Add and customize an elevation plan

Level : Intermediate

Facade plans allow you to create annotated technical documents

Add an elevation view

1 . Go to the 'Folder' step

2 . Click on the 'Add an elevation view' button

3 . Select the camera corresponding to the facade for which you want to generate a map.

4 . Name your plan

5 . Configure shot framing

6 . Return to the plans page

11-05 Add a cross section view

Edit an elevation view

If you want to modify the information shown on a facade plan, you can do so at any time.

To do so, click on the thumbnail representing the plan to be modified and update from the following 3 entry points:

  • Basic options

These options are accessible from the "Plan" tab in the right-hand column.

  • 'Name' allows you to change the name of the elevation view

  • 'Choose another facade' allows you to select another camera from those proposed to generate a facade plan

  • 'Dimensions' allows you to show or hide manual drawing dimensions or elevation dimensions.

  • Add Symbols

Similarly to the 'Plan details' step, you have the option to add symbols to your floor plans.

11-symbols in Folder
1. Search for the desired symbol, either through the search bar or in the various catalogs provided.

2. Select the thumbnail representing the desired symbol.

3. With a left click of the mouse, click on the location on the floor plan where you want to place your symbol (you can move it by holding down the left click on the symbol).

4. In the right column, you can (in the first tab) resize/rotate the symbol or (in the second tab) change its color.

11-05 Add symbol on elevation plan

11-général effet miroir💡 From the right column, you can apply a 'mirror effect' to your symbols to modify their axes of symmetry
(This will be useful for stairs, for example).

  • Add and edit Text and Shapes

You can add and configure text, lines, arrows and rectangle directly on the plan using the 'Text' and 'Shapes' tools:

11-text in Folder 11-shapes in Folder

11-05 Add text and line on cross section

  • Add and modify dimensions

You can add manual drawing dimensions and elevation dimensions to your plans. To do this, use the 'Dimensions' tool:

11-dimensions elevation section plan in Folder

Dimensions are magnetized for easy insertion. A dotted green line indicates the reference elevation:

11-05 Add dimensions on cross section

Delete an elevation view

1 . From the 'Folder' step, move the mouse pointer over the plan to be deleted.

2 . A red trash can icon appears.

3 . Click on it and confirm deletion

11-05 Delete cross section