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SoftPlan 2012 New Features:
Opening will Adjust in 3D, Elevations, and Cross Sections.
Area information added to the openings.
Arches in stucco walls are automatically wrapped with stucco.
Brick Mold added to Opening Trim
Custom profile Brick Mold can be automatically added to an Opening.
Corner Windows added
Craftsman Grill Style added
Curtains, Rods, and Finials
Curtains, Rods, and Finials automatically added via new Opening Treatment options tab on the edit opening dialog
Interior Doors draw open in SoftView by default
This allows more light to cast through the model resulting in better 3D renderings. The doors can be
Fit to Space
If an opening will not fit in the available space the opening is automatically resized to fit. In the
example above a window A was placed in the remaining space on the horizontal wall. A 3' x 2' window
would not fit so a smaller window was used instead.
Jalousie Type Windows added
Offset Shutter to Opening Trim option added
Opening Trim Pediment option added to automatically place trim piece above an opening.
Picture Awning Windows added
Plantation Shutters automatically added via new Opening Treatment options tab on the edit
opening dialog box.
Interior Trim option Plinth Block added, automatically adds the selected block to the bottom of the opening.
Round Top Door Library added
Screen Door Library added
Note: these are doors intended for use on porches not "storm doors"
Shower Door Library added
Single and Double Hung Openings can be opened in 3D
Sliding Doors leaves overlap and are offset.
Trapezoid windows can Fit to Roof or Ceiling
Trapezoid windows can automatically Slope to Roof or Slope to Ceiling.
Interior trim displays in plan view as a non-printable item
Columns added for: Opening Area, Egress, Header Size, Screen, and Elevation (picture).
Vinyl Trim Material added
U-Value option added to Openings
The U-Values stored with each opening are used when performing energy calculations.
Windows Above Openings
Windows drawn in 3D or Elevation can be placed above other openings on the same wall.