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Some Software help?

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by SlipperyPete, Aug 22, 2003.

  1. SlipperyPete

    SlipperyPete TRIBE Member

    I'm looking to draw/draft a small floor plan, but I need the dimensions inputted to be accurate, because I want to plan out the use of space, and the placement of the furniture and filing units that will be going in there next week.

    Anyone know of anything I could use to do this? MS Visio does this, but lamely enough you can't make the dimensions real, so it's rather useless.

    Merci
     
  2. Syntax Error

    Syntax Error Well-Known TRIBEr

    do you have to do elevations?
     
  3. SlipperyPete

    SlipperyPete TRIBE Member

    nope, just 2D
     
  4. Syntax Error

    Syntax Error Well-Known TRIBEr

    i used this software called 3d home architect years ago (win3.1). i'm not sure if it's still around though. it did the job nicely though.

    if you need pro stuff then try getting some kind of CAD program.
     
  5. SlipperyPete

    SlipperyPete TRIBE Member

    it is still around, I can't find any **free** sites to d/l it from due to the chaos that is my work. I'll look when I get home -- anyone know of some possible sites that may have free copies? :)
     
  6. labRat

    labRat TRIBE Member

    graph paper.
    ruler.
    pencil.
     
  7. SlipperyPete

    SlipperyPete TRIBE Member

    fuck.
    that.
     
  8. labRat

    labRat TRIBE Member

    i tried already, and it chafes a little.
     
  9. SlipperyPete

    SlipperyPete TRIBE Member

    selection of insertion point and accessory stimulus is key
     
  10. E-spot

    E-spot TRIBE Member

    You can try out SmartDraw (it should let you d/l a free trial):

    http://www.smartdraw.com/products/smartdraw/index.htm

    I'm not sure if it lets you do exactly what you want, but you can draw on a grid, and input the exact position and size of each object.

    E-spot aka Joanna
     
  11. Eccentric (LRG)

    Eccentric (LRG) TRIBE Member

    ^^ I find your nickname humourous.
     
  12. E-spot

    E-spot TRIBE Member

    Why thank you. Although the credit goes to my friend who came up with it for me. :)

    E-spot aka Joanna
     
  13. stir-fry

    stir-fry TRIBE Member

    use Visio
     

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