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Walls with exterior wainscot ??

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In the past I created an exterior wall (e.g. 2x6 stud wall) + a separate wall for masonry veneer (4" + airspace). This requires separate symbols (or breaks) for each wall to install a door or window that cuts through both. Messy and time consuming.

 

Is there a way to use VW wall types with components to do the same thing?

 

I can create a wall with a masonry veneer component that stops at 4' above the slab, but then there is no finish material above 4'. How do you make one wall that has siding above the masonry veneer using the VW wall tools? The advantage will be if 3D door and window symbols will insert into each component (siding and masonry) correctly.

 

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Hi Guy,

 

Short answer - you can't.  Long answer - you still can't...

 

Components MUST be offset from one another but CAN have varying heights.  As you've seen, they cannot be stacked vertically except by using the method you've described (a separate wall).

 

"Stacked components" is a wish listed item.

 

Wes

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