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  1. Anyone have any idea how a sink is placed in a base cabinet with a counter top?
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    duplicate doors on schedule

    Thanks guys. I also found duplicates in other layers. This conversation helped a bunch. Cheers,
  3. I'm working on a tight schedule and need to produce all types of drawings simultaneously. I have tried to set up duplicate drawings of each type with different information, notes, dimensions, etc. which works except that the schedules count all instances of doors and windows. I've considered using multiple class designations of presentation notes, CD notes, permit notes, and have rejected for complexity. Suggestions for a more streamline method are appreciated. Thanks.
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    Doors/Transoms

    See attached image
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    Doors/Transoms

    This must be a dumb question but here goes: I'm trying to make a two vertical panel door with transom above - I can't seem to find a way to line up the transom with the door vertically or seal the frame between them without making a full depth transom sash.(?) I believe I've dialed up the proper panel settings with no two panel result? Suggestions welcome. Thanks ...Would add image if I could figure out how to attach.
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    Energy Efficient Design

    Thanks, Jim. Seems to work just fine, with or without the '' quotes. v.
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    Energy Efficient Design

    I have begun to assemble worksheets with area calculations: walls, doors, windows, thanks to the thread available here. I've been looking for a formula for glazing area - anyone know if that is available or how to format? Thanks, visard
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    Energy Efficient Design

    Thanks for the responses everyone. To clarify - I have been studying with the NESEA and have completed my ZNE certification taught by Mark Rosenbaum,PE, who also teaches the PHPP certification classes. Mark kindly makes available to class members his proprietary software templates which are modeled on the PHPP standards. With these templates we, the students, complete a ZNE model as a final project, which I have completed. My question to the community goes to preparing a worksheet to compile date for use in my energy analysis. This would primarily be area for the house components, walls, roofs, slabs, window and doors, etc. I've read that we can construct a worksheet and use area calc formulas for gross and net areas and wondered, would I be roughing out a template from scratch or has VW provided anything of the sort. Thanks for your comments and interest, V.
  9. I'm currently working on a zero net energy residence and would like to know if we have access to any tutorials, templates or worksheets to help assemble data for calculations? I have been looking at the worksheet formulas for wall and roof areas and am curious if any systems have already been developed. Other suggestions would be welcome. Thanks,
  10. I'm new to VW 2015 and have found that when using the number keyboard when switching views I get a perspective instead of the isometric view I'm expecting. Can't seem to find any settings for this - any clues out there as to how to prevent this from happening?
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    General Questions

    Jim: I've discovered that the recent file will show up if the application is shut down and immediately reopened. If left overnight the file does not appear in the recent file record. This may be moot since I am preparing to upgrade to VW2014.
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    General Questions

    Thanks Jim but the resource browser always opens with the line types open and the recent files don't show even when the machine is shut down normally after quitting the application. Oddly, this is not always the case, on occasion the recent files will show correctly. I'll pay closer attention to it.
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    General Questions

    Is it possible to control the Resources Browser window display? When I open a file I always see the line types displayed in full. Is it possible to open the RB and see all categories collapsed? Also, the open recent file pull down rarely shows the file opened recently, is this a setting or lack of cognitive ability, I know I'm running on minimal RAM? Thanks.
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    Recent File Amnesia

    Using VW2013 and recent files are not listed when reopening application - is this a setting? Thanks

 

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