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Offset Vertical Duct

The Offset Vertical Duct command is used to insert a vertical duct connected to a horizontal duct that has its Horizontal Alignment ▾ set to Left or Right. See the Common Duct Information section for more information about this setting.

To insert an offset vertical duct, go to
Ribbon: DM HVAC→Ducts→  Offset Vertical Duct
Pulldown Menu: DM HVAC→Duct Centerlines→Offset Vertical Duct

You will be prompted to select the horizontal duct to which the vertical duct will connect.

Select duct or label to connect vertical duct to:

You will then be prompted to specify the location of the vertical duct.

Specify insertion point for vertical duct:

The Offset Vertical Duct dialog box will appear.

  •  Ending Elevation: The elevation of the end of the vertical duct. See the Elevation section for more information.

Enter the desired ending elevation and press the button. A duct centerline representing the vertical duct will be inserted perpendicular to the selected horizontal duct. The vertical duct will be drawn at the end of the newly inserted duct.