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#1 John Mayfield

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Posted 17 July 2021 - 08:05 PM

New user. After drawing a line in roof mode is there a way to edit it (move, trim and etc) in that mode or any other mode besides draw mode? A bit frustrated. John

#2 Fred Russell

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Posted 18 July 2021 - 06:17 AM

Don't think there is a way to draw a "line " in roof mode. Without giving it much thought, I don't think you can draw a line in any mode but "drawing" mode.

Most everything is an object, like "roof outline"

 

Guess question would be , what are you trying to accomplish.

 

Understanding the program like anything is maybe a little frustrating at first.

For me it made sense that drawing a wall for instance, you are drawing a 3D wall, which is an object, not lines.

So like the roof lines, aren't lines, they are hips, ridges, eaves, etc. 



#3 Henry Buckner

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Posted 18 July 2021 - 06:25 AM

Press "L" to  draw a line in roof mode. 



#4 Mark Petri

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Posted 19 July 2021 - 10:04 AM

Or edit your setup in each mode you want to show shapes in the tool bar. Some limitations on the editing once drawn in roof mode though.


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