• Content Count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

Community Reputation

0 Neutral

About decorators3

  • Rank

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

  1. decorators3

    metric and imperial

    ok thanks Ill try that
  2. decorators3

    metric and imperial

    I did as you suggested but still shows as mm
  3. decorators3

    metric and imperial

    Hi I am creating a 3D visual for a client but here is my issue the plans I received are in metric so I opted for the metric template BUT the roof plans are regular pitch (ie) 10:12 etc.. How do I change back and forth. I went into Default for Roof Dimensions and opted for secondary format but pitch still shows as metric.. I AM NOT A METRIC PERSON How can I adjust this. Can I change my template and not lose my information if I convert it to imperial Thanks in advance Here are the two different roof specifications ( i prefer the imperial ) the roof plan shows various roof planes . hoping I can get this completed I managed to convert my metric to imperial measures but my roof plane specification is still showing mm any suggestions some of the roof planes are \16:12 14:12 10:12 11:12
  4. decorators3


    I have attached 2 images one is standard rendering showing the flooring.. the PB render shows the flooring but not the same shade as in living room and kitchen. I checked the flooring materials in room specification and it is all the same ..why does it show a different shades of the same flooring?? Thanks Levina
  5. decorators3

    CAD details

    well i did see it in the library .. where is where my question came from - how do I take a section cut. ( I may sound like an idiot right now. I'm so mesmerized by all the information - trying to set up layout is new to me..
  6. decorators3

    constructin drawings

    Good Morning I have a created a 2 level house with a walk out basement in the back. Is there someone offering their services who can work with me and walk me through the process of having a set of drawings that can be used by the client for quote purposes. ..check my plan to ensure all floors and foundation are set up properly .. I have a lot of trouble with stairs to set up layers to transfer layers to layouts to adapt the correct legends, cad details schedules etc I have looked at the videos.. read the manuals - all are helpful- but sometimes hands on with an experienced designer / builder on a one on one is better than anything
  7. decorators3

    CAD details

    Just wondering why CAD details show CMU and not pouted concrete
  8. decorators3


    Thank you Eric .. I would never have gotten this on my own!!!!!!! thank you thank thank you and I will practice..
  9. decorators3


    plan Plan Download link - not sure if this will work
  10. decorators3


    can get below 27MB - don't have cloud account.. . cant send plan file,,,,
  11. decorators3


  12. decorators3


    I have deleted my roof planes and will start over again I will never get paid enough for the time I'm spending on this roof. so frustrating. plus the angled front has to be the same on both sides (ie) 6 feet.. and due to the shape of interior rooms and the sizes I had to un check the angle snaps icon .. so my exterior walls look "shakey" ( for lack of a better word) in plan format but fine in 3d. and I don't know if this will affect my schedules as I move forward EVENTUALLY!! The roof has me stumped.. but i will perserver I like what chopsaw and eric suggested.. just hope I can do it... This house is my first from start to finish including construction drawings so I may be on here agin as I move forward ONCE MY ROOF IS DONE AND I UNDERSTAND WHAT I DID... Thanks again
  13. decorators3


  14. decorators3


    I am trying to build a roof .. here are my issues 1. the auto build is out of wack completely as you can see in the image 2. the partially built manual roof has 2 gable roofs- one on the left side of the house - one on the other side -But even though they are both 8 pitch they are of different heights (image) 3. the full over view shows the ceilings..(image) My issue is how do I build a roof over the angled front of the house . I have read the tutorials - watched the videos-I would like to have 3 gables (a) left - (b) middle (angled wall) and (c) right over the garage.. The house has main level 9' and 2nd level 9' with open below for great room - foundation is also full 9' I have been working on this for a few days but haven't been able to complete it properly- is it because of the shape of the house?? ..welcome any suggestions THANKS ...I'M TRYING TO FOLLOW ALL YOUR SUGGESTIONS ... is it possible that these roof points are creating a problem. I don't know how to delete them. I went into Preferences then architectural and unchecked AUTOMATICALLY PLACE ROOF INTERSECTION POINTS...BUT STILL THERE. i have removed these temporary points.. i've been working on this roof problem for so long I am missing things..sorryy wrong pic for roof points Levina caX11
  15. decorators3

    Living area

    I have learned a great deal from all your comments (ie) I didn't realize the LAUNCH HELP ( was a search tool in itself) == thought it directed me only to the tutorials and videos etc. This forum is worth its weight in gold and I appreciate all the feedback from those of you who know your way around. Its a fabulous program with a lot of learning curves. Its when I run into a problem and don't know how to go about fixing it that I go to the forum... I"m a designer who has recently been sourced for more structural and exterior design - plans , construction documents etc.. I'm pretty sure this is not the last time I will be seeking some assistance. not meaning to take the easy way out because I do try to find a solution either thru videos or the tutorial documents Thanks in advance