SoftPlan 2014 New Features: Cabinets
Placement of Cabinets against angled walls, particularly walls at 1/2 degree increments, improved.
Cabinet Finish and Face Style are synchronized so the upper and lowers look the same when they are added.
Cabinets automatically resize to fit the available space when the selected Cabinet is too large to fit.
AristoKraft manufactures library added.
Cabinet Type Back Panel added.
Crown Molding can be built up using multiple trim profiles. The pieces are automatically aligned in the
Draw Cabinet automatically recalls the last Cabinet Face selected.
Holes cut in countertops automatically have the edges filled in.
Freeform countertop edges edit in 3D.
Snap will locate on a countertop line.
Crown Molding can be automatically added to the Cabinet Run. Older versions required they be added in
Doors can be stacked on top of each other on a single cabinet box.
The Draw Cabinet menu is no longer stepped making it quicker to select the commands.
Countertop Backsplash is added automatically by the Elevate Cabinet command.
End Panels can be automatically added.
Cabinet Type End Panel added. Used to cover the side of refrigerators.
Face Layout - 2 drawers side by side over two doors added.
The layout of a Cabinet can be modified directly on the Edit Cabinet dialog box, eliminating the need to go to
the cabinet library.
Cabinet Face Layout defaults added to System and Drawing options. This allows different type of cabinets
to de drawn with different door and draw arrangements. For example a base cabinet can be set to draw with a
drawer over door while a wall cabinet defaults to two doors.
Default Face Style added to Cabinet Options, at the System and Drawing level. So all cabinets will be
drawn with the desired face style.
Any cabinet part can has a False selection. Used to identify non-operating parts such as sink fronts.
Cabinet Options, System and Drawing, have added Framing Configuration. This allows a user to set the
defaults Cabinets to be Framed as Frameless, Inset, Butt, Overlay, or Face Frame.
Fill Cabinets automatically resize to fit available space.
Cabinet hardware is positioned relative to the edge of the cabinet door or drawer resulting in a consistent
position as the width of the cabinet change.
Cabinet Face can be reversed Horizontally or Vertically. This changes the hardware location.
KraftMaid cabinet libraries added.
Under Cabinet Lighting added. Light option on the Edit Cabinet dialog automatically adds a light rail.
Cabinets in the manufacturers libraries display a 3D preview for easier selection prior to drawing.
Matching Layout searching added to Select Cabinet dialog. There are now so many Cabinet Face Layouts that
a search mechanism had to be added to make finding specific arrangements more efficient.
Cabinet lines Classic and Essentials lines added to the Merillat manufacturers' library.
Cabinet Part: Open Cabinet added.
Double Oven Cabinets added to default libraries
Tall single drawer pull out cabinet styles added, typically referred to as pantry cabinets.
Pull Out Drawers
Drawer Type Pull-Out added. Used for large drawers and tall cabinets.
Cabinets display rendered, previous versions used a vector preview.
Hardware displays on the Cabinet preview when drawing or editing a cabinet.
Rails and Stiles
New custom cabinet face configuration utility has Rails and Stiles as parts that can be added.
This allows user control of the width of the Rails and Stiles.
Show Names option added to the Run tab. When selected the designations for all the cabinet in the run
Cabinets automatically snap back to back making creation of islands easier.
Edit Cabinet Accessories tab had a Tiled Backsplash command. This adds a backsplash of a set
height and depth or automatically to the bottom of the wall cabinets.
Individual control over the appearance of Toe Kicks added.
Cabinet Legs can be set to wheels.