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change wall ht does not change roof framing

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I'm designing a simple pump house 12x10. I created the drawing neglecting to reset my default ceiling ht of 108". Roof framing was generated correctly, see attached jpg. I want to reduce the two bearing walls to 93" which I set under Structure tab. This only changes the room ceiling height (which I unchecked so it doesn't show). I want the plate height on the two bearing walls supporting the rafters to be 93". How do I make the change?

 

Mike

X5

 

PS, the gable walls are framed as bearing walls. Any way to force non-bearing framing?

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Are things -- roofs, framing etc set to automatically rebuild?

 

12 minutes ago, PacNWMike said:

the gable walls are framed as bearing walls. Any way to force non-bearing framing?

 

What would make them non-bearing? They are supporting the ridge, so seem to be bearing.

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Framing does NOT automatically update after being built. Each time you change anything that affects framing, you have to manually order the framing to rebuild to include your ordered changes.

 

DJP

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Ooops! I had unchecked roof auto re-build :o

 

That was too easy. Thanks.

 

Re gable wall framing. Load is transferred to the two bearing walls by the rafters. The roof will stand by itself without the ends as long as there are tension members holding the walls perpendicular. The ply sheathing takes care of that here. As it is a pump house eliminating superfluous framing members will increase R value.

 

M

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