Using the Cross Section Slider

Reference Number: KB-00632
Last Modified: July 23, 2021

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Home Designer Professional or Home Designer Architectural or HomeDesigner Suite


How do I create a cross section that can be expanded or contracted within a render view?


An adjustable camera view can be created using the Cross Section Slider dialog.

To create a sectional render view

  1. While in a plan file, select 3D> Create Camera View> Full Overview .

    In Home Designer Interiors, use 3D> Create Camera View> Doll House View .

  2. Once the image has generated, select 3D> Camera View Options> Cross Section Slider .

  3. In the Cross Section Slider dialog, choose one of the cross section angles and move the Position slider to adjust the position of the cutting plane.

  4. The image will update while the Cross Section Slider dialog remains open.

  5. Multiple angles can be chosen by selecting the check boxes in the the Cross Section Slider dialog.

  6. The view will update accordingly: