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Sweet Home 3D 6.6

Sweet Home 3D 6.6 was released on July 27, 2021.
This new version comes with a new splash screen and a brand new set of icons designed by madudesign.

These icons were optimized for HiDPI / Retina displays to take profit of the better readability of this kind of screen.

Each menu item has now an icon associated to it (too bad that Apple doesn't recommend icons in menus under macOS!).


Icon colors of the menu items use a gray scale for a better future support of dark mode. But apart from all this gray, new colored images now shine in wizards and in the furniture modification dialog box.

Matthieu Dubois, the designer of these images, and I hope that you'll like the new look of Sweet Home 3D user interface.

[Note that installers and source code were updated on July 28, 2021 to fix a possible issue when resolution scale is set to a value of 2 (version in About dialog shown as 6.6a)]

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Avatar: Vladan from Serbia

Re: Sweet Home 3D 6.6

I use this software for years, and I find it very helpful for amateur which I am. Do you have plan to help us create roofs for our house models. I do did find some ware tutorial which confusing. So roof for us amateurs ! everything else is great
Avatar: Emmanuel Puybaret

Re: Sweet Home 3D 6.6

Even if it doesn't cover all cases yet, you could try the Generate roof plug-in.
Avatar: Mike

Re: Sweet Home 3D 6.6

It would be fantastic if one could click on the dimension and manually enter value required. Trying to use the dimension tool with the mouse drag is a SERIOUS PAIN, as it can almost never be dragged to the exact measurement. Being able to click on a dimension, and manually enter the new required length will be a much needed enhancement to the tool, and make it much more useful
Avatar: Emmanuel Puybaret

Re: Sweet Home 3D 6.6

You could already type the length of a dimension line while creating it by pressing <enter> key. See help for more details.

Re: Sweet Home 3D 6.6

With Windows 11, is impossible to use the menu. When a room is created, if try to move the wall, or draw the floor, and want to change somethings, the video start to tremble, and the tool is not possible to be used anymore
Avatar: Emmanuel Puybaret

Re: Sweet Home 3D 6.6

It sounds like you encountered this bug. Try to turn off Nahimic service or MSI afterburner / Riva Turner / Discord / NVidia Experience.
Avatar: Association Archit'Meldes

Re: Sweet Home 3D 6.6

Bonjour, Concernant l'interface de modifier meubles, l'espace Orientation, l'onglet Rotation horizontale autour de: Pourquoi n'est-il pas possible de configurer simultanément l'un et l'autre des Axes X et Y. dans l'attente d'une réponse merci cordialement
Avatar: Emmanuel Puybaret

Re: Sweet Home 3D 6.6

C'est parce que je pense que permettre le changement autour des trois axes n'est pas vraiment utile et surtout trop compliqué pour l'utilisateur (les rotations ne sont pas commutatives ce qui empêche de facilement s'orienter).
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