Rafter size not displaying correctly in section view


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I'm having an issue where the framing members for a flat roof (1/4" slope) over a porch are not displaying correctly in the cross section. My default setting for rafter size and the specification in the roof plane dialogue for that roof plane are set to 5 1/2", but it always draws the cross section as a 2x4. If I select any of the framing members individually and open the dialogue box, it says it's 5 1/2". The trusses and framing for the rest of the house all come in correctly. Any quick thoughts come to mind?


also, Is it better to upload a screen shot showing the problem or the whole file on here?



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1 minute ago, LongTermDev said:

Sorry, forgot to add that I'm running Premier X12 in Chief Architect.


You can set that up in your signature so that it always shows for those that are helping out.

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1 hour ago, Chopsaw said:

Usually both  are the best practice.  You may have a soffit setting issue but hard to know without the file.


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Thanks Chopsaw

It was the underlying subfascia specs were causing it to default back down to 3.5". Once I changed those, even though I have no soffits because the roof is nested inside parapet walls, it drew the rafters to the correct size. 

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