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Hi All, This might have a really obvious answer, but I'm having an issue getting a scroller accessory to show up on a an SL26 light symbol. Both symbols are 2D and the accessory does show up in the light information, but it does not appear on the light symbol at all. It will only show up when I click "Edit Accessories" in the OIP. I have been able to solve the problem by just using the 2D/3D symbols with the accessory instead, even when the accessory is only a 2D symbol. However, I feel like there must be a way to make that same 2D accessory work with a 2D object. Nothing on the plot is in 3D, there is no Z value so I can't imagine there's an issue there. The LD who originally created the plot did just manually put the scrollers on, but he doesn't like that and would prefer to just have them as one unit. If there's a workaround to make this work, I'd really love to know about it. Thanks all!
I have just upgraded from VW 2015 to VW 2017, and now having a problem with the accessory insertion tool. First I place a lighting unit on the plot using the instrument insertion tool. Select the instrument insertion tool. Select a non-static accessory (such as a scroller) via the pull-down menu (note in the displayed window, that the data record indicates the device type as an "Accessory" Click on the front of the unit to place the scroller, click to set the angle of the scroll, and click on the unit to connect the unit to the instrument. The scroller will be placed on the plot successfully, but if you look in the object info, you will note that the device type is Static Accessory rather than simply Accessory. As a workaround, I can manually change the device type, but the is obviously less than ideal. UPDATE - After talking to Tech Support at VectorWorks, this seems to be a bug. It has been referred to engineering.