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I am using Home Designer Suite 2015.  I have completed my main floor design and I'm starting to work on the basement.  I have been successful in creating window wells and putting windows on basement walls.  However, when I start putting up 4" interior walls over the basement/foundation walls, my windows get covered up.  Is there something I can do with the window attributes to correct this problem?

 

See attached image.

 

Thanks in advance.

 

 

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You might have to copy/paste the windows in to the interior wall or place a pass-through, depending on the look you're trying to achieve. 

Chief Premier has double wall options to handle doors/windows for this kind of scenario, but none of the Home Designer programs do.

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I sort of stumbled onto that solution.  I did put another window on the inside wall which appeared to do what I wanted.  I also tried putting the window on the inside wall and then creating an opening on the outside wall, but that didn't work.  I'll try the opposite.  Otherwise, I'll just double up the windows.  That's unfortunate that I would need Home Designer Pro to make a proper fix.

 

Thanks for your help.

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This issue came up last year but I am unsure if in Suite you can modify/Copy Wall definitions ? , if not the Window and Pass through on the

inside is the only way ( use a Doorway for a Door)

but here are the threads from last year, on altering the Wall definition way....

https://hometalk.chiefarchitect.com/index.php?/topic/430-basement-windows/#entry2310

https://hometalk.chiefarchitect.com/index.php?/topic/419-framing-not-showing-in-self-defined-wall/#entry2311

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