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  1. I am my 3d model stucco on the exterior wall in 2 places are missing. Also a portion of the porch slab continues up to the second floor roof. Does anyone know how to correct this and why is this happening ? Thank You, Mike Bruce Jones-Design
  2. I am working on a covered patio with arched opening. I following ds hall video titled arches and corner windows showing how to build these arches. I am encountering two problems that I do not know how to resolve. I can not get rid of a piece of a wall that shows up at one of the corners of the patio. Does anyone know how to get rid of this wall ? The other problem is the client wants the arch of the patio to end over an existing door leading into the house. With the arch ending over the door the door gets covered up with stucco. Is there a way to prevent the door from being covered up with stucco ? I've included the plan file and a screen shoot of a perspective view of the back of the patio. I marked up the two areas I am having the problems. Thank You, Mike 1846846860_BruceJones-Design1.plan
  3. Thanks Chopsaw. How is the weather in the great northwest ?
  4. Is there a way to reduce the size of the electrical symbols in the electrical legend ? The symbols are at least 5 times larger than the symbols on the plans. Thanks, Mike
  5. I am working on a project where the client wants a guardrail to be placed around the perimeter of their roof. Their roof is a 2:12 pitch. I can not get it to work. Is there a way to place a guardrail over roof surface ? Thanks, Mike
  6. Thanks you for the help. Eric suggestion of changing inside corner wall to no room definition works in elevation and perspective view. Not great looking in foundation plan view, but I can clean that up.
  7. I am working on the plans for a new house with slab foundation. The footings around the garage doors are not generating correctly. They are extending out past the outside edge of the walls by around 6 inches. I want the outside edge of the footing to align with the outside edge of the stud wall. I have marked up problem areas on the plans. Could someone take a look at the attached plan and let me know how get the footings around the garage doors to generate correctly. Thanks, Mike 178 Arcturus Street Design
  8. Thanks for the suggestions. I will try that today.
  9. When drawing a patio/porch with concrete slab, how do you get the conc. slab to extend past the posts by 6" to 12" ? I am working on a patio where I am using 6x6 posts on an 18"x18" stone base. 6" of the stone base is off the slab. Thanks, Mike
  10. Your right. Turning off temporary dimension greatly speeded everything up. I did not know temporary dimensions took so much processing power, Thanks, Mike
  11. I have a Dell XPS. It's around 3 years old.
  12. I was sent a survey plan drawn in AutoCAD. I converted it into a .plan format. The file size is large and hard to work with. Is there a way to reduce the file size ? When I click on a line get a long delay before I can do anything. Thanks, Mike Site Plan.plan
  13. Is there a way to change the spacing of electrical outlet spacing when using the auto place outlet command ? The building departments require the outlets to be placed every 6'-0" in bedrooms, living rooms, etc. and 4'-0" in kitchens. Also an outlet on walls 4'-0" and longer. Thanks, Mike
  14. I'm working on a room addition project with a slab foundation. After inputting the field measurements into Chief for a room addition project, I would like to lock the existing foundation plan so it does not change when I build the foundation for the new room addition. Is there way to do this ? When I use the build foundation plan after inputting the new addition floor plan, the existing footings between the existing exterior wall and the new addition are removed. Thanks, Mike
  15. Thanks Glenn, that worked. Mike