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Stéphane

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  1. Having the same issue in VW 2021 on a 2D plan VP. Hasn't it been fixed yet or am I missing a new tool maybe ?
  2. Having the same issue on a 2D plan VP. Hasn't it been fixed yet ?
  3. I should have added that only the barriers lines vanish. The barriers texture/fill shows up.
  4. This is a very specific issue : When I create a section VP with a section line with at least 2 vertices, going through a custom staircase with a barrier, then the barrier doesn't show up. When I remove the vertices from the section line (becoming a standard linear section line), the barrier shows up again. This is at least true in hidden line, and realistic VPs. Now, who's guilty ? The section VP, the custom stair (known to be very buggy), or the user ?
  5. I cannot figure out why my walls are transparent in hidden lines renders. May need a hand on this one please. In Artistic and Realistic RW, they show up... but not in hidden lines.
  6. Is the issue solved in VW 2021 ?
  7. My mind has been refreshed : Draw a Slab -> Right click, Edit Boundary -> Clip your shape in there -> Now you have a geometric hole. Notes with this method : - When you are in the Edit Boundary space you still don't see the visible environnement. Once out of the Edit Boundary space, you will be able to adjust your hole with its context tho. - Don't know how it behaves with multicomponent slabs recess. - A modifiers hole can still overlap a geometric hole. PS : What I call a "geometric hole" is a hole that has no modifier and is editable without entering in the Edit Modifiers space as shown in the picture below. Hope it is clear enough.
  8. Thank you for your answer. Some inputs after having done some tests. Here are three different ways of doing holes in a Slab : 1. Clip tool on a slab. Modify it via Edit Modifiers. 2. 2D shape on a slab -> Select Slab + 2D shape and then Clip Surface as Pat suggested it. Modifiy it via Edit Modifiers. Now : 3. Create Slab with Inner Boundary mode . This requires to have walls. Remove walls. Now you can edit the hole without entering in the Modifiers space via the reshape tool (or double-click on the slab). In this case there is no modifier. This is nice because a) you see the environnement b) it is straight forward. Funny story : I have actually such slabs in my drawing and I have no clue how I created them and I cannot reproduce them (and I am pretty sure I haven't created them with the Inner Boundary mode which is painful; hence my question below). Question : Is there another handier way to create a slab with an editable hole without modifiers ?
  9. May I pop into this topic with subsidiary matters ? When I need to edit a shape in the Edit Modifiers space, I realized two things : - I cannot actually edit a shape; I need to delete it and recreate it through the clip tool (pop up window says I cannot create a new shape, since my edited shape is considered as a new shape) - When I want to edit the slab geometry or the slab modifiers I cannot see the context (usually greyed out like when you edit groups) which makes it difficult to edit them. What am I doing wrong ?
  10. Why don't you draw your fire compartment polylines in the annotation space ?
  11. I thought Walls components textures would work a bit like Windows where you have "by instance" and "by style" settings. Apparently, this is not the case. For a styled wall, if you click on the Components button in the OIP, you will find out that you can change the top and the bottom level of the component but not its texture which is greyed out. I was wondering if I missed a setting, but you are telling me (as far as I understood it) that this is the normal behavior. Might be a wishlist thing ?
  12. Thank you for your answers. So it is not possible to set the texture of a styled wall "by instance" ? To further develop my issue : I have a styled wall (concrete/isolation/coating). From one wall to another I would like to change the color of that coating. If I have a wall with a blue coating and another wall (same components) with a white coating, I need two different styled walls (ie concrete/isolation/blue coating and concrete/isolation/white coating) ? Is that correct ?
  13. I am like you, I wanted to avoid this. But haven't found a workaround so I will do what you did as well : duplicate site models. And since I haven't found a better definition of Site Model snapshots, I quote yours here again because I believe it will be very useful for other users : Thank you @Tom W..
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