Learning Videos & Blog Posts

Start your home design learning journey or broaden your skills in our library of videos and blog posts!

Structural Floors

Structural Floors Video: https://youtu.be/AvalTGPpUPI Instructions from Video: A structural floor is a system of framing members that are inserted at the same time. Select Insert>Structural Floor>Structural Floor by Perimeter Although the structural floor is...

Left and Right Handed Doors

Left and Right Handed Doors Video: https://youtu.be/imi8LTcMM6E Instructions from Video: From country to country or even county to county there is always a difference in the way that a door is marked as a left hand versus a right-hand door. It can lead to a good...

Building 360 Views & Collateral for your Online Showroom

Creating realistic virtual experiences on your website is important so homebuyers can make decisions from the comfort and safety of their own homes. Since the pandemic hit this has become more prevalent than ever. Cadsoft has created a sample site to illustrate the power of a virtual experience. www.cadsoft.com/360 Cadsoft can create the models and visuals for you or you can create them yourself using Envisioneer. Read on to learn how!

Custom Doors

Custom Doors Video: https://youtu.be/C7DQ05JtXgw Instructions from Video: The Envisioneer catalog has an extensive list of various door types and styles that you can add in but, you may want an alternate style that is not available. If you have a door that you want to...

Alt Code for Material Organizing

Alt Code for Material Organizing Video: https://youtu.be/jP-VzYwzCck Instructions from Video: When you organize materials in a project estimate you may need more options for organizing the materials than what the “Phase” and “Usage” of the products offer. In this...

Wall Properties

Wall Properties Video: https://youtu.be/ZsoT-CBn31c Instructions from Video: Every wall in the catalog has a set of properties that define not only the size and appearance of a wall but settings Select Insert>walls>Walls. In the catalog panel to the right,...

Layers in Model View

Layers in Model View Video: https://youtu.be/XOcjJXAvBNQ Instructions from Video: As a BIM model is created, each element in the model has stored settings that affect how the element will appear when it is flattened to a 2D drawing for working drawing purposes. For...

Layers in Worksheet View

Layers in Worksheet View Video: https://youtu.be/SemTw79y244 Instructions from Video: As you draw the model in Envisioneer it is putting the various 3D elements on 2D layers so when you transfer the model to worksheet view you can control how each element will print....

Adding a New Material

Adding a New Material Video: https://youtu.be/6ODVAQvP9cg Instructions from Video: Envisioneer has an extensive collection of materials that you can choose from but you may have a specific material you want to use so Envisioneer has can import the materials too. All...

Lengthen to Fence for Members and Framing

Lengthen to Fence for Members and Framing Video: https://youtu.be/QvCG6aO-8BE Instructions from Video: For today’s tooltip, we will review “Lengthen to Fence” feature for members. This feature allows you to lengthen one or a group of members at the same time to a new...