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Wall, Column and Mullions simultaneously on multiple layers


I would like the option for Walls, Columns and Mullions (or a generic continuous vertical shape) to have the ability to be simultaneously assigned to multiple layers.

In a very basic sense it would be similar to the capabilities of the Stair Tool where the lower portion is on one layer and the upper portion is on a separate layer but they are still linked together and moving one will move the other.

This would be very useful for drawing exterior wall assemblies and curtain walls that span multiple levels and avoid the redundancy and error prone need to manually stack walls, mullions, columns ect. on each level.

As an example when defining wall styles there could be an option you select to allow it to become a 'multi-layer' wall. When that is selected there could be additional selection options to define which layers the wall will occur on and how the wall heights should be defined for each layer it occurs on (pretty much same as it currently does except expanded to reflect the multiple layers). When inserting doors and windows into the walls in plan view they would respond to the layer elevation of the portion of the wall assigned to the active layer only.

There could be plenty of other options as well but I think this would be an immensely useful feature.

It would also be nice if it could be expanded as an option for more complex custom geometry. That would help ease the transition from doing 3D sketch model studies to 3D BIM models if portions of existing geometry could be simultaneously assigned to separate layers without the need to literally split it apart and reassemble it on separate layers or redraw the components.

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