pinehawker

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I am drawing a commercial interior and the building has full size coolers.  Once I place them along an exterior wall I need to enclose them in a wall that goes from top of cooler to ceiling.  Any help would be appreciated.  Also anywhere that I can find regular metal wall shelving.  i am using x11 premier    thank you

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Picture or graphic of some sort would help, but I think you can just build walls the size of your coolers and put in a door 'opening' the size you need to fit the cooler in.

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Could you use a soffit?

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That would be perfect I have several walls ie 30ft long with coolers o them and need to have a wall or soffit on top running the whole length. Could u tell me how you did that. Sorry I’m very new to this program. 

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Chris:

 

dragging walls up or down is not recommended

and should only be done if necessary and when you have the skill to do so

 

otherwise, the plan can become "messy"

 

there are many other methods for enclosing a fridge

 

Lew

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Maybe I’m lost here but when I am drawing in working plan view I’m looking down on the interior how do I get to where I can add or adjust on the straight on view to adjust the walls

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1 hour ago, pinehawker said:

Maybe I’m lost here but when I am drawing in working plan view I’m looking down on the interior how do I get to where I can add or adjust on the straight on view to adjust the walls

 

You might benefit from watching a video or 2. There are hour long webinars on YouTube that go over the basics of creating a plan. Lots of info available on the Chief website too.

 

https://www.youtube.com/user/ChiefArchitectInc/videos

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2 hours ago, pinehawker said:

That would be perfect I have several walls ie 30ft long with coolers o them and need to have a wall or soffit on top running the whole length. Could u tell me how you did that. Sorry I’m very new to this program. 

 

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Just make a doorway in the wall for the coolers to slide into. That way you can control the framing and headers.

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Awesome thank you all for the help on the top wall. Played around and got it looking as I need.  Now I need to find wall shelving. Is there a free form for that or does it come from a catalog

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On 6/17/2020 at 9:30 AM, pinehawker said:

Maybe I’m lost here but when I am drawing in working plan view I’m looking down on the interior how do I get to where I can add or adjust on the straight on view to adjust the walls

Wall height is controlled by the “ROOM” specification.  

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do you ever loose the cursor on the plan.  I have noticed at times i loose the cursor and have to restart to get it back.  

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