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Per usual, I am having trouble getting things to work with manual roofs. Trying to accomplish something like the attached picture and can't quite make it happen. Is there a way to trim rafter tails, like you can with trusses using a truss base?  Wondering what you recommend for this kind of overlay.  I have attached a quick detail to help portray what I am going for.

 

Thanks in advance for the help,

 

Austin 

 

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Others know far more about framing than I, but I had this model open so I gave it a try.

 

There is no ceiling on my porch, and the front wall of the house is brick.

 

I don't think Chief will generate the flat 2x laying on the main rafters, but this looks close.

 

What specifically are you having trouble with?

 

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Thanks for the response Eric, I guess what I am really having a hard time with is the gable end of the porch roof and how to get it to fill in completely (see attached photo).

 

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I will have to manually manipulate the rafters after I get them as close as I can with Auto-roofs, which is a pain, but it is what it is. 

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Drag the end of the wall up into the corner.

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Like most things in Chief, the answer is it depends. Post you plan file for more than just guessing.

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Clearly, your sidewall is being stopped by the roof plane, properly adjust the roof plane so it is no longer cutting off that side wall and then all is well.

 

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On the attic level, there are two walls. The lower one is Chief auto attic wall. The upper one I drew in and set to Roof Cuts Wall At Bottom.

 

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In the future remember also that when your in the attic level you can turn on reference display to see your lower walls so you know where you need to place the attic walls that Chief does not add automatically. 

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