Drawing Board

Drawing Board

The drawing board is where you plan and build your projects.

This page goes over the menus and settings that you will need. It is not a tutorial, but more of a reference. To learn how to get your project started please see the Getting Started section.

Elements of the drawing board.

1. Top bar items

Project Details: Opens the Project Details page of the project.
Clear Page: Click this button to remove all elements from the page.
Zoom: Press this button to zoom OUT, or select an area by holding down the left mouse button to zoom IN.
Select (default): Choose this tool to select elements. Right-clicking on an element opens the device/function details. Left-click is used to select elements and to move them around on the drawing board.
Draw Line: Use this tool to draw lines. Start line with left-click, finish it with right-click.
Text: Tool to write text on the Drawing Board.
Save: Click this button to save the project.
Delete: Press this button to delete the selected elements​​​​​​​.

2. Side Bar Menu

Device View: Click here to show the KNX devices in your project. It also opens the Device Menu in the tool box so that you are able to search and add more devices. Add devices via drag&drop.
Functional View: Shows all the functions which are added to the project. Search for functions in Function Menu toolbox and drag them into a room.
Building View: See the room structure of your project. You start building up your project here by creating the building, floors and rooms.
Topology View: You are able to create a new device layout for each Area and Line. The currently selected line is showing above the drawing area on the left hand side – KNX LINE: 1.1.X is default.
Information View: Click this button to see the details of the selected device/function. Instead of using this button you can also make a right-click on the device and it will also show the device/function details.
Function Description: Opens the Function Description of the project.
Relay Report: Opens the Relay Report of the project.
Purchase Report: Opens the Purchase Report of the project.
Budget Report: Opens the Budget Report of the project.

3. Toolbox

On the right hand side is the tools area. This area will look different depending on which view you are in and will display different information.

The image on the right is showing the group address view where you can see the group addresses.

Tip: Groud Addresses are automated in the KNX Tool read more about the feature here.


Click the link below to schedule a free live video appointment where we will show you how to setup and customize the KNX TOOL for your current projects.

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