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The speed and the ease of creating building plans with Draft it Architectural building ribboncombined with an affordable price tag makes it a logical choice for the home or office user. 

 


Draft it Architectural has many visual aides designed to make it one of the easiest to use Architectural drafting systems.

 

As you have already seen on the Overview page many of the commands provide dynamic dimensions which indicate the size or position of the item being drawn or edited. The program also displays various symbols to identify snaps (endpoints, intersections etc.) and when editing items a number of different 'handles' denote the type of modification that can be done. The following demo shows how easy Draft it Architectural editing can be.

 

 

 

Walls

Easy wall drawing functions allow you to create walls in various cavity and solid styles. There are 'one-hit' key strokes to quickly close wall profiles, you can choose whether to tee in at wall intersections, automatically add dimensions to an entire wall and more.

example layout wall settings

 

Doors

Place doors in walls and Draft it Architectural creates the opening and caps the wall ends. The following dialog box shows the different styles available. Specify Wall Breaks as either 'Block Return', 'Thermal break' or 'Rebated' for cavity walls and 'Square' or 'Splay' for solid walls.

example layout wall settings

 

Windows

Place standard or bay Windows into walls and Draft IT Architectural automatically creates the opening and caps the wall ends. You have complete control of the wall break style and all of the other settings shown in dialog box below.

window settings wall settings

 

Stairs

Draft it Architectural can create Straight, Quarter-turn and Half-turn staircases at pre-defined or you own sizes. The following dialog box shows the settings and parameters available.

 

 

Roofs

Create Gable, Hipped, Barn Hip, Lean to Corner Hip and Lean to Gable roofs from the following dialog box.

roof example roof settings

 

Symbol Libraries

Draft it Architectural has hundreds of design components , including Construction Details, Door Elevations, Ducting, Electrical, Furniture, HVAC, Kitchen, Landscape, Office, People & Misc, Sanitary,Structural Steel, Trusses, Vehicles, Window Elevations. The video below provides an overview of these different categories.

 

 

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