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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
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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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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 – 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 – 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 – 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
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

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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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
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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
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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

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
Comments : no comments
Product: Envisioneer Construction Suite

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
Comments : no comments
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

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
Comments : 4 comments
Last Commented: By jkzimm | Nov 13, 2018 at 09:57PM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

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
Comments : 1 comment
Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | Nov 10, 2018 at 05:57PM
Product: Envisioneer Building Essentials

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
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