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woodystock

Copying a new plan and pasting into an existing plan

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Apologies if this has been addressed already or my forum etiquette is off, it's my 1st post.

 

I'm using Home Designer Pro 2016.

 

I have built a garage in an independent plan file from the main house. I did this as the roof kept changing the main house roof every time I modified it. The main house also has the terrain perimeter embedded. 

 

So I have a garage plan (file) and a house plan (file). How can I copy all of the layers/levels of the garage plan and paste it into the house plan? I saw a thread that mentioned the "edit areas - all floors" but I'm still only able to copy and past one layer/level at a time. 

 

Any help is much appreciated. Thanks in advance!

 

 

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Why are you "only able to copy and past one layer/level at a time."?


 


Edit Area (All Floors) is the tool to use.


 


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It helps if we know what title (Suite, Pro etc) and version (2014, 2015 etc) you are using. You can add this info to your signature by clicking on your user name at the top right of the page, click My Settings, then Signature on the left. 


 


 


Resources for self help:

 

The built in Help System (always a good place to start)

 


 


 

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I was able to do this same thing. I used the Edit Area/Edit All Floors.  I then put a box around what I wanted to copy. I then chose Edit/Copy. I went to the target and I chose paste/hold position (since I wanted it to be placed in the same location in the target drawing). I did have to redo the stairs because it broke them, but everything else seemed to work. Also, just so you know, you can have both files open at the same time ...

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