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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

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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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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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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GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Statement

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
Product: Personal Architect
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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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Plant Encyclopedia

Are there any plans to expand the plant encyclopedia?  It seems that the encyclopedia has not been upgraded in many releases.  I would be interested if "Quaking Aspen"  Populus Tremuloi
Original Post Date: Aug 18, 2018 at 04:29PM
Comments : 4 comments
Last Commented: By louisaco | Sep 10, 2018 at 11:49AM
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Terrain in the basement

 Has anyone experienced terrain (grass) appearing in the basement area of your drawing? I had fully detailed the basement, but it now appears in 3D as grass.  I dont remember want changed i
Original Post Date: Aug 04, 2018 at 04:04PM
Comments : 2 comments
Last Commented: By Jeffrey Joyce | Aug 05, 2018 at 05:15PM
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Virtual Architect 8.0 Roof Framing: Where is the Specify Framing Button?

The technical support page is not working, http://support.novadevelopment.com/support/tickets/new so here is my problem with your applications misrepresented function: Specifying Roof Framing Option
Original Post Date: Aug 03, 2018 at 06:08PM
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Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | Aug 04, 2018 at 06:22PM
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Exposed Framing

Is there a way to show exposed framing for attic walls and basement cripple walls, while maintaining the siding on the exterior wall surfaces?
Original Post Date: Aug 01, 2018 at 10:20PM
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Last Commented: By louisaco | Aug 03, 2018 at 10:35AM
Product: Envisioneer Construction Suite

Drawing files for SHS columns

Hi I am detailing subfloors and I am needing connection diagrams from 90x90mm SHS to metal bearers and joist, is this something I will have to draw using lines or is there any add ons I could download
Original Post Date: Jul 22, 2018 at 05:07AM
Comments : 2 comments
Last Commented: By marktownsend | Jul 23, 2018 at 07:47AM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

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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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
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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
Comments : no comments
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Plant Encyclopedia

Are there any plans to expand the plant encyclopedia?  It seems that the encyclopedia has not been upgraded in many releases.  I would be interested if "Quaking Aspen"  Populus Tremuloi
Original Post Date: Aug 18, 2018 at 04:29PM
Comments : 4 comments
Last Commented: By louisaco | Sep 10, 2018 at 11:49AM
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Terrain in the basement

 Has anyone experienced terrain (grass) appearing in the basement area of your drawing? I had fully detailed the basement, but it now appears in 3D as grass.  I dont remember want changed i
Original Post Date: Aug 04, 2018 at 04:04PM
Comments : 2 comments
Last Commented: By Jeffrey Joyce | Aug 05, 2018 at 05:15PM
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Virtual Architect 8.0 Roof Framing: Where is the Specify Framing Button?

The technical support page is not working, http://support.novadevelopment.com/support/tickets/new so here is my problem with your applications misrepresented function: Specifying Roof Framing Option
Original Post Date: Aug 03, 2018 at 06:08PM
Comments : 1 comment
Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | Aug 04, 2018 at 06:22PM
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Exposed Framing

Is there a way to show exposed framing for attic walls and basement cripple walls, while maintaining the siding on the exterior wall surfaces?
Original Post Date: Aug 01, 2018 at 10:20PM
Comments : 1 comment
Last Commented: By louisaco | Aug 03, 2018 at 10:35AM
Product: Envisioneer Construction Suite

Drawing files for SHS columns

Hi I am detailing subfloors and I am needing connection diagrams from 90x90mm SHS to metal bearers and joist, is this something I will have to draw using lines or is there any add ons I could download
Original Post Date: Jul 22, 2018 at 05:07AM
Comments : 2 comments
Last Commented: By marktownsend | Jul 23, 2018 at 07:47AM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

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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