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To create a new floor, go to
Ribbon: DM Plumbing->Building-> Floors
Pulldown Menu: DM Plumbing->Building Definition->Floors
Floors Dialog Box
Default Floor to Floor Height: The first floor you create will be given an elevation of 0. Additional floors created using the New Top Floor and New Bottom Floor buttons will be set at an elevation based upon this value and the elevation of the nearest floor. See the section for more information about setting this value.
Name: The name of the floor.
Finished Floor Elevation: The elevation of the floor relative to the ground. Floors are ordered by elevation from highest to lowest. If a floor's elevation is changed to be below another floor, the floors will be reordered. See the section for more information about setting this value.
New Top Floor: Press this button to create a new floor that is at the highest point in the building. The initial Finished Floor Elevation will be set based upon the Default Floor to Floor Height and the next highest floor.
New Bottom Floor: Press this button to create a new floor that is at the lowest point in the building. The initial Finished Floor Elevation will be set based upon the Default Floor to Floor Height and the next lowest floor.
Delete: Press this button to delete the selected floor. If the selected floor is assigned to an alignment point area, you will be asked if you want to assign a new floor to the alignment point area.
Press the No button to cancel the command. The floor will not be deleted.
Press the Yes button to select a new floor. The Select New Floor dialog box will appear.
Alignment Point Areas: The alignment point areas to which the floor being deleted is currently assigned.
New Floor: The floors available to be assigned to an alignment point area.
Select a floor to be assigned to the alignment point areas and press the OK button.
The alignment point areas will be associated with the selected floor and the previous floor will be deleted.
New Group: Press this button to create a new group for a set of floors.
A new floor will be created. A black bar will separate the new floor from the other floors.
Floors that are created will be assigned to the same group as the selected floor.
Specify Elevation: Press this button to specify the Finished Floor Elevation for the selected floor on the drawing.
You will be taken to the drawing and prompted to select a point on the ground.
Specify point on ground:
You will then be prompted to select a point on the finished floor.
Specify point on finished floor:
The distance between the two points will be calculated and entered into the Finished Floor Elevation field.
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