A Dickey Roof is a style of ¬hip roof that is characterized by deep, shallow-pitched eaves combined with a steeper upper roof. Also known as witches hat.
Creating a dutch hip or dutch gable roof can be accomplished by following the steps within this article.
If you need a skylight shaft to be flared, you can accomplish this by displaying and editing the ceiling hole polyline associated with the skylight shaft.
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.
In this example, we will add flared eaves to an automatically generated gambrel roof. This will require three different roof planes on each side of the ridge.
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.