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  1. Parking space tool no longer works right in 2020. This space was drawn in 2019 and behavior is duplicated for me in 2020 across files. Accessible space has its Aisle width added to the space width, then the aisle shows on end.
  2. In theory. I've been trying to get it to work for a year without much luck.
  3. attached below @Marissa Farrell WallTest.vwx
  4. Playing around with Data Visualization a bit more, for some reason even with boxes unchecked it appears to be overriding pen colors? The two walls shown should have identical pens. One has a 2-HR rating w/ visualisation shown. I have not checked boxes for pen over-rides yet theyve changed from red to black? thanks
  5. @SMannVW, Thanks so much for that. The video I took my screenshot from showed pull-downs for fire & acoustic ratings. Do you know how to achieve that?
  6. Well, this video showed me something I've been dying to do - how to properly tag walls for fire & acoustics!? How oh how pray tell does one specify Fire Rating and STC for walls, doors etc? This is SUPER useful to be so buried. Is there a tutorial for all this I've missed someplace? Thanks
  7. It would be great to specify other than Story Above for stairs. Useful for split level buildings, or stairs from random grade elevations up to story heights.
  8. Thanks - I wound up doing Method 1. Still a lot of cleanup, but it got it done.
  9. Not the only building on the site ūüôā
  10. Hey folks, I'm trying to push a building around to fit within the height envelope on a sloping lot. Select-all and Move somehow fails. It will only move the roof, and delete a few 1st story walls. Not at all the behaviour one would expect. Any suggestions? PS, ive tried grouping and that does other weird stuff...
  11. Boh, I played around for a few minutes and cannot help, sorry. I dont know why my trick isnt working on your file...
  12. Matt, perfect, thank you!
  13. Folks, Curious what your thoughts are re: matching the diagram below (from my zoning code). I've got the site modeled - is there a reasonable way to make an offset of the grade surface w/out duplicating info?
  14. On an otherwise good roof, this one bit of fascia shows 4.5' below everywhere else. Any thoughts?
  15. We had the same issue, there is a simple workaround (at least with Dropbox). The problem is that VW seems to reference the full file path (unlike ACAD). Dropbox always wants to put the shared folders in your (personal) user folder. That puts your share as part of the path name & that's what breaks the references on the other computers. We've put all our Dropbox folders in the /Shared user folder (a mac default folder) instead. Its identical across all our machines. No reference issues anymore. /Computer/Users/Shared/Dropbox


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