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21 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.

22 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.

23 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.

24 Message: Placing an automatic dormer.

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

25 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.

26 Removing the Roof Pitch Indicators from Perimeter Walls

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

27 Turning on the Display of Roof Intersection Points

You can locate roof plane intersection points where the ridge, hip or valley should be by turning on the preference Automatically Place Roof Intersection Points

28 Utilizing Roof Baseline Polylines

If a Roof Baseline Polyline is present in a plan, the roof directives saved with it will be used regardless of any changes that you make to roof directives.