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How To Create Exterior Framing Elevations

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Thank you in advance for your support. I can create exterior elevations which render in 3D with the skins. But I can not convert them to a framing view. I wish to show the current elevation view, then next to it in the layout file the proposed new elevation, Then create the detail drawings for each proposed new wall opening. I was thinking I could take a elevation shot of the opening and have it show as a framing view and send it to the layout page.  


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Hi a quick update,

I have looked through the camera views and toggled different layers on and off. Getting closer. In the "frame" set  toggled everything off but wall framing and sill plate. The siding still remained visible. In the 3D framing view it was too busy with all the walls in the back ground.  Does anybody have a suggest later view set for what I am out to achieve. Or am I on the wrong path here. 

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Select the wall.

On the Edit toolbar, select "Open Wall Detail". 

This is an editable view.


Will that do?

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Where is the break in the picture? Nice Drop. Yes I think so! How do I add dimension? Also which catalog has the standard construction notes in it?

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