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Help - Interface

The Interface

General Interface

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Space Designer 3D interface is organized to give you a comfortable work space. Here are the major elements of the interface:

General Interface of Space Designer 3D

  1. Project Name: You can directly edit the project name using this input box. If you duplicate a project, “COPY” suffix is added.
  2. Account Button: You can log in, sign up or return to your project list.
  3. 2D and 3D Viewports: Any time you can switch between different visualization modes.
  4. Drawing Panels: Allows you to create new entities: walls, openings, furniture, as well as annotate the drawing.
  5. Property Panels: Modify existing entities on the floor plan. Each item type has its own property panel.
  6. Units of Measurement: You can work in imperial (feet/inch) or international (cm) units and switch anytime.

Wall properties panel

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Wall Properties Menu

Tools and Options

Group Selection

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Select multiple items at once using this tool. The group selection tool is a rectangle created by 2 points on the floor plan and select any item in its area.

Group Selection Menu on 2D Floor Plan

You can also select multiple walls using the group selection tool.

Annotation Tools

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Annotation Tools are available from Drawing Tools tab in the left panel.

Annotation Tools to annotate a floor plan

  1. Dimension: is created by 2 points on the floor plan. Move the 2 points to adjust it. Open the property menu to delete it.
  2. Arrow: is created by 2 points on the floor plan. Move the 2 points to adjust it. Open the property menu to change its color or delete it.
  3. Rectangle: is created by 2 points on the floor plan. Click on the border to move it, or on the small square in the lower right corner to adjust the size. Open the property menu to change its color or delete it.
  4. Note: is created by 2 points on the floor plan, such as the Rectangle. Click on the Note to open Properties menu, and write text, change colors, size and opacity.
  5. Axe: is created by 2 points on the floor plan. Move the 2 points at the extremities to adjust it.

Export Options

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HD Snapshot

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Floor Plan Snapshot Menu

Take a snapshot of your project at any time. You must be signed in. Check the “high definition snapshot” box if you want a high-resolution image.

3D Snapshot

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In 3D Mode, create a Spherical Image at any time. You must be signed it. Click and grab to move in your 3D image.

Floor Plan 3D Snapshot Menu

Sharing Options

Share your project on Social Media, by link or email using the buttons on the top right corner of your drawing or take a snapshot.

Sharing options for your floor plan

Facebook

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Two buttons are available for Facebook: Like and Share. If you enjoy drawing your floor plan on Space Designer 3D, hit the Like button and join our community on Facebook! If you would rather only share your floor plan to your friends, select the Share button and post it on your wall.

Facebook Like and Share buttons

Twitter

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Click on the Twitter icon in the horizontal black top bar to tweet your floor plan link to your followers. Add text, or keep the link blank, and press the blue Tweet button to send it on Twitter.

Email

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You can share your floor plan design with your friends or colleagues through email, directly from Space Designer 3D. To do so, click on the @ icon in the horizontal black top bar.  A window will appear above your project with the sharing options. 

Email sharing options for your floor plan design

A message is automatically written so you can just add the recipient email and send it. If you want to change the message, click on it and type your custom email. 

By default, your project will be editable by your email recipient. If you would rather have it locked, uncheck the box to prevent any modification of your floor plan.

Embed your project

If you own a blog or website and would like to share your floor plan with your friends, you can embed your project just like a YouTube video. 

To do so, click and the </> icon in the horizontal black top bar. A window will appear above your project with the embedding options.

Embedding options for your floor plan

By default, your project will be editable by your viewers. If you would rather have it locked, uncheck the box to prevent any modification of your floor plan.

The gray box includes the iframe code that links to your floor plan. Copy and paste it to your website to embed your project.

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