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Quick question...can an attic wall be a "pony wall"?  I'm trying to create this gable end detail where there is a protruding decorative gable over a "siding covered" gable.  See attached pic.  

 

This wall is designated as an "attic wall"...but, as you can see the roof is not trimming the wall off.  

 

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Check your wall definitions and make sure they are the same main layer thickness.  It shouldn't matter but I have seen it do odd things if they are not the same.

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That pony wall problem is a bug, I think I reported several years ago.

 

But, just grab the top outside corner of the lower wall in drag it in a bit. It will snap into place -- sort of.

 

Some quick examples. Brick for the upper wall. 16" concrete.

 

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It's easy enough to draw in a secondary wall, drag the bottom up and cap the bottom. The frieze even works -- sort of.

 

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Or, use a solid.

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59 minutes ago, solver said:

 

 

Thanks Eric...I do these so rarely I forget how.  I just used a p-solid.  It’s easy and fast.   

 

Also - as you suggested - just grabbing the pony wall and pulling it in corrected the attic wall...

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