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Revit LT 2014 roof - pulling down vertex capablility?

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09-12-2013 12:14 PM

Hi. I'm at a loss. I've been trying to figure out how to do shape editing on a roof on Revit LT 2014 for the last few days.

All I want to do is have a pitched roof meet a flat roof. What I mean is, imagine taking a half of a pyramid shape and laying it down on a flat roof and joining it. I figured out how to make a dormer of sorts with it being triangular in plan but not being able to pull down that vertex onto the flat roof. 

 

I work at home at a small business and I really don't know who to ask or how to ask anyone about this question. 

Is it because Revit LT is not capable of doing such geomeries? Is Revit able to? I would think? 

 

Any suggestions would be helpful. 

 

Thanks

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Re: Revit LT 2014 roof - pulling down vertex capablility?

09-12-2013 12:56 PM in reply to: jvloman

I work in Revit 2014 ...I hope that LT works the same...

Make a second roof , as in the attached recording and use Join Roofs

https://chronicle.autodesk.com/Main/Details/d7892171-6c17-409b-be1b-ce15d0dac3a7

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Re: Revit LT 2014 roof - pulling down vertex capablility?

09-12-2013 01:19 PM in reply to: constantin.stroescu

Wow, Thanks. That was helpful in making the roof, for sure.  Unfortunately, I am having trouble joining them. The error message I get is part of the roof to be joined misses the target face.  Do you know what this means and what I should do about it? 

 

Thanks again. 

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Re: Revit LT 2014 roof - pulling down vertex capablility?

09-12-2013 01:34 PM in reply to: jvloman

select first the border of the main roof (1) and then the face of the second roof to join to the first...

 

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Re: Revit LT 2014 roof - pulling down vertex capablility?

09-12-2013 03:47 PM in reply to: constantin.stroescu

Thanks Constantin. Very helpful. I had to undo some joining that I had inadvertantly done before it would accept the correct way you had stated. 

 

I appreciate it! You've saved me from a lot more headache and strain!

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