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I'm using X11 premier on a mac -- I have an exterior garage wall (with a centered garage door) and a gable end -- I'd like to split the attic wall of the gable end into 3 parts -- the central region above the garage door, and the left and right, to have a different material above the garage door.
I have Default Settings > Roof > Auto Rebuild Roof set to Off
I have Default Settings > Framing > Automatically Build Floor and Ceiling Framing Off on all framing types.
I have Default Settings > Walls > General Walls > Auto Rebuild Attic Walls set to Off
If I delete the roof and ceiling planes with Build > Roof > Delete [X] and then use the Build > Roof > Build Roof ... dialog to rebuild the roof and attic from scratch -- I leave the Auto Rebuild Roofs set to Off, to be clear -- and then edit the resulting gable roof on the attic layer, I can split it twice to produce the three separate wall sections, but once I change the exterior material on any of the sections, the three wall segments get replaced with a single wall again. The new wall has my selected material, but that does me no good as I need the distinct secgments.
Anyone know what setting do I need to turn off to maintain the manually edited gable end? Or is this a mac bug?
Or, barring that, does anyone know what approach will let me give the desired finish detail (attached a pic of a freehand elevation)?
I've been learning CA for about a month and have some challenges on a plan that I cannot figure out. I have attached a perspective with color markups and the plan. I would appreciate some input on how to fix these items.
1. Red: The 2nd floor system is 14" trusses. I cannot figure out how to fill the two indicated areas.
2. Blue: I cannot figure out how to get rid of the stair rail against the wall without losing some of the wall behind.
3. Green: I cannot figure out how to put a cap on this half wall; also there is no ceiling drywall directly above it.
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Having an issue with wall framing height. Never had this before and have recently upgraded to X11, so wondering if it's operatior error or the program, etc. Anyway here goes:
This shows exactly what happens. The wall framing does not go up to support the plate height.
Have checked the following to no avail:
Verified ceiling height was accurate
Wall is marked 'baloon through ceiling above' so we're not talking about a hidden attic wall messing this up - the wall actually does go up to the rafter - just the framing does not.