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I have a two-story building that I am designing and it has a bay window on the first and second floor that aligns with the first floor.  The first floor window has been replaced by a sliding patio door.  I can see no way of putting a door in the walls generated by the bay window option.  You may delete a window, or insert another window, but not a door.  

 

Is there a way to do this, other than to replace the bay window with discrete walls?

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This might be overly simple but could you just use a 72"x80" window set on the floor and label it a door?

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Not really.  Not a bad idea, but this is for submission for a building permit.  

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I created a door on the left and a window on the right.  Can you tell the difference?

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Untitled 2.jpg

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Can't tell the difference here, but what about the plan view, sections and framing?  What about the door sill?

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ShaneK  Yes that is what I am going to do.  I just wondered if I was missing something.  It would be good to be able to explode the bay window assy.

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I had honestly forgotten there was a bay window tool. I see by this post that it is still as useless as the last time I tried to use it. I use walls for all bay situations, there simply is not enough freedom with that "tool" for it to be useful. I'm glad Shane pointed you in the right direction.

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