Project Startup Wizard

 

This is a new feature available in all versions of Visual Building release 4

 

The project Wizard has been extended for all version of Visual Building v4, and now contains the following steps. From this single 5 step dialog, you can now quickly create a new project based upon your selections. This is a very fast way to start a project with as little as 6 mouse clicks.

   

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Step 1

 

This optional step offers you the opportunity to add contact details, address and a description for the project. This data can then be automatically displayed within your drawings and within reports.

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Step 2

 

In this step you select if you want to work in metric or imperial (feet / inches), set the scale, and floor plan shape. You can also set the grid size. You can save all your selections as the default for future projects.

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Step 3

 

You now enter the dimensions (either internal or external) for the floorplan shape selected in previous step. Wall lengths are set individually with reference to the plan layout. A default wall thickness and floor height can also be set.

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Step 4

 

You now can additional floors for your building using the floor height defind in the previous step.

 

 

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Step 5

 

In the final step, you can set your building alignment. You then add your roof details, having the option to add the roof to an existing floor or creating a new floor.

Choose from the large array of roof options, to quickly add a roof to your building.

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Placement

 

You now simply place your created building in the empty 2D view or 3D view.

You can even use this method to add multiple new buildings to an existing project.

 

 

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Add Doors Windows and internal structure

 

With a few more clicks add doors, windows and internal walls and complete your project.

This is a very fast start to any project. You still have all the features of Visual Building to modify your floor plans and roof structure.