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  1. Unfortunately, this is not possible with Vw 2016; The ability to Import Revit files was introduced in Vw 2017.
  2. Here’s an existing wishlist thread requesting this, now over 4 years old. [The earliest request on the forums wishing this is now over 10 years old.] Please go upvote it.
  3. Outside of Vw & Catalina issues — you might already be aware of this, but since you mentioned using ‘Adobe Suite’, know that the Adobe Creative Suite does not work on MacOS Catalina. You’ll have to upgrade to Adobe Creative Cloud (subscription only) if you want to use MacOS Catalina.
  4. Sadly, I wonder if Vw will ever provide correct ‘real world’ texture mapping on PIOs like this... As an experiment, if you do the incorrect texture mapping inside the symbol (by rotating the textures all 90 degrees from where you want them to end up), can you force Vw to make it look correct on exiting the symbol? Just a thought.
  5. I asked Tech support the same question a few weeks ago (also based on what I saw with Go64) and received the following reply:
  6. No improvement to texture mapping in Vw2020, so hopefully this request is still in their sights.
  7. Unfortunately, the inability to properly texture plug-in objects has been around so long that I don’t believe that Vw considers it a ‘bug’, but instead they probably consider it as ‘Working As Designed’. If you care about proper texturing of framing members, extrusions, cabinets, subdivision objects, etc please go over to this wishlist thread and upvote it: In that first post, I listed many (but probably not all) of the objects in Vw which cannot be properly textured; Framing Members being one of those listed. There is also a separate wishlist for proper Texturing of Objects With Wood Grain. Please go upvote both wishlist items, and hopefully soon Vw will finally correct this long-standing shortcoming.
  8. While I had Vw2020 open, I used the macOS Finder to change the name of one file in my User Favorites folder and Vw did not like this, although I didn't know until I tried to quit Vw (eventually I had to Force-Quit). Apparently Vw had been putting dozens of error messages in the background unbeknownst to me, as there were no error sounds and the error messages were all happening behind the VW application so I had no idea. Other than Vw acting very strangely, as I could select objects and nothing would show as selected on the OIP, I couldn't move objects, etc. These dozens of error messages were all stacked one on top of the other. I pulled them apart to see the sheer depth of the non-notifications. An error message like this should never be sent to the background. VSS-92498
  9. In previous versions of Vw, I could set all attributes to be 'By Class' on the Attributes Palette by selecting the palette's Utility Menu and selecting 'Make All Attributes by Class'. This no longer seems to work Vw2020, as when I select 'Make All Attributes by Class' none of the attributes change until I draw an object -- then the palette changes to the Class attributes. Then if I switch to a new Class, the attributes palette doesn't update to show the attributes of the now current Class. Something seems seriously broken. EDIT: it seems to be working correctly now, so I think it was directly caused by what I reported in this other thread:
  10. As I noted previously in this thread over three years ago, the error message should tell you it doesn't work on curved walls. Additionally, the Vw Help File page on Framing a Wall does not make any mention that the tool only works on straight Walls, not Curved Walls. I think that Help page should be updated to tell you it will not work with Curved Walls.
  11. Nope. I just tried in Vw2020 and you still cannot use the Wall Framer tool on Curved Walls. It still just gives you this relatively unhelpful error message when you try to run the Wall Framer tool on a DL which does have a Wall, it just happens to be a Curved Wall:
  12. I would start by taking a look at the custom Marionette cabinet that @Alan Woodwell created to see if it does what you’re looking for. If it doesn’t, you can take a look at how he wired together that Marionette network to give you an idea of how to create your own. I don’t have much experience (at all) with Marionette, but I think possibly the best way to learn about it is to look at the Marionette networks created by others. Good luck!
  13. Here’s the reply with the good news that I got back from Tech Support:
  14. I did migrate over my 2016 User Preferences (during which Vw2020 crashed in the middle of migration), so my confusion was been caused by bringing that old RAL palette forward from 2016. It was definitely my User Error. My apologies. The RAL color palettes in Vw2020 are great! Thank you!
  15. I just installed Vw2020, and the Message Center (up by my logged-in User Account Name) says that I have 4 messages. (At least I *think* it's a 4, it's such a small font size it's almost impossible to read. Update: It's definitely a '4', when I started Vw2020 this morning I paid attention to the Message Center icon and noticed that it was flashing *4* repeatedly at me.). I click on the icon and it says 'No News to Display', including a scroll bar for no reason since there's nothing to display. Am I missing something in Vw2020? [UPDATE: I thought it might have been my DNS Ad-blocker that was getting in the way of Messages getting through, so I turned that off: Nope, still no messages in Vw2020. So I opened up Vw2018 and Vw2019 to see how the Message Center works there, and it works fine in both of them -- I even see messages about Vw2020.] VSS-92287


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