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Adding cabinet feet

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I'm trying to create a "cabinet" in place of a nightstand I have (which may be part of the issue in the first place).  


 


The problem I've run into is the limited furniture items I can place in the plan.  I've tried finding items that are close to what we either have or what we want so we can "try before buying".  I have nightstands that I picked up recently and love...they are a bit curvy, and nothing like any of the items I'm finding in the library.  So, I thought I'd try to make a cabinet as close as possible to the nightstand (minus the curves), but I can't figure out how to use feet instead of the standard toe kick.  I saw an article on the site about using the Base Cabinet Specifications, Accessories tab, but I don't have an Accessories tab?


 


Do I need to do something special to display the Accessories tab?  Thanks!


 


 


Note: Basically, I'm using the software to build out my current house as a base...then adjust rooms as we do remodeling projects.  The software, hopefully, will allow me to play with placement, colors, textures, finishes, etc. so we can visualize a potential finished space before tearing out drywall and plumbing...but it seems the furniture options are very limited.  If you have tips on how to get popular furniture pieces (i.e. Pottery Barn, Ballard Designs, Crate & Barrell, etc.) into a plan, I am all ears! smile.png


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Place a cabinet foot independently from the Library Browser.  Make any desired changes to it.  Copy/Paste however many you need.

Raise the cabinet off the floor by the height of the cabinet feet.  In the dialog preview of the cabinet, select the Toe Kick and Delete it.  Make whatever other changes you need to the cabinet and click OK.

Put the cabinet where you want it.

Place the cabinet feet where they need to go under the Cabinet (hold down the Control key to allow for unrestricted movement when you place them).

Since you've got Architectural, you should be able to group select the cabinet and feet with a marquee and create a block of them (if I'm remembering correctly, it's been a while since I still had an Architectural version).  You can then copy/paste the block of objects to add to your User library or just Copy/Paste it on the other side of the bed or couch or whatever.
 

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That worked!  And I was able to group them and add to my own library, which is great.

 

Do you know of resources to get the actual furniture pieces from retailers into the plan?  I've looked at the online catalogs but haven't had any luck.  Thanks!

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