Building Outline grabbing beams instead of veneer

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Kratchmer
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Building Outline grabbing beams instead of veneer
SoftPlan Version:
2014

 

This is an issue I can't seem to find a response for on any forums.

The last couple houses we have built have encroached the building line and we couldn't figure out why.  We have discovered it's because when generating the building outline, it is grabbing the outside of the garage header beam instead of the brick veneer.  If I delete the beam, the building outline is correct. Nothing is changing except adding the beam.   See screenshots below.  I don't think I should have to delete the beams just to get a proper building outline, but I can't seem to figure it out.  Thoughts?  Maybe a setting somewhere I am missing?

 

 

Bill Wimberley
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Header?

Perhaps rather than adding a beam you can use a correctly sized header. I've never used a beam inside a wall the way you are doing it so I have never had the problem you are describing.

 

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