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jamiraux

Roof causing gap in wall??

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Hello,

I can't figure out how to get the roof in my attached photo to overhang and therefore not cause the gap in the wall? If I open the object of the wall that is supporting the roof section in question and edit the overhang length it doesn't apply to the side I am attempting to fix....I am using HD suit 2017.

thank you for any help you provide! Ive attached a jpeg of the wall gap and my plan file...

thanks again!

Jess

MarksHousetest2.plan

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It's the attic wall that's causing the gap, seems like the walls won't align properly. I would send this to tech support.

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But...there is a work-around.

On level 2,  draw a new wall outside the offending east wall. Open this wall and set it to your 'high shed' gable.

Extend the north wall over to the new wall, thereby creating a new room (a long narrow room).

Open the the new room and check 'use soffit surface for ceiling'.

Open the roof dialog and uncheck 'auto rebuild roof'.

 

You can now delete the new wall and move the extended north wall back into place.

If any osb is showing in the soffit area, try opening and reclosing the east wall.  That usually gets rid of the osb and makes the whole soffit white.

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Thank you both for your help, Jo_Ann I did your work around and it appeared to do the trick!

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Something told me to wait till Jo_Ann shows up and then post a response. :)

 

I think tech support, should have look though. You shouldn't have to do a workaround for that one.

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LawB10

I agree.  I also would like to understand what causes that, because I have encountered it many times.

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