Presentation on theme: "Chapter 5 Placing Doors and Windows. Objectives Insert doors and windows with precision using dynamic dimensions, cycle measure to, and reference from."— Presentation transcript:
Objectives Insert doors and windows with precision using dynamic dimensions, cycle measure to, and reference from options Change the size and location of doors, windows, and openings in the Properties palette. Create door and window styles Shift doors and windows within and along walls using the RepositionWithin and RepositionAlong commands Edit the display representation of windows to include muntins and shutters Place and modify openings in walls using the OpeningAdd command
Accessing Doors and Windows from the Palettes and Ribbon
Workspace Prompts for Placing a Door (Select Door from the Design tool palette.) Select wall, grid assembly or ENTER: (Select a wall or grid assembly.) Insert point or: (Select an insert point for the door.) Location of Insert point specifies the hinge and swing of the door
Using the Select Cycle Measure to Option Select Cycle Measure to Option to Toggle Center and Edge Placements of a Door
Reference Point On Option The Reference point on option allows you to measure in the workspace from features other than the selected wall. The Reference point on option requires you select a point in the drawing to reference the dynamic dimension. After you select the reference point, move the pointer to set the direction then type the correct distance in the workspace.
Applying Reference Point On Command: DOORADD Select wall, grid assembly or RETURN: (Select the wall at p1 as shown at left below.) Insert point or : (Right-click choose Reference point on from the shortcut menu. ) Pick the start point of the dimension: _endp of (Shift + Right click, select End object snap and select point p2 as shown at right below.) (Move the pointer to the right.) Insert point or: 5 Enter (Type 5 in the workspace to position the door.) Insert point or: ENTER (Press Enter to end the command.)
Design Tab Contents of the Properties Palette General Description Layer Style Bound Spaces Dimensions Standard sizes A-Width B-Height Measure to Swing angle Location Position along wall Automatic Offset Vertical Alignment Head Height Threshold Rotation Anchor Endcaps
Reposition Within Location Options Inner Center Outer
Applying Reposition Within Select a door, right click, and choose Reposition Within Wall Select position on the opening: (Select a point on the frame P1 shown at right.) Select a reference point (Select a point on a feature of the wall P2 shown at right.) Enter the new distance between the selected points :0 (Overtype a distance in the dynamic dimension.)
Reposition Along Command Select door, right click, and choose Reposition Along Wall Select position on the opening: (Select center of frame at P1 shown below.) Select a reference point (Select node at end of wall near P2 shown below.) Enter the new distance between the selected points :4' (Type 4' in the dynamic dimension.)
Window Styles Additional styles can be imported from other drawings or created in the Style Manager. Additional styles are located in the Imperial and Metric folders of Styles within Content. Select Content in the Places Panel of the Open Drawing dialog box to access additional styles in the Style Manager There are 72 styles included in the Window Style (Imperial) drawing in the Imperial directory. Bay and Bow Window styles are included in the Window Style (Imperial) drawing.
Procedure for Adding Muntins Modify Elevation and Model display representations to add muntins. Muntins are created by selecting the Add button of the Muntins tab of the Display Properties as shown in the next slide.
Procedure to Add Shutters to a Window A window style with shutters can be created by importing the Shutters-Dynamic style or Shutters 12 styles from the Design Tool Catalog. I-drop Shutters-12 or Shutters Dynamic from the Design Tool Catalog-Imperial>Doors and Windows>Windows Select the window, right-click and choose Copy Window Style and Assign. Modify Window Type in the Design Rules of tab of Window Style Properties dialog box.
Changing Doors Using Apply Tool Properties to Door 1. Select a tool, such as Bifold-Double tool from the Doors tool palette, right click and choose Apply Tool Properties to> Door from the shortcut menu as shown at left.) 2. Select doors in the drawings for edit as shown in the following command line sequence. Select Door(s): (Select a door at p1 as shown at left.) Select Door(s): (Select a door at p2 as shown at left.) Select Door(s): ~EnterKey~ 3. Doors remain selected, edit the Properties palette to complete the edit. 4. Press the ~EscKey~ to end the command. (Doors are changed to Bi-fold type as shown below.)
AEC Modify Tools Array-allows you to enter array distance apart and count of doors or windows Reposition From- allows you to move a door or window relative to a location on the door or window a specified distance from a point Space Evenly- allows you to space doors or windows evenly between two specified points Center- Allows you to center a door or window in a wall