Floor Structure Depth stuck at 4"


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I am working on a house design in Home Architect 2018 and am having problems with the floor structure depth.  Rather than 12 5/8", the program has defaulted to 4" on my plan, and I don't see any options for changing that value.  I have reviewed the training videos on the main Chief Architect website and searched the Q&A forum, but haven't been able to find any helpful guidance.  My plan currently has one floor, but I want to add a second.  Whenever I attempt to do so, the program sets the floor structure depth of the second floor at 4" to match the value of the first floor-- this unrealistic value will impede my effort to design a realistic stair way between the two floors.  I have attached my current plan and would appreciate any guidance to help me create a realistic floor structure depth.  As an FYI, the foundation on the plan is set to "Walls with Footings" with "8 inch Concrete Stem Wall".  Thank in advance for any input!

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I opened the defaults dbx, opened levels and level one and it showed a 12 5/8" first floor framing for default...opened the first floor and it shows 4" slab with defaults not checked... checked defaults and the framing instantly appeared...built second level and checked structure...12 5/8" floor framing...I believe this is what you desired...Hope this helps

 

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Rick

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Thanks for the input Rick!  In my version of Architectural 2018, I am selecting "Edit" from the main menu, then "Default Settings",  then "Floors and Rooms", then "Current Floor", and then "Edit".... at this point, the only default selection options that I see are for "Ceiling Finish" and "Floor Finish".  I have checked both of those boxes, but it hasn't altered the Floor Structure value of 4".  I am probably missing something.   How are you getting to the "defaults dbx" that you mentioned?

 

Thanks and best regards,

Will

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Thank you, Jo Ann!  That did it...  after deleting the foundation and rebuilding it, the floor structure returned to the default of 12 5/8".  I am very grateful to both you and Rick for taking the time to respond to my posting.  Best regards, Will

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