Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Create a basic roof, part of Up and Running with Vectorworks.
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…Now that all of our walls are drawn, we can cover our house with a roof.…Again, we'll create a new design layer to hold the roof elements.…I'll go to Tools > Organization > Design Layers, and select floor two and hit New.…I'll call this roof, and say okay.…I'll make sure that the layer wall height is set to zero and…the elevation is twenty one foot four and say okay.…Now, I'm going to turn scan two invisible and say okay.…
In the layer options make sure that Show, Snap, and Modify Others is turned on.…This will allow us to use the Floor two exterior walls as the base for our rood.…To create the roof, we're going to use a closed polygon to define our roof shape.…Select the 2D polygon tool, make sure that the outer boundary mode is selected and…draw a circle around the outside of our house.…We've just created a closed 2D polygon on the roof layer.…Now, we'll go to AEC and click Create Roof.…
Here, we have all of the options for our roof.…For this particular instance, I'm going to set the roof pitch to four to 12 and…
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