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Sun, Oct 15, 2006 at 6:09:42 PM | Intersecting roofs

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I am new at using revit for instruction, and some ofmy students are having problems with intersecting roofs. As an example, a gable roof passing through a hip roof. When you look at the underside, both roofs pass through each other. Is there a way to "trim" the roofs back to each other to obtain a single line of intersection?

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Sun, Oct 15, 2006 at 10:36:17 PM | RE: Intersecting roofs

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There certainly is. And to be honest you should do this always. This is what I do. Don't know if it's the best way or not. First you have to join geometry of the two roofs you want to trim out. This will create your valley lines in roof mode. Then what you do is pick one roof, click edit from the menu bar and adjust your roof sketch lines. Make sure you pay attention to which line says slope. Your valley lines will not be slope defined. After you are done, click finish and do the same to the other roof. Sometimes, one roof doesn't show the valley line, the other one will. So you will have to exit editing one roof then open the other to edit first. I would highly suggest using the align tool. When you redraw your lines, you don't even have to be parallel to the valley. Just draw any old line, align it to the half tone valley line, trim/extend the two valley lines. It makes it way more accurate and much faster IMO. Now the reason you should always do this is sometimes the roof extends past the valley into the soffit. When you go to add a fascia sweep, your fascia will extend into your soffit. If you create a clean valley, then the fascia will mitre clean in the valleys. This is especially helpful when you have detailed fascia.

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Mon, Oct 16, 2006 at 1:28:41 PM | RE: Intersecting roofs

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Thank you for the advice and the jpg file. I'll put this to use right away.

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