
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transparent background

Is there a way to create a breeze block wall (like shown)with a transparent background? I have tried with a specific pink colour (can't remember it now) that is supposed to create transparency but nev
Original Post Date: Mar 06, 2019 at 12:35AM
Comments : 12 comments
Last Commented: By jkzimm | Mar 08, 2019 at 05:44PM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

Vaulted ceiling height determination

Is there any way of measuring, or determining, the height of the peak of a vaulted ceiling?
Original Post Date: Mar 04, 2019 at 06:07PM
Comments : 2 comments
Last Commented: By Frank | Mar 05, 2019 at 04:51PM
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Split Screen & Camera Properties Window

Jack posted a really nice tip about using split screen awhile ago.  This has been really useful while I'm trying to get some Terrain stuff tested.  Right now, it's been easier for me to mani
Original Post Date: Mar 04, 2019 at 05:49PM
Comments : 5 comments
Last Commented: By dianedebuda | Mar 09, 2019 at 07:19PM
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Deck Skirting

For some reason I am unable to bring skirting into a drawing for a deck.  I am using Envisioneer Construction Suite V10, and in the past the process of constructing a deck has been very easy and
Original Post Date: Mar 04, 2019 at 10:18AM
Comments : 2 comments
Last Commented: By afaucher | Mar 09, 2019 at 01:38PM
Product: Envisioneer Construction Suite

Consolidated or Separate models?

Going to be redrawing all of my old, old stuff from the FloorPlan 8.2 (Envisioneer subset) days.  Those were just buildings, no Terrain, Landscaping, etc.  Now I'm wanting all of those plus
Original Post Date: Mar 02, 2019 at 08:30AM
Comments : 3 comments
Last Commented: By dianedebuda | Mar 05, 2019 at 10:09AM
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Soapbox: Does “community” style discourage posts??

My opinion, but truly meant as a constructive comment. When I look around here, the place seems dead. Hardly any posts and big time gaps. When I last visited a couple of years ago, the standard, thre
Original Post Date: Mar 02, 2019 at 08:14AM
Comments : 5 comments
Last Commented: By archie | Mar 12, 2019 at 01:19PM
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