I`m doing a demo of cabinet vision SE their entry level product. Looks like I`ll be purchasing
the standard version. I`m wondering if you use that version if I could get a screenshot of the
reports. Solid Essentials is very light on the reports offered. Can`t seem to get that info from
I have my construction details all set up but find it hard to deal with drawer fronts. I was surprised
to see CV considers a drawer front a door. I used lipped and inset drawer fronts on my cabinets. Cannot find
the location in the program where the overlay can be set to control overlay drawer fronts. It
looks like you can change the overlay in the assembly editor but I`d hate to have to change every
drawer front on every cabinet I place in a job. I do see that drawer specs have setting but I didnt
see any to control the overlay.
In Cabinet Vision, the overlays are controlled differently, depending on the construction method you use.
With Face Frame it is controlled by the hinge.
With Frame overlay it is controlled in the construction method.
with frame less and 32mm I'm not sure. I rarely use them.
As far as reports, with each level you advance the number of reports your allowed to use increases. I can't remember how many that are available in standard. But I found I had enough when I started in standard. When you reach Ultimate you are not limited.
Cabinet Vision handles "lipped and inset drawer fronts" very well. The inset is handled in the hinge settings.
Just keep in mind that purchasing support is well worth the investment. With it, you have access to the users forum provided by Cabinet Vision. There are a lot of very knowledge people on there that will always help.
Plus a several years of tutorials are available too..
Direct from CV support. The setup of drawer fronts
To control the overlay go to the Material manager. Go to Hinges and select any hinge. Right click the hinge an go to properties or simply double left click it. Next click on the Hinge +. Here the Overlay controls are set. You will need to set these per hinge.
You set the material for the drawer fronts in the material schedule that you are using for the job. So outside the job at the Splash screen select material schedule then hit the drop down and select doors. Then beneath that is the schedule name. Hit this drop down and find the material schedule for that door. You can also create a new schedule here. If you do create a new schedule you will need to go to the door catalog and select the door you are using, then go to materials and check the new material you created.
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