Paint and Decorate Walls

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Add Materials to All Walls in a Room

Much of the time, the same material is placed on all walls in a room. You can either add the material with 'One click' or by drag and drop. Or you can set the materials in the room properties. 

Add Materials to all Walls with One Click or Drag & Drop

  1. Open Materials mode.
  2. Scroll through the materials, or in the Search box, type Wallpaper, Paint, Brick, Tile, Panel, Glass, Metal, Concrete, and more.
  3. Select a material. Then click the room where you want to apply the material (you will see a plus sign next to your mouse cursor).

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    Or: Drag and drop the material into the room.

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  4. You will then see the following pop up window. Select Walls to apply the material.

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  5. To see your results, double-click the camera to take a snapshot.

Add Materials to all Walls with Room Properties

  1. Open Materials mode.
  2. Click or tap to select the room you will work with.
  3. Click Wall Material on the right side.



  4. Scroll through the materials, or in the Search box, type Wallpaper, Paint, Brick, Tile, Panel, Glass, Metal, Concrete, and more.
  5. Click to select one and then click Apply.



  6. To see your results, double-click the camera to take a snapshot.
 

Add Materials to One Wall

  1. Click the red Mode button and open Walls mode.
  2. Click or tap to select the wall you will work with. Note that the wall is labeled with a side A and a side B. In the example below, the interior wall is side A. Note which side you wish to paint.



  3. Click Material Side A (or Material Side B) on the right side.



  4. Scroll the materials or in the Search box, type Wallpaper (or Paint, Brick, Tile, or Panel).
  5. Click to select one and then click Apply.



  6. To see your results, double-click the camera to take a snapshot.
 

Add Two Materials on One Wall

  1. Open Walls mode.
  2. Click or tap to select the wall you will work with.
  3. To split the wall into two parts, add a short divider line like this:

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  4. Select either the left or right side, and apply a wall material as explained above. 

     

Paint Using a Custom Color

  1. Open Materials mode.
  2. Click or tap to select the room.
  3. Click Wall Material on the right side.
  4. Click the Paint Palette (above the Search box).



  5. Type a Hex code, an RGB code, or click on the color wheel to select a color.



    Tip: You can adjust the shade (light or dark) of the color using the slider bar underneath the color wheel.
  6. Click Apply.
 

Remove Materials

  1. Open Materials mode.
  2. Click or tap to select the room you will work with.
  3. Click Wall Material on the right side.
  4. Click Clear.



  5. To see your results, double-click the camera to take a snapshot.
 

Paint Exterior Walls

One way to paint exterior walls is to use Level Properties (which sets the same external wall material for the level). Another option is to paint individual walls, as described above in Add Materials to One Wall.

To paint all exterior walls:

  1. Click the Levels button in the top toolbar and click Level Properties.



  2. Click or tap External Wall Material on the right side.



  3. Search for a material such as paint, panel, wood, or brick. (Or, click the Paint Palette to specify a custom paint color).
  4. Click to select a material and then click Apply.



  5. To see your results, move the camera so that it faces the outside of the property, and then double-click the camera to take a snapshot.

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