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PSBrown
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Base Extension Property

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08-22-2012 09:50 AM

On a simple exterior wood frame wall type, I can't seem to figure out how to activate the base extension property; it is greyed out. How do I activate this parameter so I can extend the exterior sheathing of the wall past (below) the rim joist?

 

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loboarch
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Re: Base Extension Property

08-22-2012 11:36 AM in reply to: PSBrown

You need to unloack the layers of the wall you wan tto extend.  In the type properties dialog, edit the structure of the wall.  Click "Modify" in the lower section of the editing dialog.  Then you can click on the edge in the wall preview and "unlock" the wall layers.  Once you do this the base extension property for the wall will no longer be gray.

 

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Re: Base Extension Property

08-22-2012 02:44 PM in reply to: loboarch

Thanks Jeff. Much help. Now I have a similar question with a roof. I'll post a new thread.

PB

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