Skylights & Holes are created in a similar way in the Visual View using the Skylight & Hole Drawing modes respectively.
Click the Draw Skylight or Draw Hole buttons to enter the require drawing mode or use the keyboard shortcuts
⌨ K for Skylights, and
⌨ H for holes.
Holes are always drawn on the parent Floor of the Zone that they penetrate.
You can draw Holes & Skylights in Rectangular or Polygon line by line Sub-Modes, and for Skylights, you can additionally draw in Circular Sub-Mode too.
Skylights & Holes are drawn similar to Zones, using the same
🖱 Left-Click &
🖱 Right-Click features, Manual Dimensions &
⌨ Shift key straight line features. Please refer to the Visual View Left Toolbar & Drawing Modes and Zone Drawing Mode tutorial videos for a refresher on these functions.
When drawing Skylights in Circular Sub-Mode, the first
🖱 Left-Click should be made at the centre of the circular Skylight, and then move the
🖱out towards the edge of the Skylight. When entering manual dimensions during this Sub-Mode, the dimensions entered should be the radius of the Skylight.