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How to Place Rafter Systems, Hip/Valley Rafters and Ridge Beams in Your Project? (5:44 min.)

Explains basic steps how to model common and Hip/Valley Rafters, Ridge beams.

  • Create common Rafter beam systems on all roof slopes.
  • Create Hip/Valley Rafters one by one or with one click for all beam systems that share a contour edge.
  • Create Ridge beam between Rafters or two beam systems.





How to Place Collar Beams, Girder Beams and Batten Beams in Your Project? (5:24 min.)

Explains basic steps how to model Collar beam systems, Girder beams and Batten beam systems.

  • Create, modify and update Collar beam systems between Rafters.
  • Create Girder beam on the top of the wall, use it’s configurations to create other Girders.
  • Create beam system between two Rafters.
  • Create Batten beam system on top of the Rafters.



How to Update Beam Systems and Frame Openings? (4:08 min.)

Explains basic steps how to update beam systems, cut openings, and cut beams off each other, and also - how to frame openings in beam systems.

  • Update beam systems and watch how automatic openings are created and beams are cut off each other.
  • Frame openings in beam system.


How to Split Beam Systems and Sort Elements? (4:33 min.)

Explains basic steps how to split beam systems to have more flexibility in framing elements, justification and layout, and how to sort elements to accelerate documentation.

  • Split beam systems to have more options of element’s layout.
  • Sort your roof elements automatically according to the element type and geometry.

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