Generate and manipulate wall framing; set framing member type and size, frame walls with multiple framing layers, add wall blocking in a framing detail.
The Wall, Openings, and Headers tabs in the Build Framing dialog are all referenced by the program to determine how walls are framed.
Set the default for how all wall corner intersections frame, then modify individual ones as desired.
Wall Details are a special type of wall elevation view in which only the studs, plates and headers used to frame a selected wall display.
Use this tool or generate framing for selected objects without modifying the unselected objects.
Framing Reference Markers are reference points that specify how to lay out automatically-produced framing.
Use the Specifications to change the wall labels that correspond to the matching wall detail.
Framing components for doors and windows can be specified in defaults and modified on an opening by opening basis where needed.
Use the wall bridging tool to creating a framing member for kitchen wall cabinets.
The Framing material type can be used to calculate stick framing quantities when assigned to the Main Layer of a wall type definition.
Create multiple framing layers in your walls and stagger or align the framing members on the desired stud spacing layout.
Use the wall material settings within the Wall Type Definition dialog to specify horizontal framing members.
The Structural Member Reporting tool can save board sizes as well as pricing.
Mitered joints can be created using the Miter and Join edit tools.
Check Retain Wall Framing to preserve the framing of the selected wall when the wall framing is globally rebuilt.
Select Balloon Through Ceiling to have the top of the wall go past the ceiling platform, and if there is a wall directly above, the framing will continue upward to its bottom plate.
Select Generate Between Platforms in the Wall Specification dialog to fill in the gap between floor or ceiling platforms when the selected railing or invisible wall separates rooms with different floor or ceiling heights.
A room's default floor structure and finish definitions are determined by its Room Type.