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How to Create a Drawing Surface Around Windows in 2020 Design

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Article Number000001396
TitleHow to Create a Drawing Surface Around Windows in 2020 Design
Applies to2020 Design
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How to create a drawing surface around windows in 2020 Design

Applies to:

2020 Design V11.*

Description:

You can create a drawing surface around windows in 2020 Design.

Complete the following steps to draw surfaces around windows.

  • Open the elevation area that has windows and remove all display settings that may clutter your surface drawing.
  • In the "Work Area" toolbar, make sure the "Item Snap" and "Ortho Mode" buttons are activated.
  • Select "Surface" from the "ITEMS" ribbon. 
  • Begin drawing at the bottom right corner of the window/cut-out and follow the diagram below to draw the remaining lines of the surface area.

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Note: It is very important to make sure the bottom lines are exactly inline.  
If drawn correctly, the surface will only tile around the window/cut-out as shown below. 
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