It's now possible to stitch multiple drawings together to make a floor plan.
In addition to our recent drawing comparison feature, you can also now temporarily overlay drawings.
Floor plans, overlays and drawing comparisons are added from the
Choosetab, using the new controls in the sidebar.
Adding floor plans
To add floor plans, click
add oneunder the Floor plan heading.
You can also drag and drop a drawing description to add it to the floor plan.
Because floor plans are designed to model a building in the real world, you can only add drawings from the same discipline.
Viewing floor plans
When you move to another drawing in that floor plan, all drawings on that floor plan will appear in their respective places.
Hiding floor plans
The floor plans can also be toggled on / off using the 3 dots beside the
Show floor planoff will hide the floor plans from view and make it easier to focus on your current drawing.
Overlays allow you to see different drawings on top of each other, which is helpful when you need to see how different services / disciplines interact.
For example, you could overlay a containment drawing on top of a lighting drawing and see the containment routes so you can easily measure lighting cables.
To add an overlay, click
add oneunder the
You can also drag and drop a drawing description to add it.
These overlays are temporary and can not be saved.
While working on floor plans and overlays, the following controls are available:
Click drawing description= edit drawing position
Right click on drawing= edit drawing position
— While editing:
Arrow keys= move drawing 1 pixel
Shift + arrow keys= move drawing 10 pixels
0= reset drawing position
Escape= cancel edit mode
Enter= confirms drawing position
Delete= remove drawing
Save= save drawing position