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Changing 1st floor heights on finished 2 story as built

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Created an As Built using defaults and only after completion realize the 1st floor is not correct.

It should be several inches lower and my attempts to fix have resulted in error messages, dead ends and confusion.

 

Drawing defaults are: 

1st floor: Relative Rough ceiling 109 1/8, Absolute Floor Above 121 3/4

2nd floor: Relative Rough ceiling 97 1/8 and so finish ceiling is close enough to what I actually have in the house on the 2nd floor.

 

The actual house info: 

Slab foundation, finish floor to finish ceiling is 95.5", 1st level finish floor to 2nd level finish floor 106.5, 1st floor to garage floor is a 5.5" drop.

 

QUESTION: How to change the whole 1st floor to match what I actually have? As mentioned room by room change is not working or not making sense. 

 

When I change the finished ceiling heights to what I have on the 1st floor the "Floor above" is auto calculated too high. 3"+ larger than is actual measured.

 

 

Thanks for any help,

Chris

 

iMac

CA X9

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change the second floor defaults first and then change the first floor defaults .  everything should then work.  

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And you may have to move your roof down also;, unless you have auto rebuild roof on

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8 minutes ago, DRAWZILLA said:

And you may have to move your roof down also;, unless you have auto rebuild roof on

 

Good call,  I forgot to mention that.

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Side note on moving the roofs,

I use tranform- replicate tool for that quite often.

Group select all planes and move up or down in one shot.;)

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Rob - this answers the follow-up question before I had the chance to ask it. Thank you engaging in the topic!

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