Editing Objects in 3D Views

Reference Number: KB-00260
Last Modified: April 13, 2016

The information in this article applies to:

Home Designer Professional or Home Designer Architectural or Home Designer Suite or Home Designer Interiors


Is it possible to edit my plan in 3D views?


In the Home Designer programs, you can create and edit a number of objects, including wall openings, fixtures and furniture, and images in 3D views. In this example, a window is created and then edited in 3D; however, the same basic rules applyto doors, fireplaces, fixtures, furniture and images.

To edit objects in a 3D view

  1. Select Build> Wall from the menu to access the Wall Tools and draw your exterior and interior walls.

  2. When your walls are in place, select a 3D view tools from the 3D menu, such as the Full Overview and create a 3D view.

  3. To create a window in this view, select Build> Window> Window from the menu, then click on a wall in your view to place a window at that location.

  4. To edit this window, click on the Select Object arrow tool, then click on the window to select it.

  5. There are several ways to edit this object:

    • Use the edit handles that display along its edges to resize the window.

    • Use the Move edit handle that displays at its center to move it to a new location.

    • Click the Open Object edit button to open the Window Specification dialog.

    • Select 3D> Material Painter> Material Painter , then choose a new material for any component of the window and click on that component to apply the new material.