Add/Modify Elements – features for adding/modifying additional studs, support studs, bridging/noggin elements, etc.
Add Additional Stud
Add Additional Stud – adds additional stud into selected frame with predefined settings.
Additional Stud sizes
Type – select the family and type that will be used for stud.
Width (b) – shows b size of selected type.
Depth (h,d) – shows h or d size of selected type.
Define Depth (h,d) by Layer Thickness – Wall+M will automatically create new type for selected family with new depth equal to selected wall layer thickness.
Rotate 90°, Rotate 180°
Rotate 90°, 180° – Stud can be rotated 90 or 180 degrees to its initial position.
Rotate 90° is ticked:
Rotate 90° is unticked:
Insert Direction from Selected Stud
Insert Direction from Selected Stud – predefine insertion direction left or right of selected stud.
Example: Additional stud is inserted to the left of selected stud:
Distance Lock to
Distance Lock to – an additional stud can be inserted with predefined distance from selected stud, wall start/end, or selected external element.
Distance/Spacing, Spacing and Number
Distance/Spacing – predefine the distance from selected position (selected stud, wall start/end or selected external element) to additional element.
Spacing – the distance between studs.
Number – the number of studs.
Example: Two additional studs were added to the right side of selected stud with predefined distance and spacing:
Frame Side – choose whether stud should be applied in the center-centered, center-sided, external, or internal side of the frame.
Build in Place
Build in Place – writes Yes/No information into the stud instance parameter if it is build-in-place or is prefabricated with whole wall frame. This parameter can later be used in schedules or view filters.