In this Video-Tutorial we show you can recognize and correct leaning walls in the 3D CAD house planning software cadvilla.
The basic workflow:
How to recognize leaning walls:
- You can recognize leaning walls when you take a close look at a wall in the 2D-view and you detect stepped lines. These lines should be 100% straight when the wall is horizontal or vertical.
- Leaning walls can be a reason for not correct positioned corner points of bordering walls. This is the reason why sometimes a room can’t be created when the bordering walls are not 100% vertical or horizontal.
- Leaning walls can be detected and selected automatically or manually. Therefore we select “Help” – “Show support dialog” – “Repair functions“. We select “Select walls horizontally / vertically out of direction” and after it we receive (if there are leaning walls in the project) a message with the information how many walls are selected. After it these walls are also selected in the views.
- At the point “Maximum tolerance” we can define the maximum tolerance for the selection of leaning walls.
Automatic adjustment of leaning walls:
- For the automatic adjustment of leaning walls we select in the first step again the function “Select walls horizontally / vertically out of direction” to select the leaning walls. After it we click on “Adjust walls horizontally / vertically out of direction“. Now the selected walls will be automatically adjusted. How the adjustment of the walls works: The first entry point of the wall is the point of rotation for the wall. The second entry point of the wall defines the wall axis and will be turned into the horizontal or vertical axis. Please note: When you use the automatic adjustment function, control the dimensions of the room afterwards!
Manual adjustment of leaning walls:
- For the manual adjustment of a leaning wall we select the desired wall in the 2D-view and we select “around Z-axis with reference point“. Now we select a reference point which is also the point of rotation for the wall. After it we select the second reference point which will define the axis of rotation. Now we press the “CTRL” key to move the defined axis of rotation in the predefined angular grid. The standard setting of the angular grid is 15°. So we can move the axis of rotation to 100% in a horizontal or vertical position. We confirm with a left mouse click and after it the wall is in a 100% vertical or horizontal position.
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