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    Default Roof problem : trss roof does not intersect exterior wall correctly

    I modeled the main roof of my building using the roof tool, set to truss type instead of rafter. But while I was looking at the roof in more detail today I noticed that Revit places the roof incorrectly in relation to the exterior wall. Typically the spring point for a truss roof is the top of wall and outside face of structure (either the stud or sheathing depending on how it gets built.). But revit use the top of wall and outer most layer of the wall assembly as the spring point for the truss roof. So in my case it is using the exterior finish (clapboards) as the spring point for the roof. While this may not seem like much it is actually throwing of my roof pitch.

    Playing around with the roof I chaged to roof from a truss type to a rafter type. Again revit used the wrong spring point for the rafters birdmouth. Instead of using the inside face of structure (wood studs), it used the inner most face of interior finish (gyp. bd.)

    Is there anywat to force revit to use the structural layers of the wall as the roof spring point, and the outer most layers?
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