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How to build this roof?

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What software are you using? Have you looked at the videos and Knowledge Base available on the website?

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Chief Premier x8 yes I guess I just have to play with is more, thought maybe someone could explain it better since this roof is a mix of types

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Is there something specific you need help with?

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I have quite a few videos that help you use the CA roof tools. If you so desire: www.ChiefTutor.com

 

 

The Great David Michael has some really good vids,  check them out.

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It has to be done manually because the dormers front and back cross two differing roof plan pitches. It is not rocket science by manual roof plane editing is a skill learned by study and practice, it is not a setting or dialog box type thing. Read the manual, watch the videos and then practice what you studied until you can also do it.

 

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So I think I figured out the roof lines, it was not doing what I needed it to do with dormers. My issue now is how to get the roof plans to join properly they don't seem to be working. When I am inside the bedrooms you can see the roof lines, gutters and fascia coming out the ceiling. Attached is my plan if anyone can advise how to fix this. When I join them they get all messed up. Also on the back dormer I cannot get the wall to fill in the tiny gap on the outside where the 2 roofs meet, it gets all weird when I drag it down. I have not seen any of the training videos explain how to do this.

Lombardy Plan Dormer.plan

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The front roof planes should look like this: post-1284-0-84071800-1463428803_thumb.jpg

 

And the rear one like this: post-1284-0-77847400-1463429115_thumb.jpg

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