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In my floor plan, I see either the roof pitch above or the phrase "vert-G" centered on each exterior wall. What is this?
Roof information displays along the perimeter walls of a plan when a Roof Baseline Polyline has been created.
Typically, the program builds an automatic roof based on the settings in the Build Roof dialog and on the Roof panel of the Wall Specification dialog, along with the layout of the exterior walls and floor and ceiling heights.
However, if you want to build a roof that diverges from the footprint of your building as well as the roof directives in the exterior walls, you can use Roof Baseline Polylines as these also have roof directives associated with them, which determine how the roof is generated when built automatically.
Once created, a Roof Baseline Polyline can be edited in a variety of ways, then used as the basis for the roof then next time it is built automatically.
Roof Baseline Polylines are placed on the Roofs, Baseline Polylines layer by default and can display in floor plan view only.
Roof direction information displays along each edge of the polyline, including: