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I have designed a very large deck and the client wanted to take 2' off in one direction and another 3' in the other.  I have custom framed the deck framing per the engineer and don't want to change the framing.  The problem is that I need to rebuild the deck in order to not show the decking from overhanging the framing.  Is there a way to just rebuild the decking and not the framing of the deck itself. as you can from the rendering shown below you can see that the decking overhangs the decking.  Everytime I rebuild it it changes the framing per CA.

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There are a few ways, but I would personally just Delete, Trim, and/or Stretch CAD to trim/pull back the decking. 

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Thanks Michael,  I knew it was simple as that.  Delete and trim,,,

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