There are various methods of defining walls in order to customize their construction, learn how to utilize different wall types, and how to manipulate them to be the perfect wall for your design.
Walls can be defined to have the exact materials and thicknesses they will be built with.
New features for railing walls introduced in Version X6: Railings can have newels and balusters, panels, or be solid framing. Handrails, posts, and wall thickness are all customizable.
Use a Room Divider Wall to separate two areas for different floor and ceiling heights, different floor finishes, molding or wall coverings.
Specify default settings for both interior and exterior wall types
Specify which walls are bearing walls and use the Build Foundation dialog to create a variety of foundations.
When a wall is accidentally drawn at an off angle, you will see an indicator on the wall to let you know that it isn't drawn at an allowed angle.
Use the railing and pony wall settings to create a glass shower enclosure.
Change how a pony wall displays in plan view as well as how openings in pony walls display.
Use the Wall Schedule tool to create a Wall Legend for all the walls in your plan.
Place wainscoting from the Library in a room and learn how to make a custom wainscoting panel using cabinets
Use 3D molding polylines and polyline solids to model custom recessed and raised panel wainscoting.
You can store customized wall types in the user library for quick access
Create multiple framing layers in your walls and stagger or align the framing members on the desired stud spacing layout.
Wallcovering can be used on individual walls or on whole rooms and can create a variety of styles.
Use the Specifications to change the wall labels that correspond to the matching wall detail.
You can create your own wall types or modify existing ones to create walls that reflect how you actually build them
Creating a stepped foundation to show brick on the above-grade portion of concrete foundation walls