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  1. solver's post in How to Eliminate Roof Overhang in Front of Shed Dormer? was marked as the answer   
    Not all
     
     
     
     
     
  2. solver's post in Load Bearing Wall footer display was marked as the answer   
    Using the Foundation Wall tool, draw the footers on the foundation level.
  3. solver's post in Gable over porch was marked as the answer   
    Your porch wall is not aligned with the house wall.
     

     
     
    Aligned
     
     

  4. solver's post in Cameras and Labels do not shown when sent to Layout was marked as the answer   
    Because that's one of the many things the people at Chief decided to omit from Home Designer.
    Chief has all the functionality you desire, and it's all easy and automatic.
  5. solver's post in Rotating plan loses details? was marked as the answer   
    How did you rotate your plan?
     
    In general, you should use Edit Area when rotating a plan. Grab the rotate handle and spin it around, or use Transform/Replicate to rotate an exact amount.
  6. solver's post in Rotating plan loses details? was marked as the answer   
    How did you rotate your plan?
     
    In general, you should use Edit Area when rotating a plan. Grab the rotate handle and spin it around, or use Transform/Replicate to rotate an exact amount.
  7. solver's post in Rotating plan loses details? was marked as the answer   
    How did you rotate your plan?
     
    In general, you should use Edit Area when rotating a plan. Grab the rotate handle and spin it around, or use Transform/Replicate to rotate an exact amount.
  8. solver's post in Different Exterior Wall Heights was marked as the answer   
    Ceiling height controls wall height -- and it does not matter if you uncheck Flat Ceiling Over This Room.
     
    Roofs build over rooms.
     
    With Suite, focus on the roof first. Once it's correct, you can turn off Auto Rebuild Roofs and remove the now unneeded interior walls that may have been required to make the roof build.
  9. solver's post in Some weird things happening in HDP 24 was marked as the answer   
    The framing isn't invisible, it doesn't exist. You need to build wall framing.
     
    And you might review your wall definition. You have the exterior surface material set to be a paver and marked as framing.
     

  10. solver's post in Issue Importing Terrain Data from txt File was marked as the answer   
    I copied your data above, added a description to the first line and the import seemed to work.
  11. solver's post in CEILING AND FLOOR was marked as the answer   
  12. solver's post in Wall height issue after adding roof trusses was marked as the answer   
    @wrcolclough
     
    My estimate was a bit off. It has taken over 3 hours to upload.
     
    https://youtu.be/cVoVB5cZeyM
     
  13. solver's post in Applying different (exterior) finish to a part of a wall; wall breaks was marked as the answer   
    Use a custom backsplash. Draw a rectangle over the windows -- the program will automatically make holes for the windows.
  14. solver's post in Mixed Foundation - Walls with Footings and Grade Beams on Piers was marked as the answer   
    The program is full of "helpful" automation that will frustrate you as long as you are using it. One of the issues all users face is figuring out if it's them or the program.
    Your idea is sound, and I tried a bunch of things that I expected to work, but none did because the program is smarter than I am.
     
    Yes, adding a beam and piers needs to be done manually.
     
    Also, the Home Designer website has a search that includes the forum, and is a good place to look for solutions.
     

     
     
     
  15. solver's post in Building a stove alcove, but my studs are showing was marked as the answer   
    Don't overthink things like this -- keep it simple.
     
    https://youtu.be/3MxCDvz-RTQ
     
    To fill in the arch, take a cross section from within the alcove looking out into the room. Click the wall to place a Custom Backsplash. Open it and change its material, and set the thickness to fill the space.
     

  16. solver's post in Terrain Perimeter Greyed Out was marked as the answer   
    https://youtu.be/R-gakp3X2wM
     
  17. solver's post in HELP with elevation was marked as the answer   
    Sloped Soffit.
  18. solver's post in Dimension to center of windows and doors was marked as the answer   
    I'm using manual dimensions in the video, but you can Auto Dimension first, then edit those dimensions to do what I show.
     
     
  19. solver's post in Export elevations to PDF to scale was marked as the answer   
    Architectural lacks that feature, and it does not have Layout like Pro.
     
    There is no real need for an elevation to be scaled -- no one should be measuring it.
  20. solver's post in Stair railings was marked as the answer   
    Hold Control (or Command) and click the lower section to select only it.
    Open it and change the railing.
  21. solver's post in Stem wall with slab was marked as the answer   
  22. solver's post in Menu Box Location was marked as the answer   
    Then don't.
    Click (left click) to select, only right click if you want the Context Menu.
  23. solver's post in double sloped window shape to match roof was marked as the answer   
    Attaching the plan file will get you the best suggestion.
    I've never tried to understand these settings, but I believe you can get what you want using them.
     

  24. solver's post in 24" outside wall stud centers was marked as the answer   
    @BACLLC
     
     
  25. solver's post in Gable Roof not Generating was marked as the answer   
    Plan from video
     
     
    HDMainfloorplan (eric).zip