Displaying Coordinates on the Status Bar

Reference Number: KB-00460
Last Modified: July 16, 2015

The information in this article applies to:

Home Designer Professional


My status bar no longer shows the coordinates. Is there a way to get the coordinates back?


The status bar can be turned on or off or the coordinates on the status bar can also be toggled off. Use the following procedure to show or hide the status bar and coordinates.

To display the Status Bar and coordinates

  1. From the menu, select Edit> Preferences  to display the Preferences dialog.

    In the Mac version of the software, Preferences is located under the Home Designer Pro menu.

  2. In the Preferences dialog box, on the left column, select the Appearance panel.

  3. Check the box next to Status Bar and  Show Coordinates.


  4. Click OK.