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what i want to create

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what is happening right now:

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questions:

1. how do i adjust the bearing height of the dormer?

2. there is no offset of the dormer from the face of the building. however, if offset = 0, the dormer doesn't "cut" a hole into the gable.

 

Having a lot of problem with this.

Any help appreciated.

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For me the easiest way is to maybe use the dormer tool to "get close", then break it up into roof faces where additional "nodes" can be added for further manipulation of both the main roof and dormer roof. See image and VWX file below.  By ungrouping (Control U or Command U depending on OS) a roof, it breaks into roof faces that can then be edited by adding nodes to the base poly...

Edited by Wes Gardner

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