Create a reflected ceiling plan

Posted on: May 13, 2018, by :

Tip:You can lock the existing layers of a drawing so that you do not accidentally change them when you create a new plan on top.

By default, this drawing type opens a scaled drawing page in landscape orientation

FromRegisters, Grills and Diffusers, drag air device shapes onto the drawing.

Resize walls by dragging an endpoint (

The endpoints turn red when the walls are glued. Intersections between two walls get cleaned up automatically.

On theFilemenu, point toNew, point toMaps and Floor Plans, and then clickReflected Ceiling Plan.

FromWalls, Shell and Structure, drag structural shapes, such as columns, onto the drawing page.

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Drag an endpoint of one wall to another wall.

FromWalls, Shell and Structure, drag one of the room shapes onto the drawing page.

FromBuilding Core, drag building core shapes, such as stairs, onto the drawing page.

Doors and windows rotate to align with the wall and glue to the wall. They also acquire the walls thickness and move with walls when you reposition them.

UnderFiles of type, selectAutoCAD Drawing (*.dwg, *.dxf). Locate the CAD file and clickOpen.

Drag an endpoint of one wall to another wall.

The endpoints turn red when the walls are glued. Intersections between two walls get cleaned up automatically.

Create the basic exterior wall structure in one of the following ways.

Note:For walls to join properly,Glue to Shape geometrymust be selected in theSnap & Gluedialog box.

Resize walls by dragging an endpoint (

Lay out the ceiling grid using guides in conjunction with the

In the existing drawing, select the shapes you want to use in the new drawing and then, on theEditmenu, clickCopy.

Resize the room shape by dragging the control handles

DragWallshapes onto the drawing page, positioning them inside the exterior structure.

FromWalls, Shell and Structure, dragExterior wallshapes onto the drawing page.

After you have inserted the drawing, you can resize it, change its scale, or move it. You can also lock the Microsoft Office Visio layer that contains the CAD drawing.

Copy and paste an existing Visio floor plan drawing into a new drawing

Open an existing Microsoft Office Visio drawing.

Switch to the new drawing, and then, on theEditmenu, clickPaste.

You can create a portion of the grid and then use theArray Shapescommand to arrange multiple copies of ceiling panels at regular intervals.

To accept the size and location of the CAD drawing, clickOK.

Use theReflected Ceiling Plantemplate to design a ceiling layout. You can use drawing tools, guides, and theArray Shapescommand to design the ceiling grid. Once the grid is in place, you can indicate the locations of lighting, air devices, and smoke detectors.

Create or insert a floor plan by doing one of the following:

FromElectrical and Telecom, drag ceiling-mounted lighting shapes onto the drawing.

On theFilemenu, clickPage Setup, and then click theScaletab. Make note of the scale setting in the existing drawing, and then set the scale of your new drawing to match.

. You can change these settings at any time.

FromWalls, Shell and Structure, drag door and window shapes on top of walls.

Note:For walls to join properly,Glue to Shape geometrymust be selected in theSnap & Gluedialog box.

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