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Adding Gables over Doors and Windows

You can add a gable roof over a door or window.

To create a gable roof over a door or window
  1. Select a door or window, then click the Gable Over Door/Window edit button.
  2. Click the Roof Tools parent button, then the Build Roof child button to open the Build Roof dialog.
  3. Check Build Roof Planes and click OK. A gable is created with an overhang of one foot on each side of the door or window.
To remove a gable roof over a door or window
  1. Select the door or window and click the Delete Gable Over Door/Window edit button.
  2. Click the Roof Tools parent button, then the Build Roof child button to open the Build Roof dialog.
  3. Check Build Roof Planes and click OK. When you rebuild the roof, the gable will be removed.
To create a gable over several doors and/or windows
  1. Group select a door, window, or mulled unit.
  2. Click the Gable Over Door/Window edit button.
  3. Double-click the Roof Tools parent button to open the Build Roof dialog.
  4. Check Build Roof Planes and click OK to create a gable the selected wall opening.



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