I can't figure out how to stop the foundation walls from reaching all the way to the eaves on the second floor when adding a bump out addition. There doesn't seem to be a setting to make it recognize the overhang is the roof and to stop at the first floor.
This dotted line (highlighted yellow) has been appearing on a few projects that I am working on. I can't seem to get rid of it or even click it! Not sure if it is part of the roof but it is not the depth of the eave so really not sure what it is showing! It seems to follow the roof line but not always...your help would be much appreciated!
Running Chief Architect Premier X10
I'm getting beat-up by Chief pretty good this weekend. I've been fighting with these parapet gables since Friday, figured I would get it sorted over the weekend but I'm having lots of trouble and figure it's time to ask for help
I got the rough form down, but trying to iron it all out is killing me. Whenever I make an adjustment or move a wall, other unrelated walls move and change shape.
I'm also not sure how to get the lower floor walls to do what I want, which is to have a 2" brick return (photoshopped image attached).
I've attached the plan, and would greatly appreciate any advice here. I'm willing to change tactics if anyone has a better way of making these.
The process I followed to create the parapets was 1) move roof up in Z 2) change attic walls to regular walls and modify an edge to get it to retain changes 3) move roof back down 4) drag roof planes back and snap to the inside edges of walls.
I set my eave overhang in Build Roof, to 600mm. But for some parts of the roof, i want a reduced overhang (like over the porch). I can reduce the overhang on a gable wall by setting the ovrhang property in the wall specification for the roof. But for the non gable wall, that setting does nothing and Chief always just uses the global value. Is this correct, or am i doing something wrong?
Its a simple roof and there are only a few places where i need a non-standard roof overhang, but the only way i have found to do it is to manually change the roof planes.