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I am trying to draw suspended ceilings for my office area and having a problem with the suspended ceiling not starting a new grid alignment between some offices in 3D view. I want each office to have it own ceiling grid layout so I don't end up with small edges and misaligned ceiling tile and lights. It works between some rooms but not others. Here is what I do...I use "Draw Line" to layout my ceiling pattern, then I place my recessed lights where I want them, I go into "Room Specifications" -> "Materials" -> "Ceiling Finish" and select "Square Ceiling Tile." After all that, I go to camera view...I then use "Adjust Material Definition" and select the ceiling. On the "Pattern" tab and the "Texture" tabs I change the "Horizontal Offset" and "Vertical Offset" to match the lights. In some cases this works fine and other times the Horizontal Offset and the Vertical Offset don't stop and the interior walls and they adjust the ceiling on the other side of the wall (in the next office.) I can't figure out what I am doing differently that causes it to work properly some times and not others. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thank you, David-R
I have a persistent problem with gaps in my porch ceilings in between the finished surface and the underside of the roof structure. I know it has to be a setting i have wrong but i cannot figure it out! Current project is a barndominium with a gable porch.
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I do not even have client yet. But contractor roughly gave me info. I need the 2nd floor living area to be under roof of this metail bldg. with 16 ft eave ht. I was making 1st floor ceiling under living area at garage 2 area and then garage area 1 open to steel rafters. When I make a bldg. section it is not putting cabinets and room where it is surpose to be. I want it to be like attached elevation. when I make the garage area to ceiling 11' then it changes the whole right side of bldg. eave ht.
I would apprciate any help.
Starr.Cole Seabrook Metal Bldg.plan
I'm not sure when this happened or how it happened but my ceiling isn't meeting the wall in the basement. The separation is from the garage. I created a brand new plan to make sure my heights all matched up correctly and they do. Can you tell by looking at my screenshots what might be happening or what I need to do to fix it? Photo on the left is the wall/ceiling in the basement. The photo on the right is from the garage.
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Trying to figure out how the material list works and generates its numbers, Am a student and still relatively new at chief. Below is a project have been working on and this is the first time I have been asked to do a full material list. Have watched all the tutorials on it but cannot seem to find out why its giving such long 2x6 boards. The plan is attached below to look at.
Litchtman Chief plan 1-23-19.plan