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Live Home 3D Help Contents


Brief Description

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Live Home 3D Workspace

The Main Window

The Project Gallery

The 2D Plan View

The 3D View

The 2D Elevation View

The Inspector

The Program Settings

Live Home 3D Menus

Live Home 3D Keyboard Shortcuts

Getting Started

Project Design Workflow

Video Tutorials

Working with Projects

Creating and Opening Projects

Project Settings

Saving Projects

The Project Tree

The Daylight Settings

Exporting the Floor Plan

Exporting Elevations

Exporting the 3D View

Exporting the 3D View with Cycles

Exporting a 3D Model


Creating Videos

Backing up the Object and Material Libraries

Working with Stories

Introduction to Stories

Managing Stories in the Inspector

Stories and the 2D Plan View

Working with Roofs

Introduction to Roofs

Adding and Deleting Roofs

Roof Properties

Modifying the Style of a Roof

Adding a Skylight to the Roof

Adding a Dormer Window

Interior Walls in the Loft

Working with Objects



Ceilings and Floors

Windows, Doors and Openings

Niches and Wall Panels




Ceiling Openings

3D Images

Building Blocks

Properties of Objects in 2D

Type and Representation

Importing Objects

Importing Objects from Trimble 3D Warehouse™

Aligning and Distributing Objects

Grouping and Ungrouping Objects

Combining Objects

The Library of Objects


The Object Library Panel

Object Information in the Library

Working with Materials


The Material Library Panel

Applying Materials

List of Object's Materials in the Inspector

Material Picker

Adding Materials to the Library

Editing Materials


Light Sources

Managing Light Sources in the Inspector

The Light Source Editor

Modeling the Terrain

Introduction to the Site Layer and Terrain

Modeling the Terrain

Creating a Custom Terrain

Editing the Elevation

Creating a Pathway

Creating Screenshots and Videos


Camera Properties in the Inspector

Adding and Adjusting Cameras

Creating and Modifying Movie Tracks in the 2D Plan View

Creating and Modifying Movie Tracks in 3D

Auxiliary Objects

Introduction to Auxiliary Objects

Text Annotation

Dimension Tool


Guidelines and the Layout Grid


Layout Grid

Solving Problems


Technical Support