A barracks is a room where soldiers go to train. Soldiers may also be told to sleep there. Barracks may be defined from a bed, cabinet, chest, weapon rack, or armor stand. A single barracks may serve multiple squads.
Squads must be assigned to a barracks before they will use it for training or sleeping. Pressand select the barracks. Use / to highlight a squad, then to assign that squad to train there, or to assign the squad to sleep there.
Civilians will not sleep in open beds within a defined barracks. If you would like them to do so, simply use one of the beds in the barracks to designate a dormitory. To create a dormitory, press , highlight a bed, press , then / until you have the size you want, then press .
If your dwarves are sleeping on the floor instead of in one of the beds then remember that each bed in a barracks is assigned to one of the dwarves in the squad; presshighlight a bed and press and it will tell you which dwarf was assigned to that bed.
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