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Trimming roof to dormer

ScoutTownsend
Contributor

When I trim the main gable to this shed dormer to remove it from the interior, it also deletes the portion underneath the dormer overhang, is causing a hole in the wall and a portion to extend past where I want it. Whats the easiest way to fix this?Screen Shot 2022-08-05 at 4.58.15 PM.pngScreen Shot 2022-08-05 at 4.58.19 PM.png

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Have you tried solid element operations? This doesn’t show correctly on plan though. There is a way to make it work but I can’t remember the best way without tinkering with it. 

Lee Hankins
ArchiCAD 4.5 - Archicad 27UKI Apple Silicon 27.2.1
macOS Sonoma (14.5)
DGSketcher
Legend

@ScoutTownsend You may want to consider using the crop to single plane roof function...

 

https://help.Graphisoft.com/AC/25/INT/#t=_AC25_Help%2F040_ElementsVB%2F040_ElementsVB-98.htm%23XREF_...

Apple iMac Intel i9 / macOS Sonoma / AC27UKI (most recent builds.. if they work)

That’s the kiddie. 

Lee Hankins
ArchiCAD 4.5 - Archicad 27UKI Apple Silicon 27.2.1
macOS Sonoma (14.5)
Djordje
Ace

use crop to roof, always. everything else results in issues.

Djordje



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