Create Floor Plan for Excel

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Part 1: What is a Floor Plan?

A floor plan is a drawing that shows the arrangement of a room as seen from above. All things in a floor plan appear flat. Architects or designers use floor plans to present what a room or building will look like. The floor plan guides the architects to construct the building based on the desired structure.

Create Floor Plan Diagram for Excel

Part 2: How to Create a Floor Plan

With an extensive collection of accurate, ready-to-use floor plan symbols and templates, you are able to make presentation-quality floor plan effortlessly, with no prior experience needed.

  1. Open EdrawMax and Navigate to [New] > [Floor Plan]. Double-click the icon of your desired floor plan type.
  2. Drag and drop shapes to create the basic exterior wall structure. Resize walls by dragging an endpoint. When the walls are glued, intersections between two walls get cleaned up automatically.
  3. Add floor plan symbol

  4. Create the interior wall structure.
  5. Add other structural elements, including doors and windows.
  6. Add electrical symbols, furniture and decorators like plants.
  7. Apply quick styles and themes for a professional-quality drawing


Note: All shapes are smart floor plan symbols that are attached with dynamic scale. When you edit the shapes, the dimensions show automatically. This help you resize shapes more accurately.


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Part 3: Export Floor Plan as Excel File

Designing a floor plan and presenting it in Excel is super easy using EdrawMax, as professional floor plan maker provides built-in symbols and easy-to-customize templates that are tailored for high-quality floor plans. What you need to do is to drag and drop these symbols onto the canvas and then customize them to fit your purposes. When it's done, one more click on the Export button, you can convert this file to Excel XLSX format, with everything showing perfectly.

When a floor plan is finished, go to File tab, click Export & Send button and choose Excel to save your file as XLSX format.

save and export file in EdrawMax

Creating a floor plan in EdrawMax is a breeze. Exporting a floor plan is also a super-easy job, which needs only some simple clicks. Seeing is believing. Have a look at the exported floor plan. It is very clear and fully editable. As it is a vector format, it can be zoomed freely while keeping a high resolution.

Export Floor Plan Diagram to Excel

Part 4: Edit Floor Plan Symbols in Excel

The exported floor plan will remain the vector feature in the MS Excel. You can continue to edit text and shape, and apply quick style in MS Excel.

Edit Floor Plan in Excel

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