Learning Videos & Blog Posts

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

Assembly Variables

Video:  https://youtu.be/ATd9xWvw-98 Instructions from Video: To quantify the materials required for an element, you attach an assembly to the object. For example, when you draw a wall, you assemble the materials like drywall, mud, tape or paint in the definition of...

Dormers

Dormers Video: https://youtu.be/ewMqwnMzljY Instructions from Video: In this lesson, we will insert 3 different types of dormers and then customize the dormer roof and walls. During this, we will show you some great tips along the way like using construction lines,...

Invisible Walls

Making a Wall Invisible in 2D Video: https://youtu.be/VJF2zxT4n1Y Instructions from Video: You may find that you want to hide certain walls in 2D view, such as dormer walls and gable end walls, to improve the clarity of the view. To make a wall invisible in 2D: Select...

Base Height & Head Height

Base height Video: https://youtu.be/0cww_dlZdUM Instructions from the Video: If you have the Commander turned on, it will display a Base Height edit box as soon as an insertion tool becomes active. The value shown in the Base Height edit box is the height at which the...

Match Roof Planes

Match Planes Video: https://youtu.be/SyQWeRodomk Instructions from Video: The Match Planes tool can instantly change the plane of one roof surface to match the plane of another. This is a great tool when you have uneven plate lines but you want them to share the same...

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...