Case Study

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Imagine that you work as a designer for a landscape construction firm that we will call Green Spade Landscaping. In this tutorial we will show how to set up for a new job and emphasize the value of working from a custom template for each new project.

Site analysis
Begin drawing

Start gCADPlus

Click File > New

Select the template called GreenSpadeTemplate

Click on the layout tab at the bottom of the screen. Note that

Use the distance icon on the main toolbar to measure across the layout page. The horizontal distance should be close to 594 units (mm)

Everything in CAD is drawn full size.

Now select model to return to model space

Measure the distance across. It should be somewhere near 60,000 mm