jlliles87

Manual Roof Returns

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When doing a manual roof return, is there a way to clean up the intersection of the two planes or get the return to join a plane? Anytime I'm drawing a manual return, I'm left seeing lines from both the return and main roof planes in the corners of the return. I'm not sure if I'm missing something or if this is as good as is gets on a manual return. The attached picture shows a manual return on the front, with an auto return behind it to the right. 

MANUAL RETURN PIC.jpg

PACIFIC_FIVEPLEX.plan

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That's the way manual returns look. Why are you not using an auto return?

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I've never gotten the auto return to complete  when the gable consists of a standard exterior wall and a porch wall. Is there something that can be manipulated there to make the return complete itself? I've always assumed the lack of framing where the boxed eave meets the wall was the reason it never generates. 

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Quick test -- Pro 2020 Auto Return

 

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I'll download your plan and take a look.

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Selected both walls, set full auto return.

 

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Ha! I can always count on you to make me feel like an idiot. Not sure how I messed that up, but I've been needlessly doing those manual returns for several plans now. Thanks solver.

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Here I am again on this problem now with just a simple gable. What is keeping the return from completely generating? I checked to make sure both roof planes had the same baseline and fascia height. 

GABLE RETURN.jpg

BAKER HOUSE.plan

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Rebuild the roof ...

 

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