A dynamic set of lines (2 or 4 depending on the wall type selected) representing the first wall segment will be drawn from this point to the cursor.
In addition to this an arrow is displayed to identify the external face of the wall, see below.
During wall drawing the Ribbon displays the following additional options.
Whilst drawing walls these settings can be changed. 'Justification' can be set as either Left, Centre or Right.
This is the position of the cursor in relation to the wall (in the direction of the wall).This line is displayed with a red colour for easy identification.
'External Side' can be set as Right or Left. This allows the outside face to be 'flipped' as required to either side of the wall.
As with justification 'Left' and 'Right' is in relation to the direction of the wall. Therefore using these settings allow walls to be drawn either
clockwise or counter clockwise to outer face, centre line or inner face dimensions.
The second point is selected the 1st wall segment is drawn and a dynamic wall is drawn from the second point to the cursor position, see below
The command prompt continues to read 'Give Next Point' and you can add further walls as required. Once two walls have been drawn (i.e. 3 points have been selected) two
further options are available, 'Close' and 'Square' . Both of these options close the current wall profile back to its starting point. To 'Close' simply
, this draws a wall from the cursor position to the first point indicated. If
is typed then the wall profile is 'squared off', i.e. a horizontal and
a vertical wall are drawn back to the first point indicated.
Note: The wall hatching can be switched on and off using the hatching
toggle in the view pull-down menu.
See Modifying/Moving a Wall for information on how an walls can be edited, joined, dimensioned and how to add wall dimensions.
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