jon_guiffre

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I am trying to create an arched front porch gable end. I was able to clip one side of the arch but I do not remember how I was able to do this. I started with a rectangle solid and removed the arch by creating a cylinder and removing the union of the two shapes. Next I created a box, and edited to a triangle, I can't remember or recreate this, and overlaid it on the arched rectangle and removed the union. I cannot figure out how to get the box/rectangle to edit to a triangle. Is there an easier way of creating this front porch feature?

 

Does CA have a library catalog that has this feature or is there somewhere that I can download one?

 

Thanks,

Steve

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Shoot an elevation, create a CAD Detail from View, and draw the shape using the CAD tools. Then copy/paste-hold to the elevation, convert the polyline to a Polyline Solid, and use a plan view to position it correctly.

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Thanks Robert for the quick description to the problem and thank you Ross for the video, it was great, I got it, though I couldn't see the bottom tool bar to see what exactly what tools you were using, I had to play it several times but got it. Thanks Robert & Ross for the help.

 

Steve Joslyn

Allied Building Contractors, LLC

 

CA 7X

Mac OS Yosemite 

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It's easier and less work if in the elevation you use a solid to start with in stead of converting a rectangular cad polyline. Doing it this way will place it in the plan view on the correct floor level as well.

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