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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION

  • Using Your Mouse—Left Click / Right Click
  • Using Your Mouse to Select or Deselect Objects
  • Using Your Keyboard to Nudge Objects
  • Invoking Commands
  • Organizing Your Computer Files
  • Saving Your Work
  • Additional Learning Options

Chapter 2 BASIC COMMANDS

  • The DreamDraper® Screen
  • Toolbar Icons
  • Standard Toolbar
  • Undo/Redo Toolbar
  • Select Mode Toolbar
  • Clipboard Toolbar
  • Edit Mode Toolbar
  • Zoom Toolbar
  • Edit Toolbar
  • Align Toolbar
  • Drawing Toolbar
  • Command Line—Other Useful Functions
  • Keyboard Shortcuts

Chapter 3 FEATURES

  • Design Library
  • Concepts of Scale
  • Working with Colors and Fabrics
  • Working with Photos and Furniture Images
  • Layers
  • Drawing Your Own Designs
  • Creating Your Own Templates

Chapter 4 CREATING DESIGNS

  • Creating Room Elevations and Designing on a Photo
  • Step 1: Creating the Base
  • Step 2: Select Design Style from the Design Library
  • Step 3: Resize Design to Fit the Window
  • Step 4: Fill with Colors and Fabric Patterns
  • Step 5: Position Treatment Behind Furniture or Other Obstructions
  • Step 6: Add Furniture and Accessories (Optional)

Chapter 5 SPACE PLANNING

  • Creating Floor Plans
  • Scale
  • Using the Grid
  • Creating Perimeters Using the Rectangle Tool
  • Creating Perimeters Using Wall Templates
  • Creating Perimeters for Odd-Shaped Rooms
  • Adding Windows, Doors and Other Fixtures
  • Designing on Blueprints

Chapter 6 TUTORIALS

  • Viewing the Tutorials
  • Introduction to DreamDraper
  • Basic Features
  • Time-Saving Features
  • Design-On-A-Photo
  • Working With Color
  • Working With Fabric
  • Drawing Tools
  • Space Planning