Quickstart

Allplan Quickstart (CAD Tutorial) for Version 2015

The following example offers you a quick and easy entry into the world of Allplan. Follow the procedures shown and described in the film tutorial step-by-step and then try them out for yourself. 

1. For this tutorial you will need a working version of Allplan 2015, for example, the 30-day trial version and the free Adobe Reader

2. Please download the Quickstart project data before beginning with the tutorial.

3. Please close Allplan before installation of the Quickstart project data. 

4. Install the Quickstart project data by first unzipping and then double clicking on the .exe-file.

Please note:
The basis for the film tutorials is Allplan 2014. This means the interface and the handling in Allplan 2015 could be slightly different.


We wish you a pleasant experience with Allplan Quickstart.

Introduction

Quickstart Overview

  • QuickStart Overview
  • Requirements for QuickStart
  • Start Allplan

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Unit 1

Navigate the Building Model
3D Section Display

  • Set up the user interface
  • Navigate the 3D building model
  • 3D section view of the building model
  • 3D PDF export

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Unit 2

Building Structure, Elevations and Reports

  • Generate views from the building model
  • Create views
  • Generate reports from the building model

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Unit 3

Using SmartParts for Furnishing

  • Use the library palette
  • Add furniture using SmartParts
  • Define SmartParts properties
  • Use track lines and handles

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Unit 4

Easy Designing with Wizards

  • Create building components
  • Change the drawing type
  • Create doors and windows
  • Design stairs

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Unit 5

Dimension and Modify Components

  • Dimension components
  • Modify components
  • Change window and door properties
  • Define display parameters

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Unit 6

The Intelligent Plane Model

  • Allplan plane model
  • Plane Manager
  • Component design using the plane model
  • Custom planes for flexible height definition

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Unit 7

Assemble and Export Layouts to PDF

  • Set up page
  • Add layout border and title block
  • Place layout elements in the layout
  • Label the layout
  • Design view - Grayscale preview - Color preview
  • Export a layout to PDF

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Unit 8

Engineering - General Arrangement Drawing

  • Ensure consistent drawings by using display favorites
  • Generate associative sections
  • Automatic dimensioning
  • Modify the settings for hidden line calculations

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Unit 9

Engineering - Reinforcement Detailing

  • Create automatic reinforcement
  • Create individual reinforcement
  • Place reinforcement labels
  • Control drawing contents and display modes in layouts

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Unit 10

Allplan Exchange

  • Export a set of plans in different data formats
  • Specify data formats and settings for export
  • Automatic file name generation
  • Assign export settings to recipients
  • Distribution of layout data using Allplan Exchange

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