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Modelling and drafting in ARCHICAD. (Example: How can I model a Roof soffit/fascia?)

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By tenak333
#306038
Hello!
Can a sloping slab or a ramp be created by using the SLAB TOOL?
Using the custom edge option doesn't work for me in this case.
I understood that I could use roof or mesh tool, but in this case I wouldn't have wanted layers of the usual slab shown in a e.g. section.

Thank you!
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By runxel
#306047
Well, you can't slope a slab, since – you know – it's a slab :/

There was a wishlist item to unify both roof and slab, or to bring the the possibility of a slope to the slab.

I don't quite understand which troubles you're facing when using a roof? :?
If you need a ramp you could also use the stair tool, but using it with the beam only.
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By Dontknow
#306145
What you could do is make a composite for slabs and roofs.
And then use the composite for a single plane roof.

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By DGSketcher
#306151
Or another option would be using the shell tool.

Not clear what the problem is in the OP, is it a ramp creation or presentation issue ?