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I've been learning CA for about a month and have some challenges on a plan that I cannot figure out.  I have attached a perspective with color markups and the plan.  I would appreciate some input on how to fix these items.

1. Red: The 2nd floor system is 14" trusses.  I cannot figure out how to fill the two indicated areas.

2. Blue: I cannot figure out how to get rid of the stair rail against the wall without losing some of the wall behind.

3. Green: I cannot figure out how to put a cap on this half wall; also there is no ceiling drywall directly above it.

 

Any help is greatly appreciated.

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1. Red. I do not see or understand the problem in my copy of the plan. Maybe fixing 2 & 3 fixed it?

2. Blue. Turn off the right railing in the stair dbx.

3. Green. Make that wall a railing wall. 

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To get the cap on the half wall, open the wall and check "railing" in the wall specification dialogue. Under the "Rail Style" tab select "solid" and your cap should appear. It kinda looks like you used a full height wall and drug it down. That also fixes your drywall issue above it.

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Many of your walls have the top and bottom heights changed. You will find that working with the program using its available settings will result in a model with fewer problems.

 

There are settings for walls like Roof Cuts Wall At Bottom and Lower Wall type When Split By Butting Roof, using Pony Walls, using doorways to create openings etc.

 

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Suggest you use Edit>Reset To Defaults to reset wall top and bottom heights, then go from there. Check wall alignments floor to floor.

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Rosco2017 and Charles Volz,

Your recommendation about the railing wall did the trick...easy once you know what to change!

 

CharlesVolz,

The railing suggestion worked.  I thought I had tried this several times.

 

Solver,

Your observation about top and bottom wall heights is correct.  I'm going to save a copy, read up on the settings you mention, and Reset To Defaults as you suggest.

 

Thank you all for your input!

 

 

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