A parapet roof can be created using halfwalls or solid railings and then specifying a roofing material for the Parapet room’s floor.
You can create or import a symbol and specify that it sit on the top of the roof in your plan using the Sits on Roof option in the Symbol Specification dialog.
Roof returns can be specified on a wall by wall basis by using the Auto Roof Return setting on the Roof tab of the Wall Specification dialog.
Learn how to set your defaults for building a roof, how to draw roof planes to create a hip roof, and how to create a roof planes for a gable roof.
Newer products have a ridge cap tool. To Create ridge caps in older products it is necessary to manually create and edit roof planes.
In addition to the automatic roof returns, roof returns can be created by drawing and placing manually drawn roof planes.
The display of Roof Intersection Points can be toggled using the Automatically Place Roof Intersection Points setting on the Architectural panel of Preferences.
Chief Architect's roof generation tools can make create a half-hip roof easy.
The automatic roof utility allows you to create a variety of roof designs using the Build Roof dialog and the roof directives that you can set in the Walls.
A clerestory is an interior wall built above part of the roof with high windows to let in light and can be created using the Roof Cuts Wall at Bottom setting.