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  1. Thanks Pat, I tried to restart my machine and VW. Now I am able to change the drawing label text size on the new blank VW file without any issue. After a few testings, I notice the issue was coming from the text style on the class setting. If I remove the text style on the class setting, I can change the text size again. So even I changed the text style to "Un-Styled" on the object Info, it won't override the setting. This sounds a bit weird to me. Anyway, now the problem is solved. Jack
  2. Hi there, I have some issue to change the text size on a drawing label (VW2020). I can change any other sittings apart from the text size. It works on the previous version, but It seems the problem start happening after I upgraded to SP2. Any ideas? I am using a MacBook Pro (retina 15-inch mid 2015) MacOS 10.12.6 Thanks, Jack Drawing label issue.m4v
  3. Hi Alan, The stair tool can cover 2 storeys on the model file, but not the master file as a reference. It seems VW2017 doesn't have this issue. It is a current project, so we can not change to VW2017. I have to put a 2d graphic on the top floor. Thanks your idea. Jack
  4. Hi there, I have an issue to show the top floor stair to the master floor plan file. I have a multi-block project. I separated different building blocks on different files, and use the LAYER referencing to combine those into one on the master file. When I check the master file, everything is fine apart for the missing top floor stair. The stairs can be shown properly on the object design layer (lower floor) in 2D, but not the upper floor. Any ideas? 16017-PL-100 Proposed Plans -> Master file 16017-PL-100-Model Bloc A & B -> Model file I attached some screen shots as reference. VW2016
  5. Hi there, I got some problems to update the callout note. When I tried to edit the callout note, it seems to be it bring up some other notes which is not on the list. Even I clicked on the cancel button to exit the edit window, the note still be updated. Any idea? [img:left]https://www.dropbox.com/s/i16ed8js4g6pp1s/20160823%20callout%20issue.png?dl=0[/img] Jack
  6. Hi there, Any one know how to get rid of the line between the columns on different floors on elevations/sections? I am using the BIM model to generate the sections and elevations, but the lines between the continues columns do not look good.
  7. Yea, I just modelled it. Thanks Mark & Tim
  8. Thanks Jim, Any current solution? : )
  9. Hi there, Anyone know how to make a concrete structural beam to support a transfer slab? Thanks Jack
  10. Problem solved by technical support. Simply reset the title block.
  11. I got the same issue. I believe it is a bug. It happens randomly, even on VW default template. Sometimes, restart VW and the machine may works. But most the time, we need to delete the pages and reset all the viewports again. https://www.dropbox.com/s/93yznib2btups03/title%20block.vwx?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/3eivtc0s3bxdfog/Title%20Block.mov?dl=0
  12. MX500 is cheap and good. If you are working with a 4k/5K screen, Logitech G502 + Logitech G440 (mouse pad) can work really well on the high resolution screen. Gaming mouses are design for comfortable, accuracy, and long hours usage. G502 is a few logitech mouses which support Mac. (P.S. do not expect they will update their mouse driver for the OS update). It comes with lots of buttons , feel free to customise as your preference. Also you can store different profiles for different software. They are a bit expensive. Overall the time you can earn it back.
  13. Thanks Mike, I forgot the space label is a symbol too. Jack
  14. I created a hybrid symbol for the balcony with a space object inside. For some reason the space text became really small after create the symbol. Even I change to different Label Symbol, create the space object from new or copy and paste in the 2d component, the issue still there. Any idea? [/url] balcony the left is the hybrid symbol and the right is the
  15. Tom, You can convert to Plug-in Object when you create the symbols. (under other options). Also you can copy the existing window/door setting by holding alt & cmd with click ( mac).
  16. It is really useful to link the drawing title o the sheet title, but the text got chopped off in sheet title if I use enter to put the text to the other line. Is there any way to limit the text with certain length so the text jump to the next line within the title block area? [img:left]https://www.dropbox.com/s/0eeyfstsldr6uty/drawing%20title%20text%2001.png?dl=0[/img] [img:left]https://www.dropbox.com/s/gna74767fts9eog/drawing%20title%20text%2002.png?dl=0[/img]
  17. http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/make-the-text-on-your-screen-larger-or-smaller?v=t To make the text on your screen larger or smaller Open Screen Resolution by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, and then, under Appearance and Personalization, clicking Adjust screen resolution. Choose one of the following: Smaller - 100% (default). This keeps text and other items at normal size. Medium - 125%. This sets text and other items to 125% of normal size. Larger - 150%. This sets text and other items to 150% of normal size. This option appears only if your monitor supports a resolution of at least 1200 x 900 pixels. Click Apply. Try 150%. It will fit in everything well. It works on my new 28" 4K monitor on window 7
  18. Hi all, In general, I would put all the windows and external doors on the window schedules and all the internal doors on the door schedules, because they got different information we need to put in. e.g. We need the over all structural opening on the window schedule and the door leaf size on the door schedule. I know that I can create a window/door schedule by using the VA create schedule function. Does it mean that I need to use the window tool to make the "main entrance doors, ground floor unit front doors, refuse store doors , bike store doors ..etc " in order to show it on the schedule. Any suggestion?
  19. It's a styled wall with the components referencing from our library. I tried to change it to unstyled wall. The issue still there. Then I created a new wall type with the components bound to different levels. When I adjust the height in OIP, it will follow the change. Not sure. I might set something wrong https://www.dropbox.com/s/zd0id3scxop8a4i/Wall%20Type%20Test.vwx?dl=0
  20. I have tried everything to drop the wall to match the bottom of the structure. ( change the bounds, top offset, button offset) I can see the blue reference point has updated, but not the actual wall. [img:left]https://www.dropbox.com/s/rowy5mjd6qvau2o/wall%201.png?dl=0[/img] [img:left]https://www.dropbox.com/s/wah4n2diump1nwg/wall%202.png?dl=0[/img] wall
  21. Thanks all, The old tool works better the new tool : ) They should put this back to the tool bar before they fix the stair tool issue.
  22. Hi there, I have some difficulty to set up some private stairs. Not sure is there any expert can help? I have attached 2 screen shots and a VW file. Also, is it possible to use the stair tool to build a 3 flights U-stair? Many thanks https://www.dropbox.com/s/93yqcesbik2hutq/Stair%201.png?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/2iy7irxvrbpuzly/Stair%202.png?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/fh9au0xadyx20zr/Stair.vwx?dl=0
  23. A better version compared with uniclass2 https://toolkit.thenbs.com/articles/classification#classificationtables
  24. Dear all, I am setting up the classes based on the Uniclass 2,but I could not find the code for windows? Any ideas? They have rooflights, louvres and components, gates and turnstiles but no windows under Pr_30_59
  25. Thanks Wes! Delete the level types under the Design Layers tab which clear the redundant level types for me. It works!

 

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