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I've used CA for years and AutoCAD since 1985. (Yeah I'm old).
In Florida we do a lot of Block house plans. (CMU) 8x16x8 concrete blocks.
Other than manually placing block patterns. Does anyone have an easy way to do wall fill patterns to show the ACTUAL CMU BLOCK Pattern in plan view.
It would be great if it actually placed filled cells required for all window/door openings and corners. Any suggestions?
I think I have an issue with my "template" plan as I cannot get walls located above invisible walls to build correctly. The wall in the attached plan is where the ceiling transitions from 12' tall to a room with a 9' tall ceiling. I attempted the same drawing in a stock Chief template plan and everything worked like it's supposed to...so, I gather I have a setting in my template plan that is goofy...
Plan attached: Gable End Wall Not Building Plan.plan
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.
I am building a house with a gable roof with a bump out for a bedroom on the left side and a garage bumpout on the right. When i create my roof planes manually, i can get the roof to look like the simple roof i want it to be. But when i have the program auto build the roof, it adds 3 extra roof planes at all different angles. Is there a way to get the program to "auto-build" just one roof plane at a time? I just want to make sure that when i manually create the planes, it will build my trusses correctly. Or how would i go about fixing whatever is making the program build the planes at different heights?
I've attached my manually drawn roof planes and the auto-built difference. The walls are the same in both.