Steve-C Posted August 30, 2014 Share Posted August 30, 2014 It seems that every time I have a plan that contains a 45 degree angle I run across this issue. Maybe it's a setting I'm unaware of, I don't know. When I dimension from 2 different sides I often get dimensions that are off by an inch (keep in mind that I always round to the nearest inch for plan appearance). When I adjust corners slightly in order to try and match these dimensions I rarely have success and usually I have to create a dimension line (from a CAD line) in order to make it work out. What really drives me nuts is when I try and adjust these walls I notice that more often that not, the number is not rounded to the nearest inch. For example; I'm working on one now where I had to shorten one side but keep the other side the same and one side had an even 2'-2". When I reduced that dimension by 1/8" the displayed dimension dropped to 2'-1". Why is that? Shouldn't the dimension round to the nearest inch? I'm sure I'll get a lot of "you should never round off" comments but this is how I learned and it (usually) saves a lot of time (except when 45 degree angle are involved). It's been my experience as a build that the plans with excessive fractions will confuse a framing crew in a hurry. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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