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Also using main layer only, Only shows the wall and Im trying to remove the extra lines while keeping 8 inches + showing the wall type

 

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image.thumb.png.f36010b57cebbccae59eb389c289333f.png If you want the main layer to be 8". The main layer must be 8" The walls are composed of layers. You can make a wall type to meet your criteria.

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All I want is regular stucco walls and regular interior walls with drywall that are 4". The problem I keep having is when I use the interior dimension it goes off block or the stud and give me terrible dimensions so it messes with it.

 

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10 minutes ago, Logan123 said:

The problem I keep having is when I use the interior dimension it goes off block or the stud and give me terrible dimensions so it messes with it.

 

Is your problem about how walls display, or how dimensions work?

 

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Well I just wanna be able to remove the extra lines on a wall and have the ability when I use the interior dimensions it doesn't give me a 16th. When I add room name and it displays the dimensions it give me like 20' 2 3/18" x 15' 8 15/16". Im trying to avoid that because down here we do everything by 2" 4" 8"

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You can create a custom wall type with only one layer, and make it whatever thickness you want

 

That should accomplish your goal but it will mess with all sorts of other aspects of the program such as 3D displays, material lists, framing plans etc etc

 

4 minutes ago, Logan123 said:

it give me like 20' 2 3/18" x 15' 8 15/16". Im trying to avoid that because down here we do everything by 2" 4" 8"

 

Lay out your rooms using temp dimensions and move-tab-enter

 

 

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using the Interior Dimension tool it always grabs to the block and it messes up measurements 

also the I was trying to figure out how to just have a complete 8" thick wall without the stucco or the drywall or any of that Im not trying to add detail it'll always be 2-d

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3 minutes ago, Logan123 said:

using the Interior Dimension tool it always grabs to the block and it messes up measurements 

 

You can tell that tool to locate surfaces.

 

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11 minutes ago, Logan123 said:

How would I find the Dimension defaults tool?

 

 

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9 minutes ago, Logan123 said:

also how would I go about just have a single line for the walls like no color or texture on a regular blueprint

 

 

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"All I want is regular stucco walls and regular interior walls with drywall that are 4""

 

In the real world, interior walls are usually 4 1/2", assuming that you are using 2x4 framing and 1/2" drywall.  By default, the program is setup to create and display models much more accurately than what it sounds like you want.   

 

The good news is that you should be able to set things up to do exactly what you want but you will first need to learn how.  I highly recommend that you start by watching the training videos though. 

 

You might want to start with the Quick Start Series:

https://www.chiefarchitect.com/videos/playlists/138/quick-start-video-series.html

 

Then I would encourage you to watch both the wall and dimension series:

https://www.chiefarchitect.com/videos/playlists/85/walls.html

https://www.chiefarchitect.com/videos/playlists/92/dimensions.html

 

 

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You need to decide between an accurate drawing for building and drafting conventions or a drawing that meets your visual criteria. I was doing drawings (post 2008 crash) for Realtors to show the floor plans for marketing. I made a wall of various thickness's, single layer. That sounds like what you want.

 

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2 hours ago, Logan123 said:

also the I was trying to figure out how to just have a complete 8" thick wall without the stucco or the drywall or any of that Im not trying to add detail it'll always be 2-d

 

Like I said, single-layer wall, make it whatever thickness you want, and it will do what you want

 

It will screw with the 3D but you just said that doesn't matter, so there you go

 

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