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#1 Danial Anderson

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Posted 30 January 2021 - 11:10 AM

I am unfamiliar and have not learned how to use layers. I think this is a step in layers. but not positive im saying it correctly.

My question 

I want to present my floor framing on a page and include support walls and beams from the level below as lines to indicate ther location

Basic 101 guidelines will be appreciated

Thank you in advance

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#2 David Zawadzki

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Posted 30 January 2021 - 11:22 AM

Would cross section views work for you?


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#3 Jim Johnson

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Posted 30 January 2021 - 04:01 PM

While in Floor System mode, use Generate Drawing.  This will create a separate drawing.  The walls on that drawing will show as dashed lines.  If you want walls from below, use overlay for the lower drawing.  



#4 Danial Anderson

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Posted 31 January 2021 - 08:48 AM

Sections- i use them  and that does show the load bearing from that view.

As i look at a 2nd floor in floor mode with floor joist , i see the 2nd floor walls as dashed lines, is there a way to have the load bearing beams or walls from the main floor 

represent themselves in some fashion other than the 2nd floor walls.

Ive seen other plans where another floor was layed over another floor and i would like to know how that is done. 

 



#5 Mark Petri

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Posted 01 February 2021 - 03:43 PM

I create an overlay plan where all the layers are faded and only the things I want to show are visible. Then, I just add it to my plan set and line it up with the plan I want it "under". Helps to use reference points, have all drawings in a stack in the same location in the drawing window (same size window too).


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#6 Danial Anderson

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Posted 02 February 2021 - 07:26 AM

Im currently trying to work with SP support and learn how to use overlay and layers.

Thank you for your comments.







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