Tileing half a wall

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Sorry this may be an easy answer but I am unable to find it the search or knowledge base. 


I have a bathroom wall that has a tub surround and I would like to tile only half of the wall. Is there a tool that I can use to create a section?


i have tried the polyine solid, polyline box etc, as seen in the picture here with the arrow, but when i go to place the material, the whole wall is tiled. 


The wall also pictured is what I want to put tile on half of. From the right of the window to the left, under the window i only want to tile. 

any help would be great


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If you want to place the tile on just one side or face of the polyline solid, use a reshaped soffit to carry the tile material and place it on the surface you wish to see. This should work, no matter what software or version you have.



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  • 2 weeks later...

In adding to this question, if I have a full wall of tile, how do remove that tile and set it back to a wall of drywall? i can't seem to find how to do that. 

I can remove it from the soffit as I can double click and set the material to drywall where the tile is, but on the exterior wall (as pictured) I can't do that. 




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