Revit Architecture

Posts: 4
Registered: ‎12-29-2011
Message 1 of 3 (722 Views)
Accepted Solution

Base Extension Property

722 Views, 2 Replies
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?


Posts: 963
Registered: ‎09-05-2003
Message 2 of 3 (710 Views)

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.



Jeff Hanson
Sr. Subject Matter Expert
Autodesk, Revit User Experience
Posts: 4
Registered: ‎12-29-2011
Message 3 of 3 (694 Views)

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.


You are not logged in.

Log into access your profile, ask and answer questions, share ideas and more. Haven't signed up yet? Register

Welcome to the new Autodesk Community!
If this is your first visit, click here to get started and make the most of the Community. Let us know what you think of the new experience in the Community Feedback Forum.

Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions to get help installing your software.

Ask the Community

Revit Exchange Apps

Created by the community for the community, Autodesk Exchange Apps for Revit helps you achieve greater speed, accuracy, and automation from concept to manufacturing.

Connect with Revit