Create 3D wall flaps on all sides of one or more rooms.
The Create Walls tool is found under the Room tab of the Ribbon Bar. It will not be available for use until one or more rooms are selected.
This tool will create wall flaps on all sides of all selected rooms. To add flaps only to specific sides, use the Add Side tool.
- Select at least one room.
- Click on the Create Walls button.
- In the "Create Edge" window that appears, define the parameters for the new wall flap(s) and then click the OK button.
The "Create Walls" Window
1. Side Product
Click this button to open the Product Selector and choose a material for the wall flaps. Only products sold by a square unit of measure will be available.
A length for the wall flaps must be entered here.
Enter an optional thickness for the wall flaps. This setting only affects the way the flaps are rendered in the 3D viewer and does not affect material calculation.
Valid range: 0" - 2'0"
Radio buttons used to select a fold direction for the wall flaps. Fold direction is always applied relative to the room the flaps are being attached to.
5. Lay Alignment
Slider used to specify a direction for the Side Product. Left-click and drag it to change the setting.
Tip: If you're unable to dial in the exact angle you need, left-click the slider and use the left and right arrow keys to adjust it in one degree increments.
6. Pattern Start on Edge
If a tile product is in use, select one of the options in this section to choose a start location for it. This setting operates relative to the Lay Alignment.
Measure's default tile start method. This will reflect the standard way tile is installed in the majority of cases.
Start tile in the corner of each wall flap, based on Lay Alignment.
- Center Tile (Bottom)
Start tile in the center of the bottom row.
- Center Tile (Top)
Start tile in the center of the top row.
- Center Grout
Place a grout line in the center of each wall flap as a start point.
7. Edge Product
Click this button to open the Product Selector and choose a material for either the top or bottom edge of the wall flaps. If a tile product is selected, then a single row of tile will be allocated along the edge.
8. Apply Product at Top
If this box is left unchecked, the edge product will be applied at the bottom of the wall flaps. Check this box to apply it to the top instead.