Edit Opening Framing Configuration
In order to edit, create new, rename, or delete opening framing configuration, you have to click Edit Configuration for the structural or non-structural walls:
Default configurations will come together with the software. Default path to opening configurations is:
C:\Users\user name\AppData\Roaming\Tools 4 Revit\Wall+(version) Configurations\Framing Configurations\Metric or Imperial\Configuration name\
It saves all the settings of kings, headers, top supports, sills, trimmers, other studs that are listed down below in the dialog:
King Stud – in this tab you will find all settings for creating king studs needed for the opening.
Kings are symmetrical – switch this OFF if kings should be different in the left and right sides.
Custom Header, Custom Sill
Custom Top Support
Custom Top Support
Trimmer Type – defines how the trimmer is positioned relative to opening Sill, Header, Top Plate, Bottom Plate, Top Plate Support, Split Sill, or a Split Header.
Example: Trimmer goes from Bottom Plate to Header:
Example: Trimmer goes from Bottom Plate to Top Plate:
Example: Trimmer goes from Bottom Plate to Top Plate Support:
Example: Trimmer goes from Sill to Header:
Example: Trimmer goes from Sill to Top Plate:
Example: How to make a double trimmer:
Extend Header – extends the Header if Bottom Plate to Header, Sill to Header is selected near Trimmer Type.
Extend Sill&Header – extends Sill and Header if Bottom Plate to Sill, Header to Top Plate, Sill to Header is selected near Trimmer Type.
Top/Bottom Cripple Trimmer
Trimmers are symmetrical – switch this OFF if trimmers should be different on the left and right sides.
Top and Bottom Cripples are Equal if ticked OFF, then two tabs appears which allows to control top and bottom cripples separately.
Define Top Cripples Studs/Joists by Spacing – if ticked ON, then you can predefine Spacing Type and Spacing of Top Cripple Studs/Joists. If unticked, then the software calculates the distance between top cripples automatically. You just need to define a Number of Top Cripple Studs/Joists.
Spacing Type – defines different spacing arrangement options:
Note: Define Top Cripples Studs/Joists by Spacing will work if Automatically Align Opening Cripples with Studs is switched OFF near Common Settings. If it is ticked ON, then the cripples will be aligned with the main framing studs.
Automatically Align Opening Cripples with Studs is switched ON:
Opening Top, Bottom, Left, Right Offset – offsets frame in all preferred directions.