Legacy PlansXpress Quick Guides

This collection of short videos covers a wide range of tasks within PlansXpress allowing you to maximise what your software can do. Although these videos were recorded on v4 and v5, you may still find them helpful if you are using a later version of PlansXpress.

PlansXpress 4.0 - The Sections Toolbar
This video introduces Sections menu.  In here is a range of pre-drawn detailed sections that can be placed onto cross sections
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 5:17 PM
PlansXpress 4.0 - Creating the wireframe section
This video continues on from the last one demonstrating how to use the Cross Section tool
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 5:17 PM
PlansXpress 4.0 - Detailing the Cross Section
This video shows how to use and manipulate the pre-drawn sections onto a wireframe cross section
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 5:17 PM
PlansXpress 4.0 - Creating Elevations
In PlansXpress versions 1 to 3, the floor plans were duplicated, and then the levels for the floor plans were attached to them. In version 4, the Level tool is now used to create the additional floor plans as well.  This new process also automates the generation of all elevations....
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 5:18 PM
SketchXpress - Turning your PlansXpress drawing into a hand-drawn sketch
This video shows you how to give you PlansXpress drawings that hand drawn feel
Wed, 29 Jul, 2015 at 11:14 AM
PlansXpress - Legacy 3D Photo Visualiser
Tom runs through some of the features of the 3D PhotoVisualiser, including how to use slabs to create the visuals for paths and drives
Fri, 26 Jul, 2019 at 5:20 PM
PlansXpress - Importing an Image File
This video goes through adding in an image file that has either been sent to you or has been converted from a PDF. If you have scanned in a paper drawing, you will want to use the scaling tool as found in Import and Scan in PlansXpress to confirm the...
Mon, 8 Jan, 2018 at 10:05 AM
PlansXpress - Scaling Elevations
This video guide shows you how to save space on a busy drawing by scaling the elevations.
Wed, 10 May, 2017 at 3:20 PM
PlansXpress - Creating a custom drawing template
This guide shows you how to create your own drawing page template that can include your company details and logo, saving time with branding each drawing.
Wed, 10 May, 2017 at 3:23 PM
PlansXpress - Importing a DWG or DXF File
This short video guides your through importing and trimming a DWG or DXF file before placing it within your drawing:
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018 at 11:58 AM