Framing Configuration may be found in two locations:
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+M(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:
Rotate 180 – rotates the selected stud by 180 degrees. This option is important when the stud is not symmetrically shaped. For rectangular studs this option usually is not used.
Spacing – distance between the selected stud and the previous stud.
Custom Header, Custom Sill
Sample with C+C window header (Section view):
C+U system – Clark Dietrich Red Header RO (3D view):
C+U system – Clark Dietrich HDS window header (3D view):
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:
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 Sill to Header is selected near Trimmer Type.
Top/Bottom Cripple Trimmer
Diagonal Placing of Top Cripple Studs/Joists – select this option if you would like to use diagonal top cripples.
Diagonal Cripple Panel Type – possible options: Warren or Pratt.
Offset in Connections – distance between diagonal cripples.
Sample C+U Special Warren diagonal cripples above the window:
Opening Top, Bottom, Left, Right Offset – offsets frame in all preferred directions.