Vary Elevations During Routing

When starting any Routing operation, you will click in the window at the elevation value shown as Constant Elevation in the Routing palette (the Construction Method represented by the horizontal arrow). Once you have clicked at that elevation, however, you can choose among alternative methods:
Vertical Rise: Switch the construction method to “Vertical Rise”. In the Floor Plan, a dialog box appears: enter the elevation at which the next element should end. Click OK to close the dialog box and place the vertical segment, and continue routing. In the 3D window, just draw the segment along the vertical editing plane.
Constant Slope Angle: Switch the construction method to “Constant Slope Angle” and enter an angle for the desired slope. Subsequent routed elements during this operation will be placed along this slope until you change the angle value or switch to a different method.
Note: The angle unit (such as degree or mm/meter) of the slope is defined in the MEP Preferences: Rise/Drop Unit control.
The 3D Editing Planes construction methods are valid in the 3D window. To use any of them, you must start Routing and place at least one element using any of the construction methods described above. Then switch to one of the following construction methods (click one of the three fly-out options of the 3D Editing Planes icon) to continue routing along the chosen plane:
Width Plane: Routing will continue along the width plane: the plane created by the center line and the “width” direction of the last placed routed element.
Height Plane: Routing will continue along the height plane: the plane created by the center line and the “height” direction of the last placed routed element.
Perpendicular Plane: Routing will continue along the plane perpendicular to that of the last placed element of the Routing operation.
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