Drawing Module: Getting Started

Watch this series of videos to help you get up and running with the Drawing Module of BuildingWorks. Learn how to use the mouse and shortcut keys to draw and modify items on the drawing area and find out how to use the architectural elements on the Architectural tab to create your plans.

How to create a drawing
In this video, we show you how to create a project with a drawing, ready to begin your design.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017 at 8:38 AM
Basic drawing skills: How to use the mouse when drawing
In this video, we demonstrate how to use the mouse when drawing with the BuildingWorks Drawing Module. We talk you through how to select building elements on the Architectural tab and how to place items on screen. We also show you how to zoom in and out of your drawing,...
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 12:05 PM
Basic drawing skills: How to use shortcut keys when drawing
In this video, we demonstrate how to use shortcut keys when drawing with the BuildingWorks Drawing Module. We show you how to use the Shift key to draw square walls and also how to close a series of walls using the C and S keys on your keyboard. We recap...
Mon, 5 Mar, 2018 at 8:52 AM
How to draw construction lines
In this video, we demonstrate how to use construction lines to assist with drawing in BuildingWorks. We show you how to use the R key to set out construction lines relative to each other.
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 12:07 PM
How to draw external walls using construction lines
In this video, we demonstrate how to draw external walls using construction lines as a guide.
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017 at 11:21 AM
How to draw external walls using arrow keys
In this video, we demonstrate how to draw external walls using the arrow keys on your keyboard. Using arrow keys enables you to accurately enter the distance to the next corner of your walls. 
Tue, 24 Oct, 2017 at 11:23 AM
How to flip the walls
In this short video, we demonstrate how to flip external walls when they've been drawn inside out.
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 12:08 PM
How to draw internal walls
In this video, we demonstrate how to draw internal walls by measuring from existing points on the external walls. We show you how to use the R key and arrow keys to place your walls accurately, by measuring from the internal corners of your external walls.  
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017 at 12:09 PM
How to insert doors into a drawing
In this video, we demonstrate how to insert doors into your plans.
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 12:09 PM
How to change the position or orientation of a door
In this short video, we demonstrate how to change the position or orientation of a door you've already inserted into your plans.
Fri, 6 Oct, 2017 at 12:10 PM