03 - Working with the Closet Inserts

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    After the closet openings are placed in your room you can then use the inserts to place shelves, doors, drawers, and other components to create your closet design.

    The inserts are placed by dragging the thumbnail out of the library browser into the closet openings. The inserts will automatically snap to the available openings as you move your cursor. To place the insert Left Click once your cursor is on the opening you want to place the insert into.

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    There are six default categories in the closet Inserts Library.

    Configurations - These are pre built configurations that can be added to an opening to make the process of designing quicker. View the section on How to Add New Inserts to see how to define your own inserts.

    Door and Drawers - This category contains Base Doors, Tall Doors, Upper Doors, Top and Bottom Tie-Belt Drawer, Drawer Stack, and Hamper. The Top and Bottom Tie-Belt Drawer and the Tall Doors will fill the entire opening. If you don’t want these inserts to fill an entire opening then you should first add splitters to the opening.

    Fillers and Countertops - This category contains countertops and decorative fillers. The decorative fillers are typically used to fill a section that is 3” wide. The Countertop will also fill an opening and be placed right on top of the shelf that makes up that opening.

    Interiors - This category contains adjustable shelves, hanging rods, pull-out shelves, rollout, shoe cubbies, wire baskets, slanted shoe shelves. The Pull-Out Shelves, Rollouts, Wire Baskets, Slanted Shoe Shelves will automatically create another opening above the interior the others will fill the entire opening so if you don't want these components to fill the opening you must add the splitters first.

    Splitters - Splitters are used to split up an opening into several openings that then allow you to add inserts into the new opening that are created.

    Wine Racks- This category contains various types of wine racks from wine grids, wine lattices, wine baskets, and wine scallops. The wine grids and wine lattices will be added to the top of the opening and create an opening below the wine holder. The wine baskets will be added to the bottom of the opening and add an opening above the baskets. The scallops will fill the entire opening and be place right on top of the lock shelf. All wine racks are setup to be certain sizes so you may have to adjust the size of the opening to get the wine rack to fit.

    Available Inserts

    Below is a list of all of the available insert along with their the options that appear when you right click with insert selected.

    Doors

    Base, Tall, and Upper Doors have similar options but they work in slightly different ways. When adding base doors the door will be placed at the bottom of the opening and it will automatically add another opening above the door. The upper doors will be placed at the top of the opening and will automatically add another opening below the door. The tall doors will fill the entire opening. If you don't want the tall door to fill the entire opening then you must first add a splitter first. All of the doors will automatically switch to double doors if the opening size exceeds the Double Door Auto Switch Option. This is located in the closet options panel.

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    Opening Options:

    Fill Opening - This will force the door to fill the entire opening. By default this option is only turned on for tall doors. When you turn this option on the lock shelf will automatically be removed.

    Door Height - This allows you to set the height of the door. If you have the Use 32mm option turned on then you will have to select from specific heights otherwise you will be able to enter in any dimension.

    Door Options:

    Open Door - This will open the door to show you if the door will collide with any objects in the room.

    Lucite Doors - This will set the fronts to use a Lucite Material. This is a clear material that allows you to see behind the doors.

    Inset Front - This will inset the door into the opening. Otherwise the door will default to half overlay.

    Force Double Door - This will force the door to automatically use double doors. Otherwise the door will look to the Double Door Auto Switch value to determine when double doors should be used.

    Left Swing - When a single door is used this will determine if the swing will be left or right.

    Lock Door - This will lock the door. By default this will add a lock to the front of the door, but when you turn this option on. It will turn on the Lock to Panel Option.

    Lock to Panel - This option only appears when you turn the lock door option. With this option checked it will move the lock from the door to the panel on either the left or the right. This option will not work when double doors are used.

    Pull Options:

    Distance From Top, Bottom, Floor - If you have a base door selected you are given the option to set the distance from the top of the door to the top of the pull. If you have a upper door selected you are given the option to set the distance from the bottom of the door to the bottom of the pull. If you have a tall door selected the then you are given the ability to set the distance from the floor to the center of the pull.

