You can use the Gable Roof Line tool to specify what wall or portion of a wall will be a gable wall when your roof is built.
The Space Planning Assistant allows you to start a new floor plan by creating and arranging 2D room boxes. Once the boxes are laid out, the Build House tool will convert them to walls and rooms that can be edited and detailed to completion.
If you would like to change the color of a particular material in your Home Designer plan, the Blend color with material tool can make it easy.
There are times when it is necessary or desirable to delete an entire floor in your plan. These steps show you how to accomplish this.
Switch between a camera view and a floor plan view using tabs or by accessing the Window menu. You can also choose to have views tiled beside each other by using the Tile Horizontally and Tile Vertically options.
The Home Designer Trial versions are designed to let you explore the software's powerful tool set, but they do have a few restrictions to prevent users from producing files that could be used as final production documents or presentation materials.