Here are the videos and my notes, I took shots but haven't made a tut yet
Some blender tuts here thoughhttps://sites.google.com/site/terrymorgan1213/tutorials
you can download
them with Getrighthttp://www.microvellum.com/training/fd_GettingStarted/00-Intro.mp4http://www.microvellum.com/training/fd_GettingStarted/01-DownloadandInstallation.mp4http://www.microvellum.com/training/fd_GettingStarted
Just as an FYI, if you click entry door single.blend in this directory, you'll get
fluid designer, so if you want your own items you'll have to exit FD run blender 2.69
maybe make a door the same size, copy it into this directory, make a 540x540 png for
the preview pic.
C:\Users\terry\AppData\Local\Microvellum\Fluid Designer Data\Fluid Designer Basic Data\Product Libraries\Wall Components\Entry Doors\
microvellum's Andrew Peel and others used blender as a base
this makes rooms and cabinets.
If you want to run blender 2.70a, or 2.7, you need to go
here (create config directory if not included and put
a 'default.blend' (or any blender .blend file) in it, you can make this default blend file in 2.69 or earlier.
this is my blender location. Otherwise clicking on blender 2.70
loads fluid designer.
You should be familiar with blender, just a few tips- put on
NUMLOCK key and you can navigate with the numpad keys, middle
mouse button zooms in. CTRL-numpad 4 and 6 pans the view
His blender mmb stuff doesn't work, might be my mouse. He's got a 'user
You CAN go file/user settings and try Maya input, can't pan though
shift-a 'search' for stuff.
Adding a wall
01-the room layout http://www.microvellum.com/training/fd_DesigningAKitchen/01-TheRoomLayout.mp4
shift-a you can add another wall, r-click on any wall'green outline' the dimensions 186 can be ctrl c copied and then click another wall ctrl -v 'paste' to the other wall
Click on the orange cube 'product' to get to professional
vid_03_room_2:22_product go to wall components door frame png
vid-1-go to viewport and 'grid lines' TYPE in 92, weird things happened when
I dragged the number, like the whole model disappeared.
0401 grid lines
vid1-door loc and size
Now vid 2 product placement http://www.microvellum.com/training/fd_DesigningAKitchen/02-PlacingProducts.mp4
:52 couldn't add the triple window where he did I could add it to the other side though
vid_2_106-COrner_cabinet, couldn't add it by l-click so I hit ENTER to stick it at
cursor location then moved it
ended up x 284 y 0 z 0 rotation z=270
couldn't add fridge either, cursor location seems to be at 0,0,0 always
If you accidentally hose the dimensions, you can't ctrl z, so don't do it.
tHE BUMP product group right and left didn't work it bumped the fridge along x axis
back to origin,
don't move-rotate using the cursor arrows
VID2- 159 this is what I did to make the cabinet stretch, fill gap, didn't even see