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Draft it Help System

The complete Help system for Draft it is available on these pages.

How To The Program Interface
File Menu The Ribbon
Architectural Ribbon Page Draw Ribbon Page Modify Ribbon Page Settings Ribbon Page Views & Zoom Ribbon Page Command Specific Ribbons Minimise/Expand the Ribbon
System Toolbar Quick Access Toolbar Command Window Drawing Tabs Layout Explorer Properties Explorer Referenced Drawings Status Bar Symbol Library Explorer

Available in: Architectural

The Roof button Roof commands in Draft it can be used to add many different types of roofs to walled structures using a number of different input methods.

Roofs can be added to walls in a number of different ways such as
Roof From Walls, Roof From Rectangle and Roof From Polyline.

You will find information about these different methods on their corresponding help pages.

Some of the roof and dormer types that can be created can be seen here in these screen shots of the user interface below.

Roof from walls drawing tool
Create dormer drawing tool

You will also have the ability to add accessories to roofs such as Add Gutter, Angled Ridge Tile, Add Downpipe, Stepped Flashing, Box Valley and many more to help you show a vast amount of detail in your architectural building plans.

Roof Openings can also be added and many other adjustments can be made to the aesthetics of the roof such as Fascia Boards, Barge Boards, Overhang, Pitch, Eaves Height and you can even add a Dry Verge System to roofs as well.