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Beam with a shaped end

John 2014-04-11 09:35:33

In this discussion, I'm sharing this Technical support Request.

How can I model a Roof Beam with a shaped extremity

To create a profile to assign to the end part of a beam, simply insert the "Solid Extrusion" object. Watch this video to see how to operate:


User_581563 2016-01-24 06:46:27

for sme reason when I append an element, I do not have the edit icon in the upper bar of the box (above the new element) that is pictured in the video. Hencem I cannot draw the profile<
Is there also a way I can draw a wall where one of the end is not vertical, as it rests on a beam zith a vertical inclinaison?
Txs for help


John 2016-01-27 17:45:48

dear sir,
if you can't see the edit button that's probably because one of the two side panels (inspectors) is covering it up.
Please try to resize the toolboxes...

Have a look at these videos to see how to change the wall footprint in plan view:
and then how to change it's shape in elevation: