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I'm trying to generate attic trusses over a garage and they are missing the bottom chords.  The two end trusses seem to display correctly, but all the field trusses are missing the bottom chord.  The field trusses were generated by copying the end trusses using the place copies at intervals while dragging tool.  The non-attic trusses over the second garage generated just fine, so I'm not sure what I did wrong here. 

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You have ceiling joist (blue) in the same area.

 

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Read up on Attic Trusses in Help. You need two walls (shown in green) and the room between them and the outside wall needs to be set as an Attic Room.

 

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Eric, thanks again for your help, the attic wall trick looks to be what I need.

 

Where did you find that info?  I created these following the steps outlined in the help file here:  https://www.chiefarchitect.com/support/article/KB-00981/creating-roof-trusses.html    Any ceiling joists present were generated by the "build attic truss" command, as I just drew a truss using that command per the KB article and then placed additionals using the interval copy tool. 

 

 

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I had not done these, so it was a learning experience for me.

 

Ceiling joist are not associated with trusses so they were built with other framing. 

 

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