Dimensions and Text

Learn how to create and manipulate CAD-based objects like lines, boxes and text, and how to use dimensions to ensure accurate drawings.

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Title / Description


2225

3:51

Dimension Defaults

Specify what items dimension lines will locate, the unit of measurement, and font for your dimensions.

Video No. 2225


2226

2:28

Auto Exterior Dimensions

Make a complete set of exterior dimension lines for each room with the Automatic Exterior Dimension tool.

Video No. 2226


2312

7:22

Automatic Interior Dimensions

Make a set of interior dimensions for a single room or an entire floor.

Video No. 2312


2227

3:52

Manual Dimensions

Learn how to use the Manual, End to end, Interior, Auto Exterior and Tape Measure dimension tools.

Video No. 2227


2228

5:02

Dimensions in Home Designer Pro

Learn how to configure dimension defaults, move objects using Dimensions, and how to use Angular and Point to Point dimensions, available in Home Designer Professional.

Video No. 2228


2313

4:32

Dimensioning Cabinets in Elevation Views

Using the dimension tools to annotate your elevation views of kitchen and bath cabinets

Video No. 2313


2281

2:10

Adding Text

Learn how to use the Text, Text with Arrow, and Arrow tools.

Video No. 2281


2282

2:03

Callouts and Markers

Place, move, resize, and rotate the different types of callouts and markers.

Video No. 2282


2322

6:19

Text Styles for Text and Labels

Learn how to control the display and style of dimensions and labels using Text Styles.

Video No. 2322


2323

5:40

Text Styles in Home Designer Pro

Modify text styles by copying, renaming, editing and deleting text styles as well as setting rotation, transparency, and layers.

Video No. 2323


2283

1:50

CAD Objects

Use the CAD Tools to add 2D details for your designs.

Video No. 2283


2284

2:21

CAD in Cross Section and Elevation Views

Use the CAD tools, dimensions, and text to add detail to Cross Section/Elevation views.

Video No. 2284


2285

3:16

Visual CAD Snaps

Learn about the different types of snaps: Angle Snaps, Object Snaps, and Grid Snaps.

Video No. 2285


2324

1:53

Using the Same Line Type Edit Handles

The same line type edit handles allow you to continue drawing lines, arcs and splines without changing tools

Video No. 2324


2511

6:51

Using the Edit Area and Stretch CAD Tools

Learn how to use the Edit Area and Stretch CAD power tools.

Video No. 2511