Use QuickDraw to quickly create and edit rectangular and L-shaped rooms and buildings.
Tutorial: How to use Quickdraw
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Accessing the Command
Quad: Model | Quickdraw
Ribbon: Home | Create | Quickdraw
Toolbar: BIM Toolbar | BIM
The layout of the QuickDraw cursor represents the room being created:
Left to right: placed freely, aligned with one existing walls, aligned with two existing walls.
Current settings: Floor to Floor distance: 3250, Wall Width: 250, Slab Thickness: 250, Auto Adopt Sizes: On
Select first point or [quickdraw Settings]: (Select a point to define the first corner of the room or choose an option*.)
Select second point: (Select the a point to define the opposite corner of the room.)
* floorHeight, wallWidth, slabTickness, autoAdoptsizes: these QuickDraw command options are hidden in the command prompt, and can be chosen only by typing the capitalized letter in the command line or by clicking the option in the Prompt Menu if the Show Hidden Options flag of the PromptMenuFlags user preference is set.
|Floor to Floor Distance
Sets the floor to floor distance. The value is saved to the FLOORTOFLOORDISTANCE system variable and will be used until set differently.
Default value = 3250 mm
The height of the exterior walls = Floor to Floor Distance.
Sets the width of the walls being created. The width is saved to the WALLWIDTH system variable and will be used until set differently.
Default value = 250 mm
Sets the slab thickness of the room. The thickness is saved to the SLABTHICKNESS system variable and will be used until set differently.
Default value = 250 mm.
|Select first point||
Defines the first corner of a room.
Note: The dynamic distance dimensions are independent of the snapping in the BimQuickDraw. It is possible to have the cursor snapping in one or two directions, while there are no dynamic dimensions visible.
|Select second point||
Defines the opposite corner of a room.
When creating the exterior walls of a building, do one of the following:
When creating rooms:
Snap to existing walls:
|Auto adopt sizes||
Allows to copy the wall width and height from an existing wall, thus overriding the current value of the WALLWIDTH system variable.
Auto adopt sizes On/OFF <On> - (choose an option.)
Default value = ON
Hover the cursor over the icon () to see the options:
Click an icon to add a new story or to finish the building with a flat roof.
PolySolid - Creates wall-like or pitched roof 3D solids.
BimConnect - Creates an L-connection between minor faces of two solids.
BimRoom - Creates BIM Room entities.
BimStair - Creates stairs between 2 floor slabs.