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  1. A layout viewport has settings that were defined when you sent that view from plan to layout. More than one viewport can have those settings, or Plan View. You can manage those and save the different ones you need as Saved Plan Views. If you do not manage them, they will manage you. When you change a Plan View, that change is reflected in all view ports or Layout Boxes using those settings. When I help someone on a plan where they have a layout file linked to a plan, but no Save Plan Views, I just go to layout and open the camera views linked to the Layout Boxes. That gets me to the plan file with the same layers selected/unselected as the layout shows. That is a Plan View, but it is not being managed as a Saved Plan View.
  2. Not a glitch at all. Powerful tools. Search Help or CA videos for "Linked View" and "Save Plan Views".
  3. This is what I use. Numero Uno for residential. ANSI Z765-2021 - SQUARE FOOTAGE.pdf
  4. This way may be easier to measure the existing stairs close enough in the field. I am still assuming that the stairs curve along a single arc as shown. It is using the Intersecting Chords Theorem which says that the product of the lengths of the segments of any two intersecting chords is equal. When you use perpendicular chords you can measure A, B & C close enough and calculate D and thus the radius of the existing stairs.
  5. Sounds like to me you need the radius and the tangent (angle) somewhere along the curve (or arc). Just call me so we can chat.
  6. If the existing is truly is a radius, i.e., is a single arc then do this, then measure from the center point to the staircase to get the radius. Once you have that, I usually draw CAD line in CA to snap to with the stairs.
  7. Post your plan! Otherwise we are all guessing. Guesses: You did not apply that molding to the wall of your 3D view. You did not use black material for the reveal molding and white for the base molding. Best, Charles
  8. The easiest way that I have found is to use room moldings. Easy to apply to a whole floor, a room and/or eliminate on walls as desired with CA's room molding control. I used the air gap material at first but prefer the look of just black color. Use moldings set 1/32 to 1/16 proud to inside of wall face to avoid 3D "Z-fighting".
  9. Yes, just add a second floor. Timber frame1259140725_Brook Sometimes I will add additional floors to control the bottom of the clerestory walls separately from the first floor. So, the clerestory walls will be on the 3rd floor. The 2nd floor would be used for any loft or attic storage above the first floor. Like this:
  10. Ariane, Here you go. Plan: Video: