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curtain wall framing


mattryan

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Hi All I am using the curtain wall tool and trying to edit the parameters to reflect a vertical butt joint glass with top and bottom frames.

When I draw the wall it shows the bottom frame segmented but I want this to show continuous.

Is there an edit I'm missing ?

 

Thank you!

 

 

 

 

Screen Shot 2018-01-24 at 12.10.35 PM.png

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The way the curtain wall tool is set up out of the box is to have the verticals run continuous, that's why yours show as broken/segmented.  These easiest way to fix what you've got is to put your model in "Front View" so you can see the curtain wall "dead on", then get into the curtain wall editor and use the "Combine Frames Mode" up at the top left to join the horizontals together such that they run continuous.  You pretty much have to do each frame segment at a time, joining it to the one before it.

 

Git 'er done...

 

I've included a sample file as well...

 

 

Screen Shot 2018-01-24 at 1.26.52 PM.png

Curtain_Wall_Test.vwx

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