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SteveMK
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Registered: ‎05-24-2007
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Sketching a roof.

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06-01-2007 09:02 AM
What does this mean?
"Error - cannot be ignored
Extrusion roof sketch must be open. The roof's thickness and material composition are defined in its type."
i am trying to create an extruded roof (no kidding). and this message popped up when i hit "finish sketch".
any help would be appreciated.
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BTMATTHEWS
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Registered: ‎03-05-2007
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Re: Sketching a roof.

06-01-2007 10:34 AM in reply to: SteveMK
I have had this in the past too.

You do not draw a closed sketch line (like a box or triangle) you are just drawing the profile - so do not try and make an extrusion for the plywood, or rafters - instead just sketch the outter shape it is supposed to be, and in the properties pick what kind of roof Revit is to make - and it will take care of all of the pieces to it.

B
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SteveMK
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Registered: ‎05-24-2007
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Re: Sketching a roof.

06-01-2007 10:40 AM in reply to: SteveMK
thank you. that is what i did. instead of a single chain of lines i created a box. but now it works, thanks.

steve
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