Create User Setting to Allow Some Overlap in Roll Product
In some cases, Measure will create more waste than would be the case in a real-world installation. In the screenshot below, most installers would be able to get both 32A and 26B out of one width of carpet, without the need for waste shown by Measure.
What we normally suggest in these circumstances is for the user to slightly alter the dimension of one of the rooms, tricking Measure into creating sufficient space for the two pieces to fit in the carpet width. This has always felt like a cheat, besides which it compromises the quantity calculated for any add-on products in the room that is changed.
It would be a nice feature if, in some cases, roll product is allowed to slightly overlap on the roll in Measure. My thought is that the setting should specify the amount by which cuts can overlap, and maybe the amount is limited to say 7.5cm (3 inches).
The user would select the option to allow overlap, specifying the amount of overlap they would be comfortable with. Overlap would only occur when a cut is moved on a roll, at which point a warning would appear advising the amount of the overlap along with an OK or Cancel option. If OK is selected the cut sits in the new position slightly overlapping; if Cancel, the cut reverts back to where it came from.