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21 How to Create a Flared Skylight Shaft

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.

22 How to Create Curved or Flared Eaves

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.

23 Joining a Barrel Roof to a Flat Roof Plane

After being drawn, the side of a curved roof plane can be joined to a side of a flat roof plane by using the Join Roof Planes edit tool.

24 Joining Curved Roof Planes

One way to create as barrel roof is to jointwo roof planes. It is best to join them before they are specified as curved.

25 Message: A roof overhang may intrude too far into a wall.

This warning message displays when a roof plane overhang is extending into a wall in your plan rather than butting against the wall's surface.

26 Message: A roof with zero length baseline was detected

If a roof baseline has a length of zero, you may receive this error message.

27 Message: Placing an automatic dormer.

Automatic Dormers have an assortment of requirements that need to be met before they can be generated correctly.

28 Raising or Lowering a Roof Plane

Change the height of a roof plane by specifying a new baseline height or by using the Transform Replicate Object tool.

29 Removing the Roof Pitch Indicators from Perimeter Walls

Removing roof pitch indicators is easy within Home Designer Pro and Chief Architect Products.

30 Specifying a Gutter for a Roof

The Library Browser includes a selection of gutter profiles that can be applied to both automatically generated and manually drawn roofs.