1.3.B Creating Doors & Windows



Practice Exercise (Optional)

Download Practice File:  Starting Point

  1. In the Ground Floor plan, create new windows according to the legend below. This legend also exists in the plan view for your convenience. Be sure to note the sill height below.
  2. Similarly, create new interior doors according to the legend below.
  3. And finally, create new exterior doors according to the legend below.
  4. Add windows to the east exterior wall at the locations indicated in the underlay drawing. Use the window types and sizes shown in the window type legend that appears in the plan view. Be sure to adjust to the correct sill height and to zoom in for greater placing accuracy.

Tip: To change the orientation of a door or window, press the space bar when placing the object. It can also be done afterwards using the Rotate tool.

Tip: For windows, be sure to set the Sill Height under Properties before placing. Otherwise, you may not be able to see it in the current view settings.


When you've completed this practice exercise, your model should look like this: