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Drawing real windows

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Hi does anyone know a good program (if possible freeware) our maybe
opensource .net project for drawing real windows (the one you see in
houses), 2D is good enough it doesn't need to be 3D
I now this is not realy a programming question, but I can't find one using
google, because entering drawing windows as search parameter ofcourse gives
a lot of result but all related to programming drawing in windows.

Thanks in advance

greetz Peter
Nov 21 '05 #1
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Peter,

Do you mean Sims or Autocad?

(As autocad is so widely used in Holland, there are in my opinion few
alternatives).

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet...112&id=2704278

In addition you can probably as well contact STABU (non commercial
organisation for rules about building in Holland, before somebody understand
this wrong).

http://www.stabu.org/

Cor
Nov 21 '05 #2

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Hi, I mean something like autocad, but it doesn't need to be so complicated.
Something very basic would do, It would be used to draw a window to show on
an offer to a client. But I think I'll have to make something like that
myself, because I can't seem to find anything that does this except
expensive programs for drawing floorplans/homes or autocad and these are to
extensive. And something like paint won't do because it has to be
proportional and it needs to show the dimensions on the drawings and some
other specific stuff.

Thanks and greetz Peter
--
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build
bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce
bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

"Cor Ligthert [MVP]" <no************@planet.nl> schreef in bericht
news:#p*************@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
Peter,

Do you mean Sims or Autocad?

(As autocad is so widely used in Holland, there are in my opinion few
alternatives).

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet...112&id=2704278

In addition you can probably as well contact STABU (non commercial
organisation for rules about building in Holland, before somebody understand this wrong).

http://www.stabu.org/

Cor

Nov 21 '05 #3

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Peter,

I have heard from such a program as you wish long ago from a
"timmerfabriek", however I don't know anymore if it still exist, therefore I
gave the link to Stabu.

If it is there, they probably know it (and tell than "timmerfabriek").

Cor
Nov 21 '05 #4

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Oeps,

No it was alluminium, however far in my memory.

Cor

"timmerfabriek"
Nov 21 '05 #5

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Peter,

It is on Interenet
http://www.dsi.be/docvelox/velox_nl.htm

We are really very much Off Topic

:-)

Cor
Nov 21 '05 #6

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Hi Cor, that's actualy the one I want to "recreate", or to be more precise
have been ordered to "recreate" and to put it in my boss's words: "because
it has such an easy drawing interface for doors and windows" ;-)

Thanks again

Greetz Peter

--
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build
bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce
bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

"Cor Ligthert [MVP]" <no************@planet.nl> schreef in bericht
news:Od*************@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
Peter,

It is on Interenet
http://www.dsi.be/docvelox/velox_nl.htm

We are really very much Off Topic

:-)

Cor

Nov 21 '05 #7

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Hi Peter

Forgive me if this not what you want, but could you not just photograph the
window in question and annotate the image with the dimensions, or are these
bespoke windows?

Charles
"Peter Proost" <pp*****@nospam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:OL**************@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
Hi, I mean something like autocad, but it doesn't need to be so
complicated.
Something very basic would do, It would be used to draw a window to show
on
an offer to a client. But I think I'll have to make something like that
myself, because I can't seem to find anything that does this except
expensive programs for drawing floorplans/homes or autocad and these are
to
extensive. And something like paint won't do because it has to be
proportional and it needs to show the dimensions on the drawings and some
other specific stuff.

Thanks and greetz Peter
--
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build
bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce
bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

"Cor Ligthert [MVP]" <no************@planet.nl> schreef in bericht
news:#p*************@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
Peter,

Do you mean Sims or Autocad?

(As autocad is so widely used in Holland, there are in my opinion few
alternatives).

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet...112&id=2704278

In addition you can probably as well contact STABU (non commercial
organisation for rules about building in Holland, before somebody

understand
this wrong).

http://www.stabu.org/

Cor


Nov 21 '05 #8

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Peter Proost wrote:
Hi, I mean something like autocad, but it doesn't need to be so complicated.
Something very basic would do, It would be used to draw a window to show on
an offer to a client. But I think I'll have to make something like that
myself, because I can't seem to find anything that does this except
expensive programs for drawing floorplans/homes or autocad and these are to
extensive. And something like paint won't do because it has to be
proportional and it needs to show the dimensions on the drawings and some
other specific stuff.


When I have to do floorplans and the like, I use *Microsoft Visio*, but
it's not free (although if you have an appropriate MSDN subscription
you will have it already!). *Inkscape* is an open-source project that
has similar features (interface takes a little getting used to for
those used to MS/Windows standard, but once you get the hang of it it's
fine). *Dia* is another popular open source program along the same
lines.
--
Larry Lard
Replies to group please

Nov 21 '05 #9

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Hi Charles,

it isn't possible because almost every window on an offer has different
specifications and it has the show what the client ordered. But thanks for
thinking along.

Greetz Peter

--
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build
bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce
bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

"Charles Law" <bl***@nowhere.com> schreef in bericht
news:eR**************@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
Hi Peter

Forgive me if this not what you want, but could you not just photograph the window in question and annotate the image with the dimensions, or are these bespoke windows?

Charles
"Peter Proost" <pp*****@nospam.hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:OL**************@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
Hi, I mean something like autocad, but it doesn't need to be so
complicated.
Something very basic would do, It would be used to draw a window to show
on
an offer to a client. But I think I'll have to make something like that
myself, because I can't seem to find anything that does this except
expensive programs for drawing floorplans/homes or autocad and these are
to
extensive. And something like paint won't do because it has to be
proportional and it needs to show the dimensions on the drawings and some other specific stuff.

Thanks and greetz Peter
--
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build
bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

"Cor Ligthert [MVP]" <no************@planet.nl> schreef in bericht
news:#p*************@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
Peter,

Do you mean Sims or Autocad?

(As autocad is so widely used in Holland, there are in my opinion few
alternatives).

http://usa.autodesk.com/adsk/servlet...112&id=2704278

In addition you can probably as well contact STABU (non commercial
organisation for rules about building in Holland, before somebody

understand
this wrong).

http://www.stabu.org/

Cor



Nov 21 '05 #10

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Hi Larry,

I already came across the programs you mention, and I espcialy liked
*Inkscape* but it's to difficult for the people who'll be using my program,
they're very basic computer users. But as I mentioned before to Cor I think
I'll have to make something myself. Thanks for your reply

Greetz Peter
--
Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build
bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce
bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.

"Larry Lard" <la*******@hotmail.com> schreef in bericht
news:11**********************@g43g2000cwa.googlegr oups.com...

Peter Proost wrote:
Hi, I mean something like autocad, but it doesn't need to be so complicated. Something very basic would do, It would be used to draw a window to show on an offer to a client. But I think I'll have to make something like that
myself, because I can't seem to find anything that does this except
expensive programs for drawing floorplans/homes or autocad and these are to extensive. And something like paint won't do because it has to be
proportional and it needs to show the dimensions on the drawings and some other specific stuff.


When I have to do floorplans and the like, I use *Microsoft Visio*, but
it's not free (although if you have an appropriate MSDN subscription
you will have it already!). *Inkscape* is an open-source project that
has similar features (interface takes a little getting used to for
those used to MS/Windows standard, but once you get the hang of it it's
fine). *Dia* is another popular open source program along the same
lines.
--
Larry Lard
Replies to group please

Nov 21 '05 #11

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