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Column objects are disappearing when I combine them into symbols. Why is this happening and is there any way to resolve it?


They are showing up in 3D in wireframe but not in plan.


Thanks in advance

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Can you post an example of the symbol?  I use column objects in symbols all the time and I don't see them disappear. 


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The Square Tubing PIO you're using as your columns is 3d only. It doesn't have a hybrid component to appear in Top/Plan view. Since your walls have both a 2d and 3d component VW makes your symbol into a hybrid automatically. Try using a different PIO such as the Column Tool or the new Structural Member tool.




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Yes. The Column tool (as Kevin suggested) would be best. These objects have both an Architectural component and Structural component. You would only need the Structural component (which can use the steel shapes).

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