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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
Comments : 1 comment
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
Comments : 3 comments
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
Comments : 2 comments
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
Comments : 1 comment
Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | Apr 28, 2018 at 06:22AM
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Buiding a roof

I am new to this program as well as new to the construction field.  I have been given the task of learning this program inside and out as well as still learning construction.  On to my quest
Original Post Date: Jan 28, 2018 at 07:28PM
Comments : 7 comments
Last Commented: By jkzimm | Feb 05, 2018 at 10:49AM
Product: Personal Architect

Roof videos

Thank you to Jack Zimmer of Zimmer design. Jack has recently sent me all 22 of his roof videos. I have only watched the first few so far. Very well put together and very useful for my needs. I will ad
Original Post Date: Mar 19, 2018 at 04:21PM
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Side Light For Doors

I would like to see the side lights on doors be like a door so that we could use custom doors put in different side light. So if a person wants to see the full light a half light all you would have to
Original Post Date: Mar 16, 2018 at 05:45PM
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Ceiling view filter disappeared?

I was adding 3d Elements (dwg & DXF) to the catalog, when I returned to my layout  "Ceilings"  in the view filter was missing.  How can I restore the ceilings element in the view fi
Original Post Date: Mar 04, 2018 at 06:24PM
Comments : 1 comment
Last Commented: By FynrDzynr | Mar 05, 2018 at 04:47AM
Product: Envisioneer Construction Suite

Missing something between 1st and 2nd floor

I am new to the software and for some reason in viewing the elevations I have a blue stripe between the 1st and 2nd floor as if the 2nd floor is missing.  I can't figure out w
Original Post Date: Jan 26, 2018 at 09:25PM
Comments : 5 comments
Last Commented: By jkzimm | Feb 27, 2018 at 09:11AM
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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 : 3 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
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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

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 : 3 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
Product:

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