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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
Part 4 - Drawing the Roofs

Available in: Architectural

Now we will draw a gable roof over the first floor plan. Select the roof button Roof button and make sure that the 'Gable' option is selected. Click 'OK' when you are happy with the other roof settings.

gable roof dialog box

The prompt now reads:

Create Roof From Walls:

Using the mouse hover over the different wall sections and you will see a dynamic representation of how the roof will look, once you are happy with how the roof will look click the left mouse button to complete the command and the roof will be drawn in place

With the furniture layers switched off the first floor plan is shown below.

gable roof pick points