How to change the angle of the North Arrow and its effects on the Light/Shadow calculation

In this Video-Tutorial we show you, how you can change the angle of the north arrow and its effects on the Light/Shadow calculation. The basic workflow:  To perceive the changes of the angle of the north arrow we recommend the use of the presentation mode in the 3D View (right mouse click on the background… … »»»

How to create custom hatch patterns

In this Video-Tutorial we show you, how you can create and edit custom 2D hatch patterns. Please note that some of the functions we are using in this Tutorial are only available in the product versions “cadvilla professional” & “cadvilla professional plus”. The basic workflow: • In the first step we create a grid as… … »»»

How to print & edit the print settings

In this Video-Tutorial we show you how you can print a project and how you can edit the print settings. The basic workflow: To select a printer we open the menu and we select “Printer settings”. Under the point “Printer” we can select a printer. To print our project we open the menu and we… … »»»

3D Visualisation with the help of a background picture

In this Video-Tutorial we show you, how you can create a 3D-visualisation with a photorealistic background. In the course of this tutorial we explain all the important steps, from the calibration of the project into the background to the complete 3D rendering. The basic workflow: To adjust the thickness of the terrain, we select the… … »»»

How to remove untraceable custom objects from your project

The objects you use in your cadvilla projects get saved with the object path (for example Documents\cadvilla professional plus 5\Objects) and the associated coordinates. The cadvilla standard objects (*.CYG, *. CYS) are in all cadvilla versions the same and will be installed when you install cadvilla. Therefore they should always be discoverable. With your own… … »»»

How to use the walkthrough mode to wander through a building in the 3D-view

When you press the F2-key in the 3D-view you can switch into the “Walkthrough” mode. To end the walkthrough mode we press the “ESC” key. After you have pressed the shortcut F2, you are in the selected floor (the floor gets displayed in red colour on the right side) on a view height of 1,50… … »»»