This article has been updated for version 0.3.5
There has been a small change in 0.4.0 and this page will be updated following further changes)
Primary [Home] View
This is the main view where you sketch and develop your designs.
The key UI components are:
Main Toolbar (for right handed users this appears on the left) has three sections, top to bottom:
- Access to other Key Views (as described below)
- The Main Tools
- UI and Settings controls
Top Toolbar provides access to different functions depending on the current view. For the primary view on the right key information is displayed including the total Area of the Project and the current Working Level. These buttons also serve to show/hide the respective palettes.
By default the Main Views (3d and 2d) are both shown, buttons in the bottom of the Main Toolbar allow you to show/hide these views where you want to maximise the size of a single view. You can also adjust the size of the Main Views by dragging the splitter between the views.
The 2d Sketch View, also contains a small set of Editing Tools. Different Tools are shown/hidden depending on the current context and/or selection.
You can return to the Primary / Home view at any stage by clicking the Home button at the top of the Main Toolbar.
The second button on the Main Toolbar opens the Projects View where you can manage your Projects.
The third button on the Main Toolbar provides access to the Brief Page. Currently this view provides access to managing the different Usage Types in the Project.
Keep an eye out for future versions as this view develops into a comprehensive project briefing tool.
The fourth button on the Main Toolbar provides access to the Report Page where you can see a complete overview of the project areas and usage.
You can group the report by Building or by Usage by clicking the buttons in the Top Toolbar.