    Drawers

    Drawers can be placed in an opening and an additional opening will automatically be created above the drawers. If you don't want the drawers placed at the bottom of the opening then you must add a splitter first.

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    Open - This will open the Drawers to show you if the door will collide with any objects in the room.

    Inset Front - This will turn on inset fronts for the drawers.

    Use Double Pulls - This will turn on double pulls for the drawer front.

    Remove Top Shelf - This will remove the top locking shelf.

    Drawer Quantity - This allows you to set the number of drawers. The max is six. If you need more you can always add two drawer inserts into the same opening.

    Drawer Height - Depending on the drawer quantity you can set the height for each of the drawers.

    Drawer Slide Type - This allows you to set the drawer slide type for each drawer

    Lock Drawer Type - This allows you to lock each drawer. The drop down allows you to place the lock at the top center, at the top right, and the top left. The left and right options will add the lock to the panel.

    Hamper

    Hampers can be placed in an opening and an additional opening will automatically be created above the hamper. 

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    Open - This will open the Hamper to show you if the door will collide with any objects in the room.

    Hamper Type - This lets you change between 'Wire Basket' and 'Split Nylon Baskets'.

    Hamper Height - This lets you change the height of the hamper.

    Tilt Out Hamper - This allows you to change from a pull out hamper to a tilt out hamper.

    Double Nylon Hamper - If Opening width is set above 23.5" the hamper will automatically switch into a double hamper. 

    Tie/Belt Drawers

    Tie/Belt drawers come in 'Top' and 'Bottom' sections. They can be placed in an opening above and below a splitter.

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    Open - This will open the drawer to show you if the door will collide with any objects in the room.

    Drawer Content - This lets you add your desired accessories into the drawer.

    Rotate Pull - This allows you to rotate the pull on the drawer front so that it becomes vertical. 

     

    Countertop

    Countertops can be placed on any locked shelf.

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    Edge Type - This allows you to change the edge of the countertop.

    Fluted Moldings

    These are used as decorative objects and can be placed into a 3" wide opening.

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    Adjustable and Glass Shelves

    Adjustable shelves and Glass shelves can be placed into an opening. You will want to add these shelves last as they do fill the entire opening and make it so you can not place any other inserts into the opening.

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    Adjustable Shelf Options:

    Shelf Quantity - This allows you to add multiple shelves into the opening.

    Adj Shelf Setback - This option allows you to set the desired amount you want the shelf to be setback from the front of the opening.

    Add Shelf Lip - This allows you to add a lip to the front of your shelf.

    Locked Shelf - This is an option for the Adjustable shelf only. This allows you to change desired shelf into a locked shelf and add needed hardware to do so. 

    Hanging Rods

    Hanging rods can be placed in an opening. You will want to add this item last as it will fill the entire opening and make it so you can not place any other inserts into the opening.

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    Hanging Rod Type - This lets you choose from available Rod types.

    Quantity- This lets you add desired amount of hanging rods into opening.

    Set Offset from Back - This allows you to switch the setback from the front to the back.

    Setback Amount - This option allows you to set the desired amount you want the Rod to be setback from the front or back('if set offset from back') of the opening. 

    Offset - This option lets you adjust the offset between multiple Rods vertically.

    Turn Off Hangers - This allows you to remove the model for the hanger that automatically comes with the hanging rods.

    Shoe Cubbies

    Shoe Cubbies can be placed in an opening. This item is best inserted after you apply a splitter shelf as this insert uses the entire opening.

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    Vertical Quantity - This allows you to set the desired amount of Vertical splitters for the shoe cubbies.

    Horizontal Quantity - This allows you to set the desired amount of Horizontal splitters for the shoe cubbies.

    Setback Amount - This option allows you to set the desired amount you want the Shoe Cubbies to be setback from the front of the opening.

    Slanted Shoe Shelves

    Shoe Shelves can be placed in an opening and an additional opening will automatically be created above the drawers. If you don't want the drawers placed at the bottom of the opening then you must add a splitter first. 

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    Adjustable Shelf Options:

    Shelf Lip Type - This allows you to change the shelf lip between the available lip types.

    Shelf Quantity - This allows you to set how many shelves you want in the opening.

    Space from Bottom - This allows you to set the distance from the bottom of the opening or shelf.

    Distance Between Shelves - This allows you to set the gap between the shoe shelves.

    Remove Top Shelf - This allows you to remove the top shelf that automatically comes with this insert. 

    Pullout Shelves and Rollouts

    The Pullout Shelves and Rollouts can be placed in an opening. These can be placed on the bottom of an opening, on top of a drawers/base doors or on a splitter shelf. 

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    Rollout Quantity - This allows you to set how many shelves you want in the opening.

    Built In Rollouts - This allows you to switch between Pull Out Shelves and Rollouts.

    Rollout Setback - This option allows you to set the desired amount you want the Rollout to be setback from the front of the opening.

    Distance Between Rollouts - This allows you to set the Gap between the Rollouts.

    Spacer Height - This allows you to set the size of the spacers on the Rollouts.

    Rollout Height - This allows you to change the Height of each Rollout or Pullout Shelf.

    Wire Baskets

    Wire Baskets can be placed in an opening and an additional opening will automatically be created above the drawers. If you don't want the drawers placed at the bottom of the opening then you must add a splitter first. 

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    Opening Options:

    Insert Height - This allows you to change the size of the insert opening. Making the insert height smaller makes the additional opening above larger or vice versa.

    Remove Locking Shelf - This allows you to remove the shelf that automatically comes in with the basket.

    Basket Options:

    Open - This allows you to pull the basket out.

    Basket Quantity - This allows you to set how many baskets you want in the opening.

    Use Chrome - This allows you to change the material from the default into chrome.

    Placement Options:

    Basket Spacing - This allows you to set the distance between baskets when you have 2 or more.

    Bottom Gap - This allows you to set the distance between the basket and the bottom shelf.

    Lock Shelves (Vertical Splitters)

    Vertical Splitters can be placed in an opening and an additional opening will automatically be created above and below the splitters. 

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    Opening Heights - This allows you to change the size of each opening above or below the splitter. uncheck the box of the opening you want to change and set your desired size. the splitter will automatically move based on the size of the opening. Example(If you make opening 1 smaller the splitter will move up and opening 2 will get larger. Vice Versa) 

    Divisions (Horizontal Splitters)

    Horizontal Splitters can be placed in an opening and an additional opening will automatically be created on either side the splitters.

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    Opening Width - This allows you to change the size of each opening on either side the splitter. uncheck the box of the opening you want to change and set your desired size. the splitter will automatically move based on the size of the opening. Example(If you make opening 1 smaller the splitter will move and opening 2 will get larger. Vice Versa) 

    Wine Baskets

    Wine Baskets can be placed in an opening and an additional opening will automatically be created above.

    Wine Baskets need an opening to be either 18" or 24" wide. They also need a depth of 14".

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    Opening Options:

    Insert Height - This allows you to change the size of the insert opening. Making the insert height smaller makes the additional opening above larger or vice versa.

    Remove Locking Shelf - This allows you to remove the shelf that automatically comes in with the basket.

    Wine Basket Options:

    Open - This allows you to pull the basket out.

    Wine Basket Quantity - This allows you to set how many baskets you want in the opening.

    Placement Options:

    Basket Spacing - This allows you to set the distance between baskets when you have 2 or more.

    Bottom Gap - This allows you to set the distance between the basket and the bottom shelf.

    Wine Grids

    Wine Grids can be placed in an opening. Wine Grinds come in many different widths. make sure to resize the opening based on the wine grid you are using. Wine Grids come with a bottom locking shelf. 

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    Wine Lattices

    Wine Lattices can be placed in an opening. Wine Lattices like Wine Grinds come in many different widths. make sure to resize the opening based on the wine lattice you are using. Wine Lattices come with a bottom and top locking shelf.

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    Wine Scallops

    Wine Scallops can be placed in an opening. Wine Scallops are usually placed on top of a shelf or cabinet. Wine Scallops like Wine Grinds and Lattices come in many different widths. make sure to resize the opening based on the wine scallop you are using. 

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