Split Elements

Split Elements – features for splitting studs, plates, bridging/nogging elements by different rules.


Split Top/Bottom Plates Automatically


Split Top/Bottom Plates Automatically – splits top or bottom plates for selected wall according to predefined settings in Framing Configuration.



Split settings come from Configs Framing Configuration Common SettingsModify Configuration Settings tab:


 


Minimal/Maximal Length of Split Plate – predefines min/max length for splitting top/bottom plates. 


Also, pay attention to Offset Distance of Split setting in Configs Framing Configuration Common SettingsModify Configuration Settings tab:



Offset Distance of Split – defines splitting distance for selected top/bottom plate from selected stud. 


Example: Top/bottom plate is split with distance "300":



Split Top/Bottom Plates Automatically for All Frames


Split Top/Bottom Plates Automatically for All Frames – splits top or bottom plates for all walls in the current project according to predefined settings in Framing Configuration.


Delete Splits


Delete Splits – resets selected wall plates to original length before splitting.


Example: Top plates were split...


...after using Delete Splits, the top plates are whole again:


Split Top/Bottom Plate Manually


Split Top/Bottom Plates Manually – splits selected top or bottom plate by selected stud.


  1. Select a stud which will split top/bottom plate;
  2. Select a top or bottom plate which will be split.


Result:


Also, pay attention to Offset Distance of Split parameter in Framing Configuration Common SettingsModify Configuration Settings tab:




Offset Distance of Split – defines splitting distance for selected top/bottom plate from selected stud. 


Example: Top/bottom plate is split with distance "300":

 


Split Bridging/Nogging


Split Bridging/Nogging – splits selected bridging/nogging by selected stud.



Split Stud


Split Stud – splits selected studs by predefined settings. 


You can select one stud or multiple. 


For stud splitting you will see a dialog with settings where you can predefine the offset, spacing, number of splits, minimal length of last element, etc. 




Delete Stud Split


Delete Stud Split – resets selected studs to original length before splitting. 


Select the studs that were split, after clicking Delete Stud Split, the studs are restored to original length: