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    Several Truss Issues

    Hi Guys Using HD Pro 10 Having many issues with trusses. I have my framing complete I can't add trusses without roof planes (asks me if I want to create general framing member) Build roof planes: Get this (roof planes hidden). I assume the walls have to be extended thru the gable at this point Add first truss. All looks OK Copy trusses Seem to have truss and gable end wall Seem to have birdsmouth cut on truss Change end truss to dropped end. Lose overhang and it sinks into top plates I figure I MUST be doing something wrong. Plan attached. Can anyone tell me where I'm gong wrong? Thanks Mark 01. Garage v3 (22x24f).plan
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    Import DXF

    Thanks I bought Pro 10 a few years back for a big remodel. Can't justify the upgrade to latest version. Will try and find a dxf converter
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    Truss roof overhang alignment

    Hi All I built a truss roof with an 18" overhang. For some reason the overhangs isn't aligned with remainder of roof. Can anyone tell me why and how to fix? screenshots and project attached (using HD Pro 10 BTW) Garage Slab and Trusses - pitch 4-12.plan
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    Import DXF

    Hi David It's a regular DXF file, but for some bizarre reason you can't upload dxf files to this forum, so I added the .txt extension so the forum software doesn't complain
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    Import DXF

    Hi Guys Anyone had any luck importing DXF files? I want to purchase a site plan on line and import into HD Pro 10. But all I get is the database conversion dialog for hours (file attached, but with txt extension because I can't upload DXF) Regards mark 2000 Vista Rd v2004.dxf.txt
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    Trace over plat of survey

    Hi Guys I have a plat of survey that is 1":20' scale. I need to produce a site plan and a version of the survey that has the location of my new detached garage. Is there a way to place the existing survey as a background image and "trace' over it with cad tools? If not what's the easiest way to recreate? I started by transferring coordinates point by point, but it's laborious process. i'm sure there's a better way regards mark
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    Resize detached garage on slab

    it worked, but was a lot more work than I anticipated (and a lot of cleanup to do afterwards)
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    Resize detached garage on slab

    Hi Guys Using HD10. I've designed a 24x24 detached garage on monlithic slab. Biggest city will let me do is 20x20, so need to resize. Can't figure out how to do it. Can someone point me in right direction? Thanks Mark Garage Slab and Trusses 20x20- pitch 4-12.plan
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    SmartSide (or similar) material

    Hi All Looking for a material like LP SmartSide http://www.menards.c...t/p-2238339.htm Anyone know if there's anything similar available? Thanks mark