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Roof trusses build OK.

For some reason I can not build a floor truss on this plan.

I must be missing something simple.

Lenhart BK.plan

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You've tried to "draw" one?  Manually?  There is no auto-frame function that does trusses, roof or floor.

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Yes sir.

See the message I get using "Floor/Ceiling Truss" tool.

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Alan,

 

Your problem is that the material you're using for your floor structure (Pine 1) is not a Framing material.  There are a few ways you could change this, but here's one...

 

Open your Floor Structure Definition dbx, select that Pine 1 layer, click Select Material, click Plan Materials, click Edit, and then change the Material Type from "Area" to "Framing".  Then probably set your Floor Structure type to "Lumber" (although that is not necessary to get your trusses working). 

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Oh man you nailed it. I may have done this before, just hard to remember all the gotchas.

I'm back at it.

Thanks

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