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Roof Eave (soffit) lining height

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How do I raise the eave sheet.

 

I thought this happened automatically. When I reduce the roof overhang from 600 to 550 the eave sheet is staying at the same level. How do I raise the eave sheet or set it automatically to adjust relevative to the overhang.

 

See the attached

 

I use chief X8

 

Roof

Roof Eave.pdf

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How do I raise the eave sheet.

 

I thought this happened automatically. When I reduce the roof overhang from 600 to 550 the eave sheet is staying at the same level. How do I raise the eave sheet or set it automatically to adjust relevative to the overhang.

 

See the attached

 

I use chief X8

 

Roof

 

Attach the plan.....  but the quick answer is the soffit elevation is a function of the SUBFASCIA.  

 

If you post a plan,  I bet you will get more answers.  You have been around awhile,  you know to post the plan for the best answers.  

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I have attached the plan file. Open Section AA (of the elevations) to see the issue of the eave sheet positioned lower than the fascia line.

 

Appreicate any tips to raise the eave sheet match the fascia line

 

Rob

Sample Plan - Eave height adjustment.plan

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Rob,

Try:

Build... Roof...Edit All Roof Planes...Structure panel...Roof Size...reduce the size of the Eave Sub Fascia.

 

If you build the roof framing and display the Framing, Roof Rafters layer in a section view, you will see the sub fascia and how it effects the eaves height.

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