Tip of the Week – Show Scale within Pages List

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
After scaling your pages, have you ever wanted to show scale in the Pages List?
 
During a takeoff, many times there will be several pages scaled differently. How does the user know what the page has been scaled to? This and more information is available in the right click options that may not be…

Tip of the Week – Zoom Box

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to “Zoom” into a specific area on your plan? You can do this with the Zoom Box feature.
 
• Allows a user to draw a box around a specific area of a page and zoom in for greater detail.
• Great for plans that have more than one framing area on the…

Tip of the Week – Bookmark Feature

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to create a “Bookmark” on your plan?
 
• Clicking this bookmark will cause the digitizer to zoom to the the actual page and location that the user defined.
• Great when the user needs to jump between 2 different locations repeatedly.
• Provides a way to easily reference schedules and details from different…

Tip of the Week – Linear Tool – On Center Spacing

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Do you need to get a count of items that are arranged at a specific on center spacing, like anchor bolts?  Try our Linear Tool to help!
 

Add perfectly spaced Anchors, Insulation Baffles, or any item that needs to be arranged at a specific on-center-spacing to your plan.

Here’s how you do it:
1. In  the Plan Tab,…

Tip of the Week – Resize Labels

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to resize labels on your framing layout, making them clearer and easier to read?

Here’s how you do it:
1.  Go to the Profile tab and select the Labeling tab. In the upper left hand corner you will see “Font Size”. The default font size is 8 inches (scaled) when the windows…

Tip of the Week – Straighten Page Feature

In this edition of  “Tip of the Week”:
 
Would you like to straighten a page that was scanned in crooked?
 
You don’t have to re-scan the page, just use the “Straighten Page” feature.
Here’s how you do it:

1.  Add the page into the Plan tab by clicking on the “Add Pages” button located in the upper left of the screen. Note that the page…