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  1. Hi Everyone, I draft with the layer color setting toggled on in my design layers, but when I switch to my sheet layers I want the setting to automatically turn off so the lines are true colors. Then when I go back into a design layer it toggles back to my last setting, in this case it would be to layer colors turned on. Exactly how AutoCAD does it. Is this possible? Thank you, Maxwell
  2. I will look into that. I have a large site plan in this drawing on a layer that is turned off. Could that be affecting it? Does it matter that a layer or class is off, but still in the document?
  3. This happens even before I do any annotations. I create a viewport and it shows up this large. If I draw a box around the design layer view and turn that into a viewport it creates a cropped viewport and it works fine. I was trying to avoid that by just creating a viewport of the saved view I am looking at in the design layer and this is the outcome.
  4. Does anyone know why the bounding box of my viewports are so big? If I crop them they become the size of the crop and look normal, but it looks like if I keep them uncropped they are the full size of the design layer regardless of the layers and classes being turned off. Please see attached screenshot for reference.
  5. Hi! I am trying to set the default "Show beam at" parameter in a lighting device to "Falloff Point" and when I go into Spotlight Preferences, the attribute default pop-up is blank and there are no options to set the default when I click the dropdown arrow. Any thoughts on why that is and how I can set the default parameter? I attached a screenshot for reference. Thank you, Maxwell
  6. Thanks, Sam. I am looking into your plugin. I remember having it in college, but don't have it anymore. Out of curiosity, do you have a comprehensive list of the commands your plugin operates? I am curious what "Beam Console" is to start off. Thanks, Maxwell
  7. Is there a way to quickly turn on and off the "Draw Beam" option in the OIP for a lighting device? I would like to quickly toggle all the fixtures on and off without having to select them all each time. Thank you, Maxwell
  8. That was it! I had 2 extra 3D locus in my symbol. I just nested those into the base group of the fixture and that worked. Thank you for your help.
  9. Please point me in the right direction. I thought I had set up my parts record correctly. These are all custom symbols. If you could tell me the proper way to nest the symbols and which parts get assigned to which record field that would be helpful. Thank you!
  10. I see. Ok, great! Thank you for the quick response!
  11. Hi Everyone, I used the new "Focus Lighting Devices" tool in Spotlight 2021 and my moving light heads shift in an odd way when I tilt them. Any idea why? Please see attached screenshot for reference. Thank you, Maxwell
  12. Hi Everyone, I noticed that everytime I place a truss object in my document it creates another symbol with "_3d" in the suffix. Does anyone know why this is happening? I attached a screenshot. Thank you, Maxwell
  13. I would like to add a wish to be able to replace truss objects in the OIP the same way you can replace lighting devices. Just select the object, click replace device in the OIP, and select the new symbol. Thank you, Maxwell


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