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  1. Rookie65's post in Adding deck presents soffit/eave issue? was marked as the answer   
    Without seeing the plan, I am just guessing. See if you have a ceiling surface over the deck. Sometimes when a deck is made in Pro 2024, the room will be marked as "unspecified." Check to see that it is a room type of a deck and your structure. That may help
  2. Rookie65's post in Cannot keep the terrain out of the basement was marked as the answer   
    Try using the terrain hole feature, mark the area to the outside of the foundation for the whole floor, then uncheck "hide terrain intersected by building.
  3. Rookie65's post in Stairs against angled wall was marked as the answer   
    You could also try making it with landings, since they will report as stair parts and have the tread and side material that you want to make it. Start at the bottom and work up.
  4. Rookie65's post in Opening indicators will not reverse to handle side ? was marked as the answer   
    You have it checked in Legacy plan file. Go to your plan's default settings under "Plan" and look for the box near the bottom. That is where it should change for you. Double doors may be the exception to the rule, unless you mark it center hinged maybe?
  5. Rookie65's post in weird X's on floor plan was marked as the answer   
    Those look like temporary points and can be deleted by clearing temporary points in its drop down box. Not knowing which version program you are using, it may be something else like roof intersection points.
  6. Rookie65's post in Is there a way to lock a symbol from being selected on the 2D plan? was marked as the answer   
    You can copy it on the floor it's on, then go to another floor and "paste-hold position" and it'll put it the same spot it was. Then you can delete the 1st one 
  7. Rookie65's post in Changing directions of similar planking without it changing everything was marked as the answer   
    Select the floor/area that you want to change. Then open up that room and select materials. Take the flooring listed in "Plan Materials" and select it. Then copy it, save it as a name you want to use, then change the pattern and texture to the opposite degree shown, If it's part of a floor that you want to have keep the original direction, then create a room with the new material. Hope this helps
  8. Rookie65's post in Easy bathroom questions - wall tile and shower faucet was marked as the answer   
    The tile can be done a couple of ways. Either use the "break wall" tool where the walls intersect and tile just the section you want. Or you can use a soffit made of the tile material you want and manually place it.
    For the shower you can try searching for "shower hoop" and see if that works for you. There are several items to select from in the library.
  9. Rookie65's post in Home Designer Pro - Exterior Gable forms on Interior Wall was marked as the answer   
    Try reading up on "ceiling planes" and see if it helps 
  10. Rookie65's post in Deck support setback was marked as the answer   
    You can set the posts to start at the end of the beam if you know what the size of your posts will be. Then you set the posts to start at the halfway dimension of the posts and that will get them flush with the ends. Having the beam sit at the outside edge of the deck is something that I wish was an option. I usually just move it with a point-point move, raise the height whatever the depth of it is, then adjust the posts and footings to fit under it.
  11. Rookie65's post in Hangers was marked as the answer   
    Not available for Home Designer, yet is available in a download
  12. Rookie65's post in I am not sure what this roof component is called was marked as the answer   
    It doesn't really have a name other than a return. Just go to the roof, use the "break line" tool where the roof and brick intersect, then drag the section of the roof over the distance you want it to be. Works the same when you want to have the roof extend to cover corner boards, etc.
  13. Rookie65's post in Reference Floor was marked as the answer   
    When you are on the layout page, go to the "Display Options" box up top, open it, and uncheck "Layout Box Labels" and that should take care of it.
  14. Rookie65's post in Pergola on Roofdeck Doesn't show up in Elevation View was marked as the answer   
    As each camera view type has items that can be turned on or off, check to see if exterior furniture or fixtures is turned on for that view.
  15. Rookie65's post in Changing sidings was marked as the answer   
    Yes, very simple. Create a new wall type that has the siding you want. Then change just the gable walls to the new wall type in plan view on your attic level. As a side note, since it's a gable wall, you may not want the drywall on the inside, so delete that as well while you're creating the new wall. Then when you draw your section view, it will show studding and not drywall inside.
  16. Rookie65's post in Cantilever Second Floor was marked as the answer   
    Open the terrain building option box, look for terrain hole and draw that around the 1st floor walls, except where the cantilever is. Line it up to the outside of the foundation walls. Then go to the terrain and uncheck "hide terrain intersected by building." You'll want to have auto-build terrain on. It's one of those things in the program that makes no sense, yet that is the way I use to fix it. It will happen with most any projection except decks.
  17. Rookie65's post in Bump out wall was marked as the answer   
    Thank you for all of the help. Worked like a charm.
  18. Rookie65's post in Angles soffits for under gable trim was marked as the answer   
    Thank you all. Will give it a try. I appreciate the help very much.
  19. Rookie65's post in Library disappeared? was marked as the answer   
    Thank you Robin. Kbird got me squared away this morning.
  20. Rookie65's post in deck/porch building underground? was marked as the answer   
    I actually have it working now. I must have messed some seting up. With any luck I will be able to wrap this up for my customer shortly to review. I appreciate the fast reply from you. Great to have this type of support. Thank you