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Can I create a Roof Cutout with Sides/Bottom

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I have a 1st floor addition with a sloped roof and vaulted ceiling that extends about a 1/3 of the way up the 2nd floor. To accommodate a pre-existing window on the second floor where the roof intersected the main house, a box sized space was cut into roof and just above vaulted ceiling. The space spanned the width of the window, extended out approx two feet into the roof with a depth approx 2" below the window sill. The space was enclosed in waterproof exterior material and included a drain to prevent water from entering via the window. I'm having difficulty emulating  that in Home Designer Pro. I've created a hole in the roof but I've not found a way to create the side walls and bottom of the box shape. I gave the Skyllght function a go hoping to tweak it to remove the ceiling cutout while keeping the sides, but all I ended up with was a hole in the roof and no sides. I've also tried a 3D box with two sides open that I found in the library, but as expected I couldn't find a way to conform the same to match the slope of the roof. Any thoughts on what else I could or what I may be doing wrong?  I've attached my basic house plan and a picture of what the roof looks like - you can see the cutout just above the far skylight. As I noted, the top matches the slope of the roof, but the bottom is level.  In case the signature doesn't appear I'm running Home Designer Pro 2019 on  iMac (High Sierra 10.13.6).

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DenTheMen:

You are not offering a Tip or Technique, which is what this category forum is meant for.

You are asking a question (for help), and help questions belong in the Q & A category forum.

Please post questions over there.

 

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Thank you David...had not thought of using another roof. Will try that tonight. Excellent video by the way...most appreciated. Kudo's.

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