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While drawing the roof planes for this project, Chief generated another wall that runs across the living room (floor 2) that I have been trying to delete. At the suggestion of tech support, I highlighted the wall and unchecked "No Room Definition" & "No Locate" but that does nothing (the boxes keep rechecking themselves and the wall won't delete). This new wall also is preventing me from selecting the living room & opening the dialog box (but not the other rooms) so that I can correct the floor elevation that was thrown off by the new wall.

 

Ant ideas? Plan is attached.

 

Eric

4000 Woking Way.zip

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On the 2nd floor, select all the walls and uncheck No Room Definition.

 

Delete the wall.

 

 

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That is an attic wall.,

 

Do what Eric said.

 

 

Andy.

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Ah Ha! There was one wall in the Living Room where this box was check, problem solved. Thanks!

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