Wall Framing

Generate and manipulate wall framing; set framing member type and size, frame walls with multiple framing layers, add wall blocking in a framing detail.

Number
Title / Description


5239

9:32

Door and Window Framing Controls

Framing components for doors and windows can be specified in defaults and modified on an opening by opening basis where needed.

Video No. 5239


10123

8:06

Wall Blocking for Cabinets

Use the wall bridging tool to creating a framing member for kitchen wall cabinets.

Video No. 10123


331

16:14

Building the Wall Framing

The Wall, Openings, and Headers tabs in the Build Framing dialog are all referenced by the program to determine how walls are framed.

Video No. 331


334

4:45

Framing Walls with Different Studs and Variable Stud Spacing

The Framing material type can be used to calculate stick framing quantities when assigned to the Main Layer of a wall type definition.

Video No. 334


5317

8:57

Multiple Wall Framing Layers

Create multiple framing layers in your walls and stagger or align the framing members on the desired stud spacing layout.

Video No. 5317


501

3:54

Specifying How to Frame Wall Intersections

Set the default for how all wall corner intersections frame, then modify individual ones as desired.

Video No. 501


332

10:07

Editing the Wall Framing Detail

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.

Video No. 332


5304

7:42

Framing Labels, Wall Labels, and Wall Details

Use the Specifications to change the wall labels that correspond to the matching wall detail.

Video No. 5304


333

4:47

Controlling Unwanted Wall Framing

Check Retain Wall Framing to preserve the framing of the selected wall when the wall framing is globally rebuilt.

Video No. 333


340

6:06

Balloon Framing Walls

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.

Video No. 340


316

4:39

Designating Platform or Balloon Framing Conditions

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.

Video No. 316


319

8:39

Changing Floor Joist and Wall Framing Types

A room's default floor structure and finish definitions are determined by its Room Type.

Video No. 319


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