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  1. I was wanting to be able to see a simple knob or D-pull. It would be nice if cabinet hardware could be used on the bi-folds, as they don't usually have standard door hardware used on them.
  2. Hi Tom, I'm using the "Door Long Rd" data tag from the Dims/Notes Toolset. I mostly use the VW's Door Tool and Window Tool in the Building Shell Toolset. I only used WinDoor for a couple of storefront doors that I needed to include sidelights and transoms.
  3. Hi @Jonathan Pickup, when I try to use a data tag to label a WinDoor generated door, the data tag isn't able to select the object. Is there a trick to using a VW Data Tag for labeling WinDoor objects?
  4. Just noticed in VW2024 that hardware doesn't show up on bi-fold doors. It appears on regular swing doors, though. Is this a know bug?
  5. @Pat StanfordI think that's what I just figured out. Very frustrating.
  6. I don't know if I've unknowingly changed a setting but I can no longer edit the boundaries on Spaces. Also, the Spaces seem to be now being called up as Data Tags in the Object Info Pallet. So it seems that they have somehow changed from a Space Label to Data Tag and lost the ability to edit the boundaries. Any thoughts on what's going on?
  7. Thanks for the suggestion. I didn't even know you could do that.
  8. I have an existing commercial building where the parapet steps up and down along the length of the building (see attached photo). These steps occur around the full perimeter of the building. It seems that the "Create Stepped Wall" command handles steps going a single direction but not rising and descending like the parapet does. Is there a standard way of drawing parapets like this? Does drawing wall segments of different heights make sense? Or stack layers of walls representing each step? Thanks for any tips.
  9. Thanks for the advice. I think I've got it figured out in a way that makes sense.
  10. I have a client (government entity) who requires layer naming conventions for their projects. Obviously this convention was developed in AutoCAD and works easily for AutoCAD layer functionality. Unfortunately, AutoCAD doesn't use layers the same way as we do in VW's. We have classes, which I could rename according to my client convention but then still have VW layers to contend with. I suppose the entire drawing could be drawn on a single Layer with classes becoming the AutoCAD "layers". Has anyone else needed to do anything like this? Does it work or create unanticipated headaches? When I convert the VW file to a .dwg file, would my classes appear as AutoCAD layers with the naming conventions intact?
  11. Thanks all, I think I had some class visibility conflicts. Not sure how as prior to the SP 5 update everything was visible.
  12. 2022 SP5. Yes, slabs were visible prior to installing the service pack.
  13. I have a slab which shows up fine in plan and used to show up fine in 3D. Now all of a sudden it disappears when I switch to a 3D view. Any ideas? Is this a glitch in the new service pack that I just downloaded?
  14. When I opt to use the Freehand Tool, all my Snap Preferences automatically turn off and I'm forced to select my snap preference each time from the buttons on the lower right of my work space. This doesn't happen for the Polyline Tool, or any other tool as far as I can see. Just the Freehand Tool. Is there a way to set it so that each time I opt to use the Freehand Tool my snap preferences are maintained?
  15. I haven't thought of trying that. I'll give it a shot. Thanks!
  16. Is there a way to move a section viewport to another sheet without losing the reference back to the Section-Elevation line created on the plan? I had hoped it would be as simple as copying and pasting on a new sheet but that appears to have broken the link.
  17. Thanks but I just discovered that the drawing label for the title wasn't properly defined in the symbol. Someone created a custom drawing title and the definition wasn't allowing the title to appear. A cut and paste a definition from another drawing title and that seems to have fixed the problem.
  18. Nope. It shows up there. I completed the fields when creating the viewport but double checked to be sure the title field is still filled in.
  19. Any ideas why the Drawing Label isn't showing the title in a viewport? As far as I can tell it isn't an issue with a class being turned off.
  20. Hi TLi, the file is attached. Hopefully you're able to see the problem. Thanks very much. 22.04.06_5741 176th Schematic Design.vwx
  21. Hi Wes, they only show missing information when rendered with Shaded (OpenGL). If I use an artistic rendering option, like Cartoon, there is no fill missing. Also it only seems to disappear when I create a viewport from a 3D view. The 3D view renders fine but once in the viewport, if rendered with "Shaded" information goes missing.
  22. Sadly, I can't find a tutorial by this name. Are you able to share a link?
  23. Thanks for that, Jeff. I'll go have a look at that. This seems to be a really logical way to control visualization for phasing.
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