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MORPHS dragging a line in the 'Z' direction

Anonymous
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I am just learning to use the morph tool.
To simulate a gable roof I create a morph cube.
I select the morph in 3D view and activate the morph tool.
I then am able to draw the line bisecting the top plane for the would-be roof ridge.
However, when I select that line using CTRL-SHIFT, I can only move it along the top plane.
How do I move it in the 'Z" direction?
Am I missing something?

Thanks for your help.
Dennis

Archicad SE 2013
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Karl Ottenstein
Moderator
Yes, after selecting with ctrl-shift anywhere along the line, select the first button in the bottom row of the pet palette that looks like a cube in 3-axes (free 3d movement) - and hold the shift key down as you move and snap to the z-axis (color highlight).

I assume you're doing this to get a SketchUp type learning experience, rather than to actually model a gable roof, which is more accurately/properly done with the roof tool?
One of the forum moderators   •   AC 25 USA and earlier   •   MacOS 11.6.5, iMac Pro

Anonymous
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Thanks for your response.
Maybe the SE edition is different.
The bottom button of the pet pallete is 'editing plane'.
None of those functions seems to help.
I don't see a cube with 3-axis.

Karl Ottenstein
Moderator
The Morph pet palette should look like the attached. I don't know that SE2013 has a limited version. I suspect something else is happening.
One of the forum moderators   •   AC 25 USA and earlier   •   MacOS 11.6.5, iMac Pro

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