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Polyline troubles?? Help!

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Hey All,


You guys majorly come through for me every time! And now I am hoping you can help with this!

Here is what I was trying to do:



I did everything to the "T", however, I did differ in my choice of tubs. I put a tub that was shaped more like this - http://www.whirlpoolbathtubs.com/component/virtuemart/atlantis/atlantis-collection/cascade-detail.html?Itemid=0


Which in-turn made I made a square polyline over the tub to open the slab (like what was done in this video - user from the Facebook group was nice enough to do this video for me and I got the principle but seem to be doing something wrong and now I'm frustrated - http://www.screencast.com/t/wXOauj0rg -I tried using the break tool to change the shape so it was the shape of the tub but I can't figure out how to change the poly line.

Thanks, Zac

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Home Designer lacks many of the tools you find in Chief Architect, like the ability to make holes from a polyline.

 

Also, the screencast link does not work.

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Eric,
 

That is kind of what I figured. I was able to make the exact replica, just with my tub, the issue came when putting the water in the tub or making the water appear...... Is there a way to do that in Home Designer??

EDIT: Or would there be a way to make a corner tub like that, using the design method in the home designer training video shown here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CTjMijJLpQ

But make it fit into a corner type tub, like this:http://www.whirlpoolbathtubs.com/images/stories/virtuemart/product/clarissa.jpg

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You can put a slab in the tub and change its material to Water.

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So basically once I have it set, like in the thumb, go in and edit the material of the tub to water? Is that what you are referring to, or something different?

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A custom countertop is easy to use as an enclosure, BUT...it has to be shaped around the outside of the tub!

The tub on the left is done this way.

The tub on the right uses the same countertop, but with cabinet panels inserted into the sides.

A custom countertop  (with water material)  is shaped to fit inside the tub.

 

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Jo Ann,

Is there anyway you could do a step by step (guide of sorts) or is there already one that exist for this particular type setup?

I'm usually pretty good with being able to ask, then replicate, but this has me a little confused on the exact steps!

Thanks, Zac.

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Just take a custom countertop, or a slab, and shape it to have a hole in the center.

 

Think of a straight piece of wire -- bend it around until it forms the desired shape. You end up with the 2 ends butted together,

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Sink with a slab in it. Slab material set to water. post-171-0-70784300-1472409140_thumb.jpg

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Timeless,

 

It's not a difficult task to do, you can use cabinets, soffits, box shape or a slab. Then you shape those objects around the tub.

 

Remove the slab and polylines and use the objects mentioned.

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Here's an example just using soffits and a box shape. Took about 10 minutes to do.

 

 

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