WALLS, DOORS, WINDOWS

WALLS, DOORS, WINDOWS

ToolTip: Wall Framing Infill Settings

Video: https://youtu.be/iQ_lK2r0LJk Instructions from Video: Have you ever wondered how Envisioneer frames walls? How it knows to use a double top plate and place studs 16” o.c.? You probably have it you have wanted to change how it frames. For this lesson, we will...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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Walls by Baseline

Walls by Baseline Video: https://youtu.be/EbeUGAkCX00 Instructions from Video: If you use the Walls tool, the walls are drawn on a center baseline. You may prefer to draw your walls on a different baseline. For example, you may have the exterior dimensions of the...

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Floor and Foundation Builder

Floor and Foundation Builder Video: https://youtu.be/OW7O84xiXtI Instructions from Video: To create a new location that has completely different walls and elements than the original location drawn, use the Floor and Foundation Builder Wizard. This tool specifies the...

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Mulled Window Units

Mulled Window Units Video: https://youtu.be/5-oZMxIOcVg Instructions from Video: When you add in windows into Envisioneer the framing around that window is also added in based on the Framing Options you have set up for that location. In some designs you may have...

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Chimneys

Chimneys Video: https://youtu.be/EewXVPRJRGU Instructions from Video: In this tooltip we will illustrate how to add chimneys into your model. We will create the walls, flue and the chimney crown. Looking at the sample model in 2D we have a fireplace in the great room....

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Furred Basement Walls

Furred Basement Walls Video: https://youtu.be/LPyBCw2XQ6Y Instructions from Video:  This tooltip will focus on furred basement walls. How to insert them efficiently and what materials they include. Once the ground floor plan has been established, the foundation can...

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Brick Base w/ Siding Wall

Brick Base w/ Siding Wall Video: https://youtu.be/cw9qyMtVu0s Instructions from Video: Having a brick or stone base applied halfway below a siding or stucco veneer can be done in Envisioneer by taking advantage of the Trim command. Select Insert>Walls>Walls. In...

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Gable End Walls

Gable End Walls Video: https://youtu.be/JlgCLQy_ldU Instructions from the video: Gable end walls can be constructed in 3 different ways to suit your construction method of balloon framing, framing a gable end wall, or using a gable end truss. For our example model,...

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Curving a Wall (Video)

Curving a Wall (Video)

Envisioneer is a versatile tool that will work with all of your design challenges. If your design incorporates a curved wall feature, select the wall that you need to curve, right click and select Curve. Place your cursor on the midpoint of the wall and holding down...

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Opening Doors in 2D and 3D (Video)

Opening Doors in 2D and 3D (Video)

The percentage that a door is open in Envisioneer is customizable. Select a door, right click to reveal the editing opportunities and select Properties. In the properties of the door you can edit both the percentage it is open in 2D and in 3D. Click OK to accept your...

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Mulled Window Units (Video)

Mulled Window Units (Video)

The standard window catalog in Envisioneer can be updated to include specific manufacturers and custom windows. To add a new window style, right click and select Add Element in the catalog panel. The specific properties we will focus on are how to make a mulled window...

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Walls with Multiple Finishes (Video)

Walls with Multiple Finishes (Video)

Your design incorporates multiple materials up the height of a wall, so how do you show all of the various materials on that wall in your Envisioneer model? Left click to select the wall and then right click and choose Properties. In the Properties page of that wall,...

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Quoins and Cornerboards (Video)

Quoins and Cornerboards (Video)

Cornerboards Video: https://youtu.be/8ns8VLw0Mcs Instructions from Video: Want to add further detail to a model by adding cornerboards or quoins to the corners? Select Insert>Detailing>Corner Details or select the Corner Details icon. In the default catalog,...

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Adding Solid Fill to a Wall (Video)

Adding Solid Fill to a Wall (Video)

Are you doing a presentation drawing and want to shade in the walls to a solid colour? Go to Settings-Program Settings-Building Aids. Check Enable Solid Fill and voila the walls will darken in. Some walls not darkened? Look at the Properties of that wall and under the...

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