Can't connect wall and dormer wall to make open to below


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Hey all, as the title implies I have created these two dormers and connected them with interior walls but from reason I can't select just the dormer area because the walls don't fully connect. What am I doing wrong? TIA!

ETA I am using Architectural 
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When I attempt to drag it over I get this:

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Ha if only I could, when I attempt to connect them (by dragging them together) I get the error above (Cannot build walls because existing walls are in the way. 

I am in Home Designer Architectural, I'll add it to my sig. 

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So I got one of the dormers to work by running the wall on the inside. 

 

The other still doesn't work. Here is a little video that will maybe throw a little light on the problem. 
 

 

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19 minutes ago, Jo_Ann said:

Maybe this is what you are trying to do?

 

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That's a great suggestion but unfortunately did not work. It creates a weird space that doesn't need to be there and isn't present in the front. 



Here is the back.

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And the front
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New file attached for reference. 

Jake's File2.plan

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So, do the same thing that you did up front.

The reason it didn't work for you in your video, is because you have to keep a small gap between the dormer wall, and the interior wall.

 

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