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    By John Flanagan



    Create roofs on any non-vertical faces of a mass using the Roof by Face tool. You can create roofs in a similar way that we created floors (refer to my previous blog on the Cadline Community: Floor by Face 16/09/2019).

    1. Click Massing & Site tab > Model by Face panel > (Roof by Face).


    2. In the Type Selector, select a roof type.
    3. Move the cursor to highlight a face.
    4. Click to select a face.
    5. In the contextual part of the ribbon select create roof.




    Note: If the Select Multiple option is cleared, a roof is placed on the face immediately.

    Tip: You can change the pick face location of the roof (either top or bottom) by modifying the roof’s Picked Faces Location property in the Properties palette.

    Note: You cannot select faces from different masses for the same roof.

    Note: Roofs created using the Roof by Face tool do not automatically update if you change the mass face